By W. E. Johns
Professor Max Beklinder has disappeared. he's the inventor of Linderite explosive, a Lucranian by means of delivery yet British by way of naturalization. The Professor was once engaged on a mystery poison gasoline for the British while he was once stated as having been killed in a vehicle coincidence in Unterhamstadt in Lucrania. Biggles is shipped to determine if he's rather lifeless and if no longer, to get him again. Algy flies over to Lucrania and Biggles and Ginger parachute down. They intend to pose as British travelers and check out to set up the reality concerning the Professor's loss of life. It's no longer lengthy earlier than they realize the Professor's Morris Ten automobile thoroughly undamaged, hidden in a close-by citadel. Staying at a resort in Unterhamstadt, Biggles and Ginger trigger to discover the vault the place the Professor is supposedly buried. In his coffin, they locate in basic terms books, yet a mysterious lady has them. the lady is staying at Biggles and Ginger's inn. The neighborhood police raid the lodge and seize the "girl" and it seems that it truly is a guy in cover - Beklinder's son. Lucrania is below the heel of 1 of its neighbours, and a local of that kingdom is answerable for the police. Erich von Stalhein is on the lodge checking the names of the site visitors and is shocked to come across of his previous foes. With mins to spare, Biggles and Ginger break out right into a mystery passage that leads from room 17 within the lodge to the fort. The passage leads at the back of the citadel partitions and Ginger comes throughout a undercover agent gap right into a room that's getting used as von Stalhein's place of work. To Ginger's astonishment he sees that Algy is a prisoner! Von Stalhein additionally has Professor Beklinder as a prisoner. The Professor threatens von Stalhein with a few strong explosive he has made yet von Stalhein has a trump card to play within the type of Beklinder's captured son. Beklinder has handy the explosive over. Von Stalhein plans to take the Beklinders away and Biggles and Ginger understand they need to cease this. They trap the automobile taking the Beklinders out of the citadel and race to discover Algy's aircraft however it is just too past due as von Stalhein has had the airplane got rid of. Biggles has a plan and tells Ginger that he and the Beklinders needs to meet him at a definite rendezvous at 12.20 a.m. meanwhile they're to conceal up on the vault whereas Biggles attempts to organise a few shipping. within the vault, the Professor tells Ginger that there's additionally a mystery passage from the vault to the fortress. utilizing this, Ginger returns to rescue Algy, anything he succeeds in doing with a little support from Beklinder's explosive. Ginger and Algy rush to the vault and locate that the Beklinders have already trigger. Catching up with them, the 4 males wait on the rendezvous, yet already the warriors are out monitoring them with canines. in the meantime Biggles has long past to Prenzel, as he is aware normal mail aircraft leaves for Croydon at the hours of darkness. He hopes to cajole the pilot to assist him. issues don't fairly visit plan and Biggles has to scouse borrow the airplane. He flies to the rendezvous and is simply in time to load his passengers aboard and make a determined flight again to England.
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