Burdan, Andrew,

Born to fly / illustrated by Andrew Burdan. - Wellington, N.Z. : Huia, 2012. - 40 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.

Originally published in Māori as: Hautipua rererangi. Wellington, N.Z. : He mea whakaputa tēnei tuhinga mō te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga e Hui, 2009. First ed.: 2009.

Retells the story of NZRAF Flying Officer Porokoru Patapu (John) Pohe of Ngati Rangi, who served 22 missions in his first tour of duty during the Second World War. In 1943 Pohe was captured by the German Army and executed by a firing squad. In graphic novel format.

FSK 13


Pohe, Porokoru Patapu, 1914-1944 --Comic books, strips, etc.

World War, 1939-1945--New Zealand--Comic books, strips, etc.
Fighter pilots--New Zealand--Comic books, strips, etc.
Air pilots, Military--Comic books, strips, etc.
World War, 1939-1945--Māori participation--Comic books, strips, etc.

Graphic novels.


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