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Born to fly / illustrated by Andrew Burdan.

By: Burdan, Andrew [author,, illustrator.].
Contributor(s): Merepaea Ruamoeke Pohe Whānau Trust | New Zealand. Ministry of Education.
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Huia, 2012Description: 40 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9781775500049.Uniform titles: Hautipua rererangi. English. Subject(s): 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, etcGenre/Form: Graphic novels.DDC classification: 741.5 Summary: 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.
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Shot down off the coast of Germany, Pohe was held prisoner at Stalag Luft III, near Sagan in present-day Poland. Digging a tunnel under the camp, Pohe was one of the prisoners who escaped in a mass breakout which was immortalised in the film The Great Escape.

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.

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