Short Biography: Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl Roald Dahl was a famous Norwegian-British children book writer. He was born in Cardiff, Wales the 13th of September 1916. He served in the Royal Air Force during WW2 becoming a wing commander. In 1960 he started his writing career at the Gypsy House in Great Missenden. His most famous work is probably Charlie and the chocolate factory. At the age of 74 he passed away in 1990. He was buried in his hometown Cardiff. Roald Dahl`s childhood Roald Dahl was born Villa Mare in Cardiff Wales the 13.september 1916. His parents were Norwegian (Harrald Dahl and Sofie Magdalene). He got his forename after the explorer Roald Amundsen. Throughout the childhood and some adolescence, Roald spend his summer time at Tjøme in Norway from he were 4…show more content…
About one mount later, his father died 57 years old. His mother nevertheless chose them to be in Brittan rather than head back to Norway. Roald Dahl’s father wanted him to get a British education, because he believed that the school system was the world`s best. Roald begun first on Llandgriff Cathedral School. One day Roald was eight years, he and four other comrades punished off the teachers caning. Just because they had let a dead rat on the school. Because his action was bad, he was sent to boarding schools. After a moment, he got homesick, and then it was the start of that Roald started writing letters. Roald was 1.98 centimeters tall when he was fully developed. He was good at sport and was captain of the squash team (a sport), and played on the soccer team. Besides the sport there, he became interested in photography. When Roald begun to the school there, it happened that a chocolate company called Cadbury Stundom sometimes gave the students on the school boxes off chocolate. It was that way he got the idea for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. That was his 3 bock. The End. Personal…show more content…
While in Africa he signed up for the British airforce. He didn’t get much training before being sent to battle. His pilot career in Africa didn’t last very long doe, as his gladiator plane, crash landed on his way to Libya. The crash damaged him a lot as he broke his nose, injured his skull and blinded him for a time. He was told that he couldn’t fly any more but that didn’t stop him. After five months in hospital he was sent back to battle. He ended up in Greece where he faced his first encounter with real air combat. Despite it being his first actual time in battle he shot down a German fighter pilot. During the entire month of April he is believed to have shot down three enemy pilots. Unfortunately the Germans won the battle and concurred Athens. Because of this, he was sent down to what is now known as Palestine. After a having been in Palestine for a few weeks he started suffering from blinding headaches. He was named unfit for battle and was sent home to Great Brittan. During his time as a fighter pilot he had shot down a total of five planes and obtained the rank of
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