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Returns home

July 1941

Roald Dahl returns to Britain after suffering recurrent problems following his crash in the Libyan desert

July 1941

July 1941

In the summer of 1941, Roald Dahl and the remaining members of his Squadron are in Haifa, northern Israel when Roald begins to suffer from severe debilitating headaches as a result of his earlier crash in the Libyan desert.

Unable to fly any longer, Roald is invalided home to Great Britain. There, he returns to live with his mother, who is now based in Buckinghamshire - the county Roald Dahl would go on to make his permanent home, and where he would later write many of his famous children's books.

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