First they called them the Local Defence Volunteers, but then they became the Home Guard. But the name didn’t matter to the thousands of volunteers aged between sixteen and sixty-five who enrolled in 1940 to help Britain face the Nazi menace.
Men like veteran First World War marksman Alec Fraser and his squad. Based on a tiny Scottish island, they would take on all comers… and even pit their wits against a killer U-boat and her tough crew!
Art: Gordon C Livingstone
Cover: Ian Kennedy