The last place Private Bill Tasker expected to find himself on his new deployment was at sea — surely that was for the Navy boys? Yet there he was on the top‑secret Blackland Sands sea fort, defending the Thames Estuary from V1 bombs and E-boats. But now it’s thick with fog, he’s lost his pals and a sinister German commando team is hunting him down — would it be the end of his military career?
Story: James Swallow
Cover: Keith Burns