Author Archives: georgia

Stolen Glory

Issue Number: 5172

Max Brandt emerged from World War One covered in honours. Justly so, for he had shot down the famous French air ace, Rene Dumont.   But two men knew he was not the victor of that dogfight. Brandt himself, and the British pilot who had really downed the Frenchman.   Story: CG Walker Art: Carmona Cover: Ian […]

War Bus

Issue Number: 5171

In the First World War, over one thousand London buses were used to ferry soldiers from Blighty to the front line in France. It was a long, dangerous journey, one that would take trainee bus driver Sam Porter far away from the depot in Hackney. 
 Now in the driving seat, in a big, bright […]

Sea of Secrets

Issue Number: 5170

When Tim Elder, young and keen, his sub lieutenant’s rank badge shining new, received a posting to the Mediterranean, he found that he had joined a part of the Royal Navy that he knew nothing about. For instance, what was the secret of the grubby fishing vessel that made the Germans determined to sink her? […]

Rebel Riders

Issue Number: 5169

The heroes of ‘Viva Villa’ return but not as you know them! Disguised as priests and accompanied by Sister Sofia, the Gomez brothers face one of their deadliest missions yet – working with a nun!   Still fighting for the revolution to free Mexico, Carlos and Hector were tasked with sneaking into a Federale-held city […]

Black Schneider

Issue Number: 5168

For Sergeant Bill Kane this was the last straw. Bill had run up against “Black Schneider” — Nazi Major Schneider and his mobile desert commandos — the most feared striking force in the desert. Schneider squashed Bill’s little force as carelessly as he’d have squashed a beetle under his gleaming black jackboots. A solid year […]

Dangerous Investigations

Issue Number: 5167

Lieutenant John Weller was like a bloodhound when he was on a case. From his early years as a police detective, solving high‑class robberies, to being a military policeman on the trail of a smuggling ring in the British Army – nothing could stand between him and his investigation… not even a little thing called […]

Fighting Civvy

Issue Number: 5166

Bill Carpenter was a civilian, a top salesman for farming machinery who wanted nothing to do with the war. But no-one had told the Germans that, and he found himself caught up in the retreat to Dunkirk. Civvy or not, Bill was forced to fight to survive. And if the Jerries had known how good […]

Desert Rescue!

Issue Number: 5165

Lieutenant Guy Lewis was desperate for action. Fresh out of officer’s training, he was bored of playing squash in Cairo to pass the time. Then Guy got the posting he had been waiting for – a posting in the North African desert with one of the most notorious Allied regiments – the Long Range Desert […]

Death of a U-boat

Issue Number: 5164

To the tough rowdies of the whaling fleets from Greenland to the South Pole, he was just ‘Big Olaf’. Star harpoon-gunner of them all, the ship that had Olaf aboard broke records for whales caught and bonuses paid. Six feet four inches of blonde Norwegian with eyes as icy green as the seas he roved, and […]

The Last Men at Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5163

Sergeant Ronnie Malloy stood alone on the French pier looking out towards the sea. The beach was deserted bar the smoking husks of discarded British trucks. The lines of men desperate to clamber aboard the ships bound for Blighty were all gone and the place was silent except for the quiet ebb of the tide. In […]