The Collection

Attention, troops! Here’s where you’ll find out the intel on Commando. The Collection features classic cover images and information about the books, their time periods, settings and the creators involved. Perhaps your favourite artist has drawn the cover or the interior illustrations? We hope you enjoy searching through these special Intelligence files.


Go Down Fighting

Issue Number: 5006
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The British motor launch was doomed, pounded by an Italian MAS boat and now also coming under fire from approaching German E-boas. For Lieutenant Norman Ryan it was a bitter moment, but he and his crew would fight on to the end. After all, where there’s life, there’s hope…

Urban Gunners

Issue Number: 5005
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American Private Brad Lynch excelled as a gunner, enjoying his role in an anti-tank platoon based in the German countryside. Calm and composed, Lynch hit his targets with ease. But when the platoon received orders to aid infantrymen in the nearby town of Aachen, Lynch lost his cool. Witnessing his friends fall to German snipers, […]

Trouble Squadron

Issue Number: 5004
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Squadron leader Scatty Wilson was the only surviving pilot of a whole squadron. One by one the Luftwaffe had shot down his friends and as each one died, Scatty became that much more bitter. Here in Trouble Squadron the strange story of how he made both Nazis and his own squadron suffer is told for […]

American Eagles

Issue Number: 5003
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By 1940, the United States still hadn’t entered the Second World War but many volunteer pilots, like Lieutenant Eddie ‘Mac’ MacDonald, ventured across the Atlantic to join up. These brave men and their formations were known as Eagle Squadrons. Following the events of Pearl Harbour, America was catapulted into battle. With some action already under […]

Zig-Zag-Or Die!

Issue Number: 5002
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Never fly straight for more than four seconds. That was a lesson learned in the fierce dog-fights of the Spanish Civil War. It was a lesson Andy Roe was to take back with him to the R.A.F. when the Second World War broke out. But Andy’s past misdeeds were to make it very difficult for him […]

Course For Action

Issue Number: 5001
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Jack Yeoman’s father had been killed in action during the First World War. A well respected sailor, a monument in his village was all Jack had to keep his father’s memory alive. As the Second World War broke out, Jack felt obliged to enlist in the Navy to honour his family, despite his cautious nature. […]

Zero Hour

Issue Number: 5000
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Joe Hartley was incredibly proud when his brother, Terry, joined the prestigious British Commandos. But Terry was taken all too soon, captured and killed by a vicious S.S. regiment. Distraught, and desperate to follow in his brother’s footsteps, Joe enlisted. Young and inexperienced, Joe struggled to impress the veteran soldiers in his brigade. And, as […]

Ghost Patrol

Issue Number: 4999
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When Jim Hughes, tough British foot soldier, started to take incredible risks in battle – and survived – his mates didn’t know what to make of it. Enemy bullets continually missed him by inches, while other British soldiers fell. It looked like he was living a charmed life – and he was! Jim was sure […]

Jailbreak Heroes

Issue Number: 4998
Jailbreak Heroes, cover by Ian Kennedy

Three men on the run – but running into danger instead of away from it. For when ex-Sergeant Mike Stone got the chance to escape from Polworth Military Prison in England, he decided to head back to the front line in France to seek revenge on the cowardly officer who had betrayed him. And the […]

Hidden Nazis

Issue Number: 4997
Hidden Nazis, cover by Manuel Benet

In 1945, after the German surrender, Nazis guilty of heinous war crimes attempted to flee or conceal themselves in post-war Germany. Lieutenant Sam Watling’s job was to find them. But he had help. An unknown hand aided Sam in his quest for justice, unmarked envelopes and tips were left at his desk – behind them […]