Air

Enemy in Disguise

Issue Number: 5308

The Lancaster gunner gave a friendly wave to the approaching American Thunderbolt. It was great to have these powerful, heavily‑armed fighters on his side, he reckoned. Then his grin vanished as the Thunderbolt hurtled towards him in an attacking dive, its guns blazing. He wasn’t to know that the Thunderbolt belonged to a special force […]

Stealing Stukas

Issue Number: 5307

RAF intelligence officer Ian Thompson has his eyes on the prize, and, thanks to arrogant toff Sam Westwell, he now has everything he needs to get it! If only he wasn’t being blackmailed and didn’t have an errant German artist to keep an eye on. But it’s all in a day’s work when you’re… STEALING […]

Coward’s Battle

The German troops rushed into view just as the Fairey Battle was taking off. Immediately they fired at the aircraft, desperate to prevent its escape. With bullets flying all around him, this would be the supreme test of the pilot’s nerve… but the man behind the controls was a self-confessed coward who had run from […]

Call It Quits

Issue Number: 5288

Mike Boyd cursed his luck. He’d sworn to prove himself a better pilot than his greatest rival, Ian Harper, yet here he was dangling helplessly from his parachute and being guarded by a Curtiss Tomahawk piloted by… guess who? Yep, that man Harper!   Story: Staff Art: Amador Cover: Ian Kennedy

The Paras Are Here!

Issue Number: 5282

Sergeant Joe Cougan was a tough Para who had seen a lot of action and who didn’t suffer fools gladly. Which was unfortunate for Private Andy Bruce, a clumsy youngster whom Cougan considered the world’s biggest fool. Sergeant Sam Gleeson tried in vain to get his arch-rival Cougan to give Andy a break. But there […]

Braddock: Demons

Issue Number: 5267

The RAF’s finest bomber pilot finds himself with a new crew and new challenges as the Nazis press forward and losses begin to mount. Can Braddock overcome his demons and ensure the survival of his Blenheim crew? Or will Suddaby finally push him over the edge…   Story: Ferg Handley Art: Morhain & Defeo Cover: […]

Braddock

Issue Number: 5259

“Better you just forget about being a pilot”, said Squadron Leader Roy Suddaby when Matt Braddock first tried to enlist in the auxiliaries. But he wasn’t a quitter, and the blue-eyed man with uncanny talent would fight his way to the best bombing squad in Britain before he could bring the fight to Nazi Germany. […]