Land

Red Snow

Issue Number: 5309

Just outside the beleaguered city of Stalingrad, German and Russian soldiers were trapped by a blizzard on the steppes. As the bitter cold gnawed at their bones, each man wished to be away from the freezing, howling winds. But the cold wasn’t the only thing out in the dark wasteland as bloody pawprints tracked through […]

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 […]

Unknown Enemy

Issue Number: 5306

Stranded in dangerous territory with no transport and only a corporal to help him protect a very important British colonel, Lieutenant Tom Gifford knew he had a tough job on his hands. But then a half-track packed with American troops hoved into view and it seemed their troubles were all over. Which was exactly what […]

Supertank

Issue Number: 5305

Weighing over a thousand tonnes, measuring one‑hundred and fifteen feet long, and thirty-six feet high with the kind of artillery armament that would shame a battleship, the Landkreuzer P.1000 Ratte was a warship built for land. It was the Nazis’ latest super weapon, and in the aftermath of D-Day it would decimate the Allies. That […]

Stan’s War

Issue Number: 5303

Stanislaw Kowalski pulsed with anger. He was kicked out of his country, sent running to France before entering the British Army. But the furious Pole was burning to get into the fight and kick the Nazis right in their crooked teeth. Not even joining the fearsome Commandos could quench his thirst for vengeance. Stan’s war […]

Battleground

Issue Number: 5300

Take a look at these warriors below. Quite a bunch aren’t they? Shirkers, deadbeats, men too old and boys too young to fight. Those were the types Lieutenant Dave Manning was ordered to take back to the base areas, away from the fighting line. But Dave had other ideas about what he’d do with these […]

Sladen’s Promise

Issue Number: 5299

The friendship between a butler, Anthony Sladen, and his master, Lord Jeffery Mortimer, had stood the test of time and the length of two wars, but a deep resentment had festered because of it. Mortimer’s son, Sebastian, despised Sladen. But Sladen had made a promise, one he would rather die than break.   Story: Dominic […]