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Hold the Bridge!

Issue Number: 5358

These were Captain Robert Sutton’s orders as he and his men parachuted into enemy‑held territory in Algeria. It was a race against time, for the Nazis were equally determined to destroy the bridge. Luck went against the British paratroops. Firstly they had been forced to fight all the way, and now when it seemed they […]

Raging Metal

Issue Number: 5357

August 1942. Raging metal burned hot under the scorching desert sun. But a grudge between two Aussie tank commanders boiled even hotter. Sergeant Bob Andrews hated Sergeant Simon Meredith, but when Bob’s tank was knocked for six and he saw Meredith leave him high and dry — his rage exploded fivefold. The coward had abandoned […]

The White Feather

Issue Number: 5356

No guts! That’s what they said about young Harry Bishop, and that’s why he was demoted to being a buckshee driver in a twenty‑five pounder gun crew instead of commanding one of his own. The one person left to believe in Harry was — Harry. So he pinched back a gun from the Germans, and […]

Blood in the Sand

Issue Number: 5352

Follow the trail of red, he-man blood into the white heat of the man-killing Western Desert, and you’ll come across a hero… a little runt of a hero called Hank Hale, the one they all laughed at. All, that is, except the Nazis he met up with in the desert. For dead men seldom smile… […]

V for Vitoria

Issue Number: 5351

After forming the Forlorn Hope at the Siege of Badajoz, Sam Jones and Tom Hopper of the 45th Regiment of Foot have worked their way up in Wellington’s army. But, despite initial wins, the British have been pushed west into Portugal. Determined to liberate Spain and destroy Napoleon’s empire once and for all, Wellington will […]

Churchill’s Commandos

Issue Number: 5435

“Enterprises must be prepared, with specially‑trained troops of the hunter class, who can develop a reign of terror down these coasts…” Eighty years ago, after the disaster at Dunkirk, Prime Minister Winston Churchill ordered the formation of a special raiding unit with a brand‑new breed of soldier. These brave and highly‑trained men would come to […]

On Target!

Issue Number: 5342

Born with two left feet — that was most people’s opinion on Private Rick Jackson, a young soldier who seemed to be the worst in the army. He was clumsy, he couldn’t even put his equipment on without causing a commotion, and to cap it all off he couldn’t fire his rifle straight! But Rick […]

Siege of Musa Dagh

Issue Number: 5339

Suzanna and Karine are providing precisely the right motivation for Secret Service agent Aaron Hassan to rethink his priorities — the barrel of a Gewehr 98. Escaping with the Armenian partisans is certainly more appealing than the alternatives… With an Ottoman assassin breathing down his neck and the gendarmes closing in, Aaron must get his […]