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.


OPERATION DOUBLE BLUFF

Issue Number: 4829
Operation Double Bluff

After seeing his fellow Paratroop squad soldiers brutally killed by Germans in enemy-occupied Holland – and being shot himself and left to die – Lieutenant Ralph Loach was a man determined to settle the score. Newly transferred to war-battered Berlin with the Intelligence Corps, could Ralph put aside his quest for revenge long enough to […]

ONE FALSE MOVE…

Issue Number: 4828
One False Move

“Unexploded bomb!” That dreaded cry would send shivers down the spine of the bravest man. Yet, for Lieutenant Bill Seddon of the Bomb Disposal Company, it was all in the line of duty. Every day he faced the task of defusing these devilish devices with the same outward coolness. But now the strain was beginning […]

KNOW YOUR ENEMY

Issue Number: 4827
know your enemy

In the Summer of 1940, rumours abounded that German forces were poised to invade Great Britain… Brigadier Harry Thomas of the Intelligence Corps believed in hard facts and those came from proper intelligence, reported by seasoned professionals. Aerial reconnaissance photos, for example, were valuable, of course, but they were no match for a couple of […]

FIT TO FIGHT

Issue Number: 4826
Fit To Fight

Massive doors set in a cliff face. Enemy submarines slinking in at night to their hidden lair…and slinking out again before dawn to go about their deadly business. This base could not be bombed or shelled, but it had to be destroyed. And the man to do it was a soldier sent home from the […]

HI-JACK!

Issue Number: 4825
Hi-Jack!

Lieutenant Pete Wade was very glad to see the last of Greece. He had seen too many brave men die facing hopeless odds as the Nazis swarmed in with overwhelming numbers. But he wouldn’t have been nearly so pleased if he’d known that he’d be sent back to Greece…by parachute, at dead of night. And […]

THE DESPERATE HOURS

Issue Number: 4824
The Desperate Hours

“Old Soldiers never die,” was just another saying to Corporal Bill Curtis and Private Jack Hunt until that night they landed on an island to sabotage the huge guns threatening the Allied invasion forces. Then strange things began to happen. It all started when they met up with an officer of Napoleon’s Army – a […]

WATERLOO!

Issue Number: 4823
Waterloo!

The wars started with a peasant’s revolt in Paris and ended beside an obscure farmhouse in Belgium. Over nearly three decades, France, her armies and her new emperor turned Europe into a cauldron of conflict. Henri Durant and Jean Tavere were just two of the thousands of men whose lives were turned upside down in […]

FULL SPEED EAST

Issue Number: 4822
Full Speed East

THE MEN – Tough British sailors schooled in the traditions of Trafalgar. Lean, hard-fighting Americans spurred on by the memory of Pearl Harbour. THE SHIPS – MTBs of the Royal Navy – four torpedo tubes, six guns, capable of 40 knots. Patrol Torpedo Boats of the US Navy – four tubes, five guns, a top […]

A MOTLEY CREW

Issue Number: 4821
A Motley Crew

In the lead-up to the hastily organised evacuation at Dunkirk, a disparate group of servicemen found themselves thrown together. A Pay Corps clerk… …an RAF policeman… …and a Royal Navy Able Seaman… …were joined by a shady civilian who was unsure whose side he was on, except his own. They would have to combine their […]

LOST PATROL

Issue Number: 4820
Lost Patrol

Sergeant Jim Stark was trying to lead a lost patrol of fellow Chindits back to safety, through a jungle swarming with Japanese. A tight enough spot for any man, even worse for Jim who had lost his memory. But Jim didn’t know the half of it. Among the men of that lost patrol was a […]