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.


POLISH PRIDE

Issue Number: 4889
Polish Pride

When their unit was wiped out in the Blitzkrieg that heralded the beginning of World War II, Lieutenant Bartek Abramski and Sergeant Jakub Brejnak reluctantly found themselves on the run from the Germans. These proud Uhlan cavalrymen were determined to survive and live to continue their fight another day. As time wore on, though, the […]

CODEWORD – “TORCH”

Issue Number: 4888
Codeword - "Torch"

One man held the key to the operation called by the codeword – “TORCH” – the huge Allied invasion of North Africa. His name was Pete Macrory, a Canadian in the Royal Engineers – and nobody trusted him an inch. To find out why, and what made Pete tick in his own peculiar way, you […]

OUT OF TIME

Issue Number: 4887
Out Of Time

It seemed that the Grossin brothers couldn’t be more different. Marc was a mild-mannered watchmaker – the occupying German garrison had used his skills to mend various timepieces dotted around their base. Meanwhile, his younger brother, Bernard, was a member of the local French Resistance and he had begun to wonder if Marc was getting […]

THE WRONG ENEMY

Issue Number: 4886
The Wrong Enemy

The Italians fighting in North Africa clashed not only with their British foes, but also with their German allies. Enzo Lanzini certainly wasn’t happy facing the advance of British armour across the desert, but he certainly was no coward either. It was just that he had seen the way the Nazis operated, and he had […]

ANOTHER TIGHT SPOT

Issue Number: 4882
Another Spot

Andy Leslie had known all along that he would have to face danger when he volunteered to serve with the Parachute Regiment. That had turned out to be the way of it, Andy battling his way clear from one tight spot after another with the famous Red berets. Nobody had ever warned him that he […]

DEATH DROP

Issue Number: 4881
Death Drop

In 1944, Allied forces in Southern Italy met fierce resistance from the German defenders who fought bitterly from the cover of the mountains and hills. When a British airborne unit were tasked with landing behind enemy lines and hampering the German escape, this seemed straightforward. However, Captain Roy Hopkins soon found out the hard way […]

SHOWDOWN!

Issue Number: 4880
Showdown!

Everybody had thought a lot of Inspector Harry Andrews of the Malayan Police. He was a real man, all guts. Pity he had been captured and probably killed by the Japanese when the invasion over-ran his outpost. He’d put up quite a fight, though. Then, there was his brother, Colin – just a war correspondent, […]