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.


THE EAGLES RIDE

Issue Number: 4807
The Eagles Ride

In the late 1700s, Ensign Francis Allingham, of the Wessex Dragoons, and his friend, junior naval Lieutenant John Harker, joined forces to help rescue French aristocrats from the “Reign of Terror” – a dark period in history when the rulers of the new republic executed any who stood against them. Despite the risks, Francis’ special […]

SECRET OF THE ALPS

Issue Number: 4806
Secret Of The Alps

All it took was one shot from a flare pistol to bring the entire German armoured column to a chaotic standstill. There was no shock wave, no heat blast…just a silent explosion of brilliant light that blinded every pair of eyes within a mile. Even inside tanks there was no protection from this unearthly glare, […]

BROTHERS IN DANGER

Issue Number: 4805
Brothers In Danger

Canadian sniper Michel Caron had been recruited by Gabe Dubois, his adopted brother, for a special mission that required expert, high-precision shooting. In the bombed-out ruins of Caen in Northern France, death lurked in every shadow – and the brothers soon realised that both of them would have to be ready to sacrifice anything, even […]

THE DEADLY WATERS

Issue Number: 4803
The Deadly Waters

When German forces invaded the Netherlands in 1940, Dutch Army Lieutenants Dirk Dreise and Ruud Aaker fought in the front line. The campaign went against them, though, forcing them to escape to England where they were assigned to clandestine intelligence work. Eventually the tide of war turned and in 1944 they were back in their […]

SCHOOL FOR SPIES

Issue Number: 4802
School Of Spies

High on a rocky crag on the west coast of Scotland stood Whitecrest House, home of the Mackay family of Strathfiddich. Over the centuries its grim, stone walls had looked down on many tales of bravery, mystery and intrigue. Now, in the Second World War, it was being put to a peaceful purpose – a […]

A TIGER’S TALE

Issue Number: 4801
A Tiger's Tale

“Tiger!” – a cry that struck fear into many a soldier’s heart during the Second World War. Little wonder when it meant that you were about to encounter 50-odd tons of armoured might, impervious to all but the heaviest weapons and with an 88mm gun whose shells could punch right through another tank from a […]

FLYING FOOLS

Issue Number: 4800
Flying Fools

Flight Lieutenant Roy Ogden was a pilot who fought and flew strictly by the book. He had a neat, tidy squadron that fought neat, tidy air battles and got quite good results…quite good. Then a big Texan pilot called Mike McClusky arrived on the scene; a daring, slap-happy flier who roared, “Get in and mix […]

EAGLES OF NEW EDEN

Issue Number: 4799
Eagles Of New Eden

After the tumultuous events of the English Civil War, Sergeant Samuel Carrick and his fellow Roundhead soldiers were victorious but disillusioned. So disillusioned, that they sailed away to start new lives in the far-off Americas. The idyllic farming colony they established was christened New Eden. Here they worked hard and lived peacefully off the fruits […]

SHIELD OF TRUTH

Issue Number: 4798
Shield Of Truth

Buried under rock and sand in the North African Desert lay the Shield Of Truth. Made of bronze, highly polished, it revealed the truth about any man who looked into its mirror surface. Hidden for over two thousand years, it was found by two British pilots who had staggered mile after mile across the merciless […]