Sea

Patrol Boat Prisoners

Issue Number: 5009

Autumn, 1944, and American was out for blood. In the waters of the western Pacific, three U.S. navy patrol torpedo boats were on the lookout for enemy vessels when they spotted a Yaeyama Minelayer. The Japanese ship was decimated. Scanning the destruction, Lieutenant Mark Murdoch noticed two lone survivors who were soon to become… PATROL […]

Go Down Fighting

Issue Number: 5006

The British motor launch was doomed, pounded by an Italian MAS boat and now also coming under fire from approaching German E-boas. For Lieutenant Norman Ryan it was a bitter moment, but he and his crew would fight on to the end. After all, where there’s life, there’s hope… Story: Ian Clark Art: Peter Foster Cover: Jeff […]

Barbed Wire Battlers

Issue Number: 4993
Barbed Wire Battlers, cover by Janek Matysiak

Seaman Andy Walker had been a loner all his life. From his beginnings at the orphanage to his posting in the Royal Navy, Andy struggled to be accepted… But Andy’s isolation worsened when he was captured and put in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. Once his jailers learnt he could speak their language, he […]

HOODOO SHIP

Issue Number: 4968
Hoodoo Ship, cover by Ken Barr

At long last, Sub-lieutenant Roy Palmer and merchant captain Brian Miller had found the island supply base from which U-boat packs slipped anchor to attack Allied convoys in the South Atlantic. But, only after they’d been adrift for days with two boatloads of tired, unarmed men. They didn’t even have a radio to pass on […]

ATLANTIC KILLER

Issue Number: 4952
Atlantic Killer

A swift trail of bubbles — if you see it and a roar like a thousand express trains crashing — if you hear it. That’s all the warning you get when a torpedo hits home. Lieutenant Commander Dave Miller lost his destroyer just like that to Kapitan Karl von Sturm, top Nazi U-Boat ace known […]

BATTLE OF THE BLACK CROW

Issue Number: 4951
Battle of the Black Crow

The Black Crow was a pirate ship, sailing the seas south of Cuba and tussling with Navy vessels from many different countries. Two young crewmen, Flinn Scott and Charlie Reeves, longed to jump ship — as they missed their Scottish homeland so much. However, soon came the chance to get their hands on some treasure […]