Tag Archives: Allan

Death Patrol

Issue Number: 5436

Lieutenant Bob Hanson woke up, instantly alert, as the strong beam of an electric torch illuminated the dark corners of the cave he was sheltering in. Then he relaxed when he saw the men at the cave mouth were kitted out in British paratrooper uniform. Bob knew these men were amongst the finest, highly‑trained soldiers […]

Heroes’ Hill

Issue Number: 5144

It wasn’t much of a hill…it didn’t look important but it was a natural observation point that looked out over the Dutch countryside for miles around. And it would make history in its own little way. Lieutenant Sandy Sanderson’s orders were to take the hill in any way possible to cover the oncoming Allied offensive. […]

Mission of No Return

Issue Number: 5104

Twickenham, Murrayfield or Cardiff Arms Park would have cheered them to the echo for their accurate passing. But it wasn’t a rugger ball the paratroopers passed to each other as they dashed across the German line of fire. It was a deadly bazooka shell – and they weren’t playing just to add a few points […]

Clash of Giants

Issue Number: 5100

The British Cruiser tanks swarmed over the desert. As fine a show of armoured might as ever gladdened an infantry regiment who needed help. But beneath the tank crews’ khaki uniforms beat Nazi hearts with nothing but hate in them. And soon the barrels of British guns would be turning on British troops… Story: Allan Art: Bellalta […]