Tag Archives: Andrew Knighton

Dodger’s Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5337

The Allied armies were caught napping in May 1940. Flat‑footed, the British Expeditionary Force fought hard to defend what little they could hold on to. Among them was a firebrand named Tom “Dodger” Dodge with a chip on his shoulder the size of an iceberg. He wasn’t about to retreat to Dunkirk for anyone — […]

Durand’s Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5335

May 1940. The French battled like demons to protect their homeland from the raiding Nazi armies. Fighting a desperate defence, they only hoped to hold the Germans back long enough for the evacuation of their allies. For, had it not been for the fighting spirit of men like Regis Durand, the British evacuation at Dunkirk […]

Rats in the Rubble

Issue Number: 5327

Berlin, 1945. The capital of Hitler’s Reich is on fire. Children are armed and take to the streets ready to destroy the communist vermin that infests the city. A Red Army squad, led by Sergeant Nikolai Kulikov, is tasked with exterminating German snipers holed up in an abandoned orphanage. But, Nikolai will soon find he […]

Stealing Stukas

Issue Number: 5307

RAF intelligence officer Ian Thompson has his eyes on the prize, and, thanks to arrogant toff Sam Westwell, he now has everything he needs to get it! If only he wasn’t being blackmailed and didn’t have an errant German artist to keep an eye on. But it’s all in a day’s work when you’re… STEALING […]

Splashdown in the Pacific

Issue Number: 5257

Quiet, unassuming and immaculate, Pilot Ken Rooney finds the US Navy to be much like his school days — somewhere to keep his head down and play by the rules. But Ken’s reconnaissance training is about to see that rulebook ripped up — by one Australian Group Captain with a penchant for adventure!   Story: […]

Lady Death

Issue Number: 5217

Private Svetlana Ivanovna Korzh smelled peppermint. In her balled up fist, she crushed a Vivil wrapper and looked around for her enemy. The German sniper had been there recently, she was going to find him and take her revenge.   Story: Andrew Knighton Art: Manuel Benet Cover: Manuel Benet

Harriet’s War

Issue Number: 5179

In the dark, the cries of the wounded men on the front line echoed, their hoarse voices calling for the ‘angels on wheels’ to come save them. One such angel was Harriet Weekes, an ambulance driver in the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry. As the fourth and only female Weekes sibling, Harriet had joined up to […]

Walking the Line

Issue Number: 5147

Bailing out of his Stirling Mk. III bomber over Nazi-occupied France, Flight Lieutenant Alan Freeman knew his wits would only get him so far. But, lucky for him, the French Resistance were ready to lend a hand and get him back to Blighty. However, not everything was rosy in the Resistance, and there was talk of […]

The Forlorn Hope

Issue Number: 5139

The men of the 45th Regiment of Foot gripped their Brown Bess muskets with sweaty hands, ready to storm the breaches at Badajoz. The 45th were the soldiers chosen to be the first part of the attack. Their fight would be the hardest with the most casualties. For this, they called them… The Forlorn Hope […]