Tag Archives: Brent Towns

Thunderfish!

Issue Number: 5551

The USS Pike is sunk, and survivors Lieutenant Jimmy Hart and his Commander, Ralph Hunter, are now in charge of the Thunderfish —a Tambor Class sub with a formidable reputation. But as they patrol the Pacific waters, Jimmy soon finds he has more problems than the Japanese on his hands! As rumours abound of the […]

The Last of the Wattles

Issue Number: 5549

When war was declared in Europe in August 1914, thousands of miles away, an Australian rules football team called the Hollyvale Wattles was playing for the greatest prize of the year.Little did they know it would be the last match they’d ever play together as the next day all eighteen team members enlisted for The […]

Jungle Wings

Issue Number: 5539

Flying Officer Joe Blake and his mates were feeling pretty confident when war came to Malaya in 1941. But, when their first-ever dogfight against mighty Mitsubishi A6M Zeros in their outclassed Brewster Buffalos came, the rookie Australian pilots paid a heavy price indeed. Joe, now the only survivor of his squadron, was tasked with training […]

Sink the Shokaku!

Issue Number: 5525

A secret, third Shokaku-Class Aircraft Carrier carries eight twin dual-purpose guns, twelve anti-aircraft guns and over seventy-two aircraft —a heck of a threat for the Royal Australian Navy in the South Pacific! But there are two rowdy and tenacious captains who won’t rest until it goes under! A regular couple of Ahabs, this is one […]

War of the Roses

Issue Number: 5515

Captain George Rose and Kapitan Zur See Helmut Rose had only two things in common —their rank and their shared last name. But in 1941, the pair was destined to meet in the middle of the Atlantic where the wolfpacks and the greyhounds of the sea clashed indesperate conflict. What was about to be witnessed […]

SS Colonel

Issue Number: 5503

Not every man in the German Army was a fanatic. Not everyone relished in war and the bloodthirsty invasion of Soviet Russia —a country that had been their ally —turning brothers in arms against each other. But one man did. He prized it. He was loved by his men and feared by everyone else. He […]

Thor’s Hammers

Issue Number: 5439

Captain Grant Thor has seen his team through the disaster at Kasserine Pass and onto success on the beachhead at Anzio — but as the terrain changes and he finds himself pinned down in a tiny Italian village, the stalwart hero crumbles in the wake of the Nazi Panthers lying in wait. Imprisoned and replaced […]

A Soldier’s Honour

Issue Number: 5435

Evacuation — again — just like in Greece. The battle for the island of Crete lasted just thirteen days, as Fallschirmjager rained down bringing death and destruction with them. Aussie Corporal Ted Olsen had mates who stayed behind in Greece and it got them killed. Now he’s got a new squad and he’s determined to […]

Tassie Devil

Issue Number: 5423

By April 1941, the Nazis had invaded Greece and were pushing the Allies out. Greek, British and Anzac soldiers all fought back bravely, but they were no match. Evacuation was inevitable, however for one Tasmanian, no man was getting left behind! Sergeant Billy Waugh may not have wanted to be a chauffeur to a General, […]