Tag Archives: Brent Towns

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, […]

The Flying Emu

Issue Number: 5385

Estranged twins Teddy and Ernie Sharp followed their own paths in the Great War. Teddy took to the skies while Ernie trained hard with the Australian Imperial Force, determined to make his mark. Then, a chance meeting on the Western Front and Teddy’s untimely death changed Ernie’s life forever, as he abandoned the AIF and […]

Raging Metal

Issue Number: 5357

August 1942. Raging metal burned hot under the scorching desert sun. But a grudge between two Aussie tank commanders boiled even hotter. Sergeant Bob Andrews hated Sergeant Simon Meredith, but when Bob’s tank was knocked for six and he saw Meredith leave him high and dry — his rage exploded fivefold. The coward had abandoned […]

Dingo’s Mates

Issue Number: 5325

In 1914, Aussie Dingo Smith and his cobbers — Blue, Pete, Harry, Tugga and Puddin’ signed up with no hesitation. Dingo would do anything to protect his mates, but on the beaches of Gallipoli, among the mass devastation, something changed in Dingo. As he faced the barrel of a Turkish soldier’s rifle, his blood froze. […]