Tag Archives: CG Walker

Heart of a Lion

Issue Number: 5406

It was a crazy sight — an old Frenchman defying an enemy tank, his shotgun against its cannon and machine guns. Yet his courage did not earn him scorn but the respect and admiration of the German tank commander. Another Frenchman was also a brave fighter, but his courage did not come from any inner […]

Bravery!

Issue Number: 5370

You’re either brave or you’re not — that’s what most people think. But for generations a golden goblet had been handed down from father to son in the Vaubois family, and with it went the legend that whomever drank from the vessel would suddenly discover a courage he never knew he had. Now, in the […]

Enemy in Disguise

Issue Number: 5308

The Lancaster gunner gave a friendly wave to the approaching American Thunderbolt. It was great to have these powerful, heavily‑armed fighters on his side, he reckoned. Then his grin vanished as the Thunderbolt hurtled towards him in an attacking dive, its guns blazing. He wasn’t to know that the Thunderbolt belonged to a special force […]

Coward’s Battle

The German troops rushed into view just as the Fairey Battle was taking off. Immediately they fired at the aircraft, desperate to prevent its escape. With bullets flying all around him, this would be the supreme test of the pilot’s nerve… but the man behind the controls was a self-confessed coward who had run from […]