Tag Archives: CG Walker

A Fighting Chance

Issue Number: 5446

To stay alive in war you’ve got to have an edge over your opponent, something that can swing the odds in your favour. It might be the element of surprise, or a hidden weapon, but it’s always something that puts you one jump ahead and keeps you alive. When he was taken prisoner, Lieutenant Neil […]

Heroes are Human

Issue Number: 5442

When the German war machine rolled into France, it was the first taste of action for many British troops. Most fought bravely, but some wanted to turn and run, scared by the onslaught of bullets and bombs. Such a man was Second Lieutenant Hugh Standerline. He had two fears — the fear of battle and […]

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 […]