Tag Archives: Crete

Escape From Crete

Issue Number: 5218

Accepted for aircrew training, Frank Wilson thought his dreams were about to be realised – then he was posted to the island of Crete. There, everything seemed to be against him, including one of his own officers, but Frank was determined to fly. With the help of some hard New Zealanders and a bunch of […]

Sky Blitz

Issue Number: 5200

Here, in the maze of tunnels beneath the ruins of a palace in Crete, legend has it that the Minotaur lurked – the fearsome monster of ancient times. Half‑bull, half-man it was satisfied only by human sacrifice. Deeper and deeper into those dark tunnels, a band of British and Cretan guerrillas were being ruthlessly driven […]

The Deadly Game

Issue Number: 5032

With weapons and ammunition stolen from the Nazis, two British soldiers lurked in the ragged hills of Crete, keeping alive by always shooting first – and never missing. And on the plains below, Major Joachim Mauch ranted at his crack paratroopers as they failed time after time to bring these two desperate men to a […]