Tag Archives: CT Rigby

At Dawn You Die

Issue Number: 5492

They were like nothing so much as lean, hungry, grey wolves. Grey with fear and exhaustion, lean with hardship, and hungry for blood —the blood of the Japanese who forced them to live like hunted beasts. They were men who had survived the invasion of Burma, and fought on in small bands hidden in the […]

Face the Demon

Issue Number: 5486

Clive Harrison seemed to be a good bloke to have in your platoon. When the going got tough, he never faltered —and on several occasions it was his quick thinking that saved the day. Why then, if he was such a good soldier, would he suddenly run out on his mates?   Story: CG Walker […]

Sands of Death

Issue Number: 5416

Lieutenant Harry Brent was a man with a mission.  He had been chosen by British Intelligence to go into the desert and convince the local tribesmen to fight alongside the British — and the bag of gold he carried would act as the perfect persuader. An easy task, you might think, but Harry was going […]

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 […]

Battleground

Issue Number: 5300

Take a look at these warriors below. Quite a bunch aren’t they? Shirkers, deadbeats, men too old and boys too young to fight. Those were the types Lieutenant Dave Manning was ordered to take back to the base areas, away from the fighting line. But Dave had other ideas about what he’d do with these […]

One Wrong Move

Issue Number: 5254

Dropping bombs on Britain – that was the task of Leutnant Carl Toller, an ace Luftwaffe pilot. Making the bombs that didn’t explode safe – that was the dangerous job of Jim Bannon, an officer in the Royal Engineers. You couldn’t get two tasks more different than that, but one fateful night this pair would […]

Boy Hero

Issue Number: 5248

Sixteen years old, and wanted for murder! That was the secret Mike Ryan took with him to the army recruiting office, where he told them he was eighteen and had a clean record! Yet this was the lad who became a perfect soldier. This was the kid who became a…   Story: E Hebden Art: […]

None So Brave

Issue Number: 5212

If there was one thing Nicky Quinn didn’t fancy it was the army. Nicky was a jazz trumpeter and when he and his musicians were called up, he made every effort to stay out of the war. But he wasn’t reckoning on Sergeant Major Jake Bradley – and Bradley had a way of making men […]