Tag Archives: D-Day

Marked Man

Issue Number: 5234

Pete Barton was a very secret agent. He was known only as L’Ombre – “The Shadow”. His dangerous job took him far behind the Nazi lines to occupied France where he ruled second to none as a saboteur and Resistance fighter. Even Pete realised that his luck would run out one day, but he never […]

Dead by Dawn

Issue Number: 5233

They called Operation Aubery one of the finest and most spectacular exploits of the Royal Marine Commandos, but it wasn’t all smooth sailing. Every day the sun rose with more blood and battling, each Commando uncertain that they would see another dawn.   Story: Kate Dewar Art: Manuel Benet Cover: Manuel Benet

Big Joe

Issue Number: 5232

“Battling Barton”, British heavyweight champ, became Sergeant Joe Barton by the time D-Day dawned. No-one got ahead of Joe when the great advance started. By boot, gun, and rock-hard fist, Joe smashed his way across Europe, searching for one cruel Nazi who’d once tricked and beaten him in the ring – SS Captain Kurt Kleiner. […]

First Men Ashore

Issue Number: 5231

At the Dunkirk Evacuation, Sergeant Ronnie Malloy had saved the lives of two young privates – one a solid soldier, the other full of fear and doubt. Four years and two sets of stripes later, the trio are reunited in training for the greatest push towards the liberation of Europe: Operation Overlord. The young sappers […]