Tag Archives: Defeo

Flight to Freedom

Issue Number: 5369

Pilots Thomas Wintrell and Matthew Maddock are defending Malta, blasting the enemy from the sky, grabbing a quick cuppa and doing it all over again. The ceaseless bombing is taking its toll but when the operatic Fattorini captures the pair, they’ll do anything to get back in the air, taking their new Russian chum along […]

Lone Wolf

Issue Number: 5343

U-1215’s Kommandant Josef Jewinski knew there was a traitor in his crew — a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Diving deeper into the Atlantic, the water and paranoia threatened to crush Josef. He had heard the word “mutiny” whispered by men sworn to his command. Now there is blood on his hands, but can he find the […]

Dodger’s Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5337

The Allied armies were caught napping in May 1940. Flat‑footed, the British Expeditionary Force fought hard to defend what little they could hold on to. Among them was a firebrand named Tom “Dodger” Dodge with a chip on his shoulder the size of an iceberg. He wasn’t about to retreat to Dunkirk for anyone — […]

Durand’s Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5335

May 1940. The French battled like demons to protect their homeland from the raiding Nazi armies. Fighting a desperate defence, they only hoped to hold the Germans back long enough for the evacuation of their allies. For, had it not been for the fighting spirit of men like Regis Durand, the British evacuation at Dunkirk […]

Conchie!

Issue Number: 5321

They called them the Coward Brigade, those who dared object to war. Counting their white feathers, they were the conscientious objectors, but they were everything but cowards. The Non-Combatant Corps faced every danger the Army did on the Western Front, with one exception — the NCC weren’t armed to defend themselves. They only had their […]

Red Snow

Issue Number: 5309

Just outside the beleaguered city of Stalingrad, German and Russian soldiers were trapped by a blizzard on the steppes. As the bitter cold gnawed at their bones, each man wished to be away from the freezing, howling winds. But the cold wasn’t the only thing out in the dark wasteland as bloody pawprints tracked through […]

Stan’s War

Issue Number: 5303

Stanislaw Kowalski pulsed with anger. He was kicked out of his country, sent running to France before entering the British Army. But the furious Pole was burning to get into the fight and kick the Nazis right in their crooked teeth. Not even joining the fearsome Commandos could quench his thirst for vengeance. Stan’s war […]

Sladen’s Promise

Issue Number: 5299

The friendship between a butler, Anthony Sladen, and his master, Lord Jeffery Mortimer, had stood the test of time and the length of two wars, but a deep resentment had festered because of it. Mortimer’s son, Sebastian, despised Sladen. But Sladen had made a promise, one he would rather die than break.   Story: Dominic […]