Tag Archives: Defeo

Tassie Devil

Issue Number: 5423

By April 1941, the Nazis had invaded Greece and were pushing the Allies out. Greek, British and Anzac soldiers all fought back bravely, but they were no match. Evacuation was inevitable, however for one Tasmanian, no man was getting left behind! Sergeant Billy Waugh may not have wanted to be a chauffeur to a General, […]

A Fool’s Errand

Issue Number: 5403

Lieutenant Stanley Harvey wasn’t the most experienced officer plodding around the Egyptian desert in 1942. And his young age didn’t really inspire confidence in the rank and file either. So, when Harvey was sent on a useless little task with scruffy Privates Kenny Cheam and Sidney Kerr, he felt like he was being fobbed off. […]

The Flying Emu

Issue Number: 5385

Estranged twins Teddy and Ernie Sharp followed their own paths in the Great War. Teddy took to the skies while Ernie trained hard with the Australian Imperial Force, determined to make his mark. Then, a chance meeting on the Western Front and Teddy’s untimely death changed Ernie’s life forever, as he abandoned the AIF and […]

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 […]