Tag Archives: Desert War

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 […]

Call It Quits

Issue Number: 5288

Mike Boyd cursed his luck. He’d sworn to prove himself a better pilot than his greatest rival, Ian Harper, yet here he was dangling helplessly from his parachute and being guarded by a Curtiss Tomahawk piloted by… guess who? Yep, that man Harper!   Story: Staff Art: Amador Cover: Ian Kennedy

Monsters in the Fog

Issue Number: 5265

The platoon of British soldiers moved through the swirling murk. The thick smog hung in the air like tar and they could not even see the rifles in their hands. Shadows and shapes in the fog were moving… coming right at them.   Story: Dominic Teague Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Neil Roberts

Steel and Sand

Issue Number: 5260

The desert war was a hard, fast and furious series of lightning clashes between tough professional warriors striving for supremacy in the sandy wastes. But it was a clean, fair war, with each side treating its enemies decently and honourably… It should have been like that for Lieutenant Dick Shannon too — but then Dick […]

To Wear The Uniform

Issue Number: 5219

In 1935 anti-Semitism became law in Germany, and Jakob Rosenbaum and his family quickly made their escape. Determined to find revenge for the loss of his homeland, he enlists with the British Army – but convincing his new allies that he can be trusted is no cakewalk. Trapped between enemy and Allied lines, Jakob must […]

Sands of Doom

Issue Number: 5220

It was just a box, metal‑bound and padlocked. It probably contained documents, because an army major was guarding it. But to Sergeant Jim Templeton and his mates it soon became a sinister, hated thing, a prize for which men would cheat and steal – and even kill! Story: RA Montague Art: L Rosell Cover: Penalva