Tag Archives: Desert War

Desert Fighter

Issue Number: 5456

The Germans had heard plenty about the Eighth Army. They’d heard plenty about the French Foreign Legion too, those tough, devil-may-care adventurers of the desert. Then Captain Dick Bryson of the Eighth Army and Colonel Duclos of the Foreign Legion shook hands in a desert fort in the middle of nowhere and decided to join […]

A Fighting Chance

Issue Number: 5446

To stay alive in war you’ve got to have an edge over your opponent, something that can swing the odds in your favour. It might be the element of surprise, or a hidden weapon, but it’s always something that puts you one jump ahead and keeps you alive. When he was taken prisoner, Lieutenant Neil […]

Walk — or Die!

Issue Number: 5444

Corporal Tom Gerrard of the Royal Tank Corps was just an ordinary bloke, easy‑going and cheerful. Colonel Karl Oberth of the Tenth Panzer Division was a typical Nazi officer, brutal and unforgiving. Somewhere on the limitless, scorching inferno of the Western Desert, Fate decided that their tank tracks should cross.   Story: Eric Castle Art: […]

Desert Thief

Issue Number: 5422

Newly transferred to a desert reconnaissance group, Jim Collingwood was determined to prove he was good enough to serve with the experienced men around him. And on his first patrol he did just that, saving the others from an enemy ambush that could have wiped them all out. But what no-one else in the unit […]

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 […]

Miss Hellfire

Issue Number: 5415

A socialite, nurse, and driver, Petra Stone wasn’t afraid of anything. Once she fixed her mind on something she put her foot straight down on the accelerator, racing ahead and leaving everyone else in her dust. When war broke out, finally she had a real challenge and a chance to prove herself. She didn’t know what […]

Breaking Point!

Issue Number: 5412

Eyes glazed by the desert sun, half-demented by thirst, the German Captain thought his last hours had come. Lost in the desert without transport, there was no hope for him or his men. Then… was it a mirage? No it was real — the robed figure striding over the dunes, face hidden in the shadow […]