Tag Archives: Desert War

Fools’ Gold

Issue Number: 5110

Only a fool would go in search of hidden treasure as terrible tank and infantry battles raged all around. Yes, war had seized North Africa, but still the lure of untold wealth had taken its grip. What had made it even more difficult to understand was that more than one desperate man was searching for […]

Clash of Giants

Issue Number: 5100

The British Cruiser tanks swarmed over the desert. As fine a show of armoured might as ever gladdened an infantry regiment who needed help. But beneath the tank crews’ khaki uniforms beat Nazi hearts with nothing but hate in them. And soon the barrels of British guns would be turning on British troops… Story: Allan Art: Bellalta […]

Steeds of Steel

Issue Number: 5052

Stifling desert heat, low-flying Messerschmitts, craftily-hidden mines: Second Lieutenant Neil Hamilton knew he had to face all these as an armoured car commander. But when he added in a private feud between himself and a fellow officer, he began to wonder how he’d find the time to fight the Jerries.   Story: C. G. Walker Art: Bielsa […]

Trouble Hunter

Issue Number: 5048

What was it that turned Corporal Harry Cotton, a quiet, efficient R.A.F. mechanic, into a fighting, double-fisted terror? What gave Harry the courage to face the scorching desert wastes and fight the bloodthirsty Nazi soldiers who waited there for the unwary? The answer lay out there somewhere on the burning desert sands…   Story: Orme Art: Gordon […]