Tag Archives: Eric Hebden

Born Brave

Issue Number: 5364

Sergeant George Ward, British dispatch rider, was roaring back to his base in France after a routine delivery job and looking forward to bacon and eggs. Ahead of him the road swung round a long, fast curve and into a dark forest — and what happened when George raced into that wood was to give […]

Nightmare Patrol

Issue Number: 5256

An army clerk turned Commando, that was Sergeant Jeff Ridley. Most of his war had been spent behind a desk — but now he had a gun in his hand and a heartful of courage. It was his first mission as a fighting soldier, and he was really going to let those Jerries know he […]

Boy Hero

Issue Number: 5248

Sixteen years old, and wanted for murder! That was the secret Mike Ryan took with him to the army recruiting office, where he told them he was eighteen and had a clean record! Yet this was the lad who became a perfect soldier. This was the kid who became a…   Story: E Hebden Art: […]

None So Brave

Issue Number: 5212

If there was one thing Nicky Quinn didn’t fancy it was the army. Nicky was a jazz trumpeter and when he and his musicians were called up, he made every effort to stay out of the war. But he wasn’t reckoning on Sergeant Major Jake Bradley – and Bradley had a way of making men […]

Sky Blitz

Issue Number: 5200

Here, in the maze of tunnels beneath the ruins of a palace in Crete, legend has it that the Minotaur lurked – the fearsome monster of ancient times. Half‑bull, half-man it was satisfied only by human sacrifice. Deeper and deeper into those dark tunnels, a band of British and Cretan guerrillas were being ruthlessly driven […]

Black Schneider

Issue Number: 5168

For Sergeant Bill Kane this was the last straw. Bill had run up against “Black Schneider” — Nazi Major Schneider and his mobile desert commandos — the most feared striking force in the desert. Schneider squashed Bill’s little force as carelessly as he’d have squashed a beetle under his gleaming black jackboots. A solid year […]