Tag Archives: French

The Loner

Issue Number: 5016

French pilot Jacques Ledoux was a loner. He fought the war in the air by his own rules, even when it brought bitter criticism from the British pilots he flew with. And when the ugly rumours began to circulate that he was a “Nazi spy”, Jacques just gritted his teeth and fought on as before. […]

REVENGE OF THE SHADOW

Issue Number: 4930
Revenge Of The Shadow

The mysterious hooded figure hiding in the undergrowth was intent on vengeance — against S.S. Colonel Hans Meyer and his pack of “Wolves”. He had already killed several of them silently and swiftly with his crossbow. Now if he could get inside the house, the evil leader of the wolf-pack would only have a few […]

PHANTOM FROGMEN

Issue Number: 4928
Phantom Frogmen

Corporal Stan Norton and Sergeant Ted Clark — Commandos, frogmen, mates. But the ruthless Commando rule — if a man gets hurt, he gets left behind, whoever he is — looked like splitting them. Ted was lying hurt in a well-guarded German army hospital. Stan was on his own in an enemy-occupied city. But Stan […]

TOUGH TO KILL

Issue Number: 4907
Tough To Kill

With the German Blitzkreig in full flow, retreating British forces were headed for the evacuation at Dunkirk. Meanwhile, Jimmy Campbell — a tough, impulsive Hurricane pilot who wasn’t so good at following orders — had ended up in the brig to teach him a lesson. His base overrun, Jimmy was determined to fight the enemy […]

OUT OF TIME

Issue Number: 4887
Out Of Time

It seemed that the Grossin brothers couldn’t be more different. Marc was a mild-mannered watchmaker – the occupying German garrison had used his skills to mend various timepieces dotted around their base. Meanwhile, his younger brother, Bernard, was a member of the local French Resistance and he had begun to wonder if Marc was getting […]

HERO’S BADGE

Issue Number: 4860
Hero's Badge

It was a jewelled armlet, a family coat of arms. It had been presented to the warrior de Marneys at Agincourt in 1415 by a grateful king and carried into battle by the family sons ever since. All the de Marneys were fighting furies who either conquered or died gloriously. Then came the Second World […]

PETERLOO!

Issue Number: 4843
Peterloo!

Thomas Hatfield decided that a farmer’s life wasn’t him and decided to join his local regiment, the Lancashire Light Foot. Soon he was plunged into the tumultuous events of the Napoleonic Wars. He was sickened by the villainy of a crooked sergeant and his cronies, in addition to the threat from the opposing French army […]

VOYAGE OF THE EAGLES

Issue Number: 4835
Voyage Of The Eagles

Luke Carrick was unexpectedly “press-ganged” into Royal Navy service at the height of the Napoleonic Wars in the early 19th Century. Serving on board the HMS Hera, a frigate, Luke’s resentment at his treatment and loathing of authority steadily grew as the ship embarked on a series of increasingly dangerous voyages. Luke’s older brother, Silas, […]

TERROR TRAIN

Issue Number: 4832
Terror Train

Not one of the men waiting in the darkness of that tunnel was unafraid. Each felt the fluttering in the stomach, the trembling of the hands that meant stark fear had taken over. Were these a pack of cowards, then? No. Every man present was a hero, brave and full of fight. Picked men – […]

THE DESPERATE HOURS

Issue Number: 4824
The Desperate Hours

“Old Soldiers never die,” was just another saying to Corporal Bill Curtis and Private Jack Hunt until that night they landed on an island to sabotage the huge guns threatening the Allied invasion forces. Then strange things began to happen. It all started when they met up with an officer of Napoleon’s Army – a […]