Tag Archives: Gordon C Livingstone

Fighting Civvy

Issue Number: 5166

Bill Carpenter was a civilian, a top salesman for farming machinery who wanted nothing to do with the war. But no-one had told the Germans that, and he found himself caught up in the retreat to Dunkirk. Civvy or not, Bill was forced to fight to survive. And if the Jerries had known how good […]

Death of a U-boat

Issue Number: 5164

To the tough rowdies of the whaling fleets from Greenland to the South Pole, he was just ‘Big Olaf’. Star harpoon-gunner of them all, the ship that had Olaf aboard broke records for whales caught and bonuses paid. Six feet four inches of blonde Norwegian with eyes as icy green as the seas he roved, and […]

Shooting Star

Issue Number: 5140

Rex Barton was a top British film star who had played the hero in film after film. And every time he was a tougher, harder-hitting hero. When the war broke out, he was safe in Hollywood, but a man like Rex couldn’t just sit by and watch it all happen. So he joined the RAF […]

Home Guard Hero

Issue Number: 5126

First they called them the Local Defence Volunteers, but then they became the Home Guard. But the name didn’t matter to the thousands of volunteers aged between sixteen and sixty-five who enrolled in 1940 to help Britain face the Nazi menace. Men like veteran First World War marksman Alec Fraser and his squad. Based on […]

Day of Danger

Issue Number: 5120

The Luftwaffe ground crews standing around the German drome gazed upwards in amazement. There, above them, a Royal Air Force Mosquito was circling, undercarriage and flaps down, preparing to make a landing. It looked like a crafty trick of some kind – but no! The Mosquito touched down and rolled to a standstill. The pilot […]

They Flew By Night

Issue Number: 5108

Tich Bradbury had never been frightened in his life. His crazy courage was legendary in the RAF aerodrome where he flew Lancs. But suddenly, he did know fear — just because he had volunteered to fly a different bomber on the next mission… for this plane was a legend in the aerodrome too. It was […]

Jinx and Jonah

Issue Number: 5074

In the bitter Battle of the Atlantic, David Collins was thought to be a jinx. If that was true, it was a jinx that could kill his younger brother in the deadly fight with the German U-boats. Story: K. P. MacKenzie Art: Gordon C. Livingstone Cover: Jeff Bevan

The Defiant

Issue Number: 5068

Glittering and gleaming, the medal lay in its splendid plush box. Not many men had ever seen – never mind won – this medal. It was the Cross of Gold, an honour only awarded to the bravest German soldiers, sailors or airmen. And of all Germans, Kurt Ruttmeyer wanted this medal more than anything else […]

The Fighting Few

Issue Number: 5060

Squadron Leader Connor was a man who couldn’t be trusted. Every time he and his men flew into battle, he pulled some stupid stunt that cost a young pilot’s life. But what could his men do? The top brass would never believe the stories of Connor’s stupidity. So Flying Officer Gavin Roberts took the law […]

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 […]