Tag Archives: Gordon C Livingstone

Steel and Sand

Issue Number: 5260

The desert war was a hard, fast and furious series of lightning clashes between tough professional warriors striving for supremacy in the sandy wastes. But it was a clean, fair war, with each side treating its enemies decently and honourably… It should have been like that for Lieutenant Dick Shannon too — but then Dick […]

Bombs Away!

Issue Number: 5236

Ted Whitaker was a bomber pilot who never took unnecessary risks. He always got his crew home in one piece. Then he was sent to another squadron, and the first person he met was his new CO. Squadron Leader Simon Naylor was reckless to the point of madness and expected his pilots to be the […]

Jet Blitz

Issue Number: 5208

Hitler’s latest secret weapon, the lightning-fast Messerschmitt 262 jets were unmatched by the Allies in speed. So the RAF had to go down and nail this menace for good, the hard way – on the ground. But to dive your Tempest right inside a hangar full of a dozen jets and drop your bombs – […]

The Joker

Issue Number: 5202

Joker – the fifty-third playing card in a pack, or one who jokes or jests… that’s what it says in the dictionary, and there was no doubt that Bob Dyson could joke and jest with the best, a real card to have in any unit. Not even flying bullets could stop him fooling around, but […]

Jinx Raid

Issue Number: 5190

One by one the Heinkel bombers of the Luftwaffe lifted into the air from their French airfield, heavily laden with bombs, setting a course to blitz London. And across the Channel, the defenders waited – radar teams, air crews, anti-aircraft gunners, rescue workers. They knew these bombers could hit hard, but they were determined that […]