Tag Archives: Home Front

Radar Raiders

Issue Number: 5251

Nazis on the Isle of Wight?! Never. Certainly not. They may have had the Channel Islands, but no Nazi, not even tough Brandenburg raiders, would ever step foot on the sleepy island. And, one thing’s for sure, if it ever did happen you can bet that no‑one would ever know about it under the Official […]

Front-Line Fireman

Issue Number: 5250

In the Autumn of 1940, Hitler turned the full might of his air armada on the civilian population of London. Night after night, bombs rained down on houses, factories and shops. In those desperate days, young Dave Ross of the Auxiliary Fire Service found out what it was like on the front line of the […]

Last Boat Home

Issue Number: 5127

The Blitzkreig had thundered through France leaving carnage in its wake. For many men, the British Expeditionary Force’s retreat ended long before the beaches at Dunkirk. But one thing was certain: Lieutenant Jack Dodd was going to get his men home. Even as they huddled, stranded in a coastal village, with no hope of the […]

Highland Games

Issue Number: 5091

No-one would expect German spies to be out in the Scottish Highlands on a cold night in 1942… but that did not stop Rory MacLean from tightly clutching his BSA standard No. 1 Model air rifle. As an owl’s hoot broke the eerie stillness, Rory tensed then tutted at himself for being so foolish. But […]

Killer Commando

Issue Number: 5014

Every Commando… almost every soldier come to that… is trained to kill. And in Britain’s fight for survival in the 1940s, these highly-trained experts were doing their best to save countless lives and free Europe from cruel Nazi domination. Ernest Hallows, civilian policeman, knew all this as well as the next man, but now there […]

HOME FRONT TERROR

Issue Number: 4959
Home Front Terror

Wounded on a daring operation in Occupied Norway, Commando Sergeant Jeff Tain was sent home to England to recuperate. Jeff’s younger brother, Dave, was a police constable, investigating a black market racket when dead bodies unexpectedly started showing up. The siblings were convinced that something more sinister was going on… an assassination plot involving German […]