Tag Archives: Ian Clark

The Outriders

Issue Number: 5266

Danny Mitchell and Mo Brookes joined the US Army for one reason only — to ride the fast, powerful Indian Scout motorbikes. They finally got their wish but found that being outriders for the Rocket Express transport company was hard and dangerous. And as if the threat from the Germans wasn’t enough, there was always […]

Czech Mate

Issue Number: 5262

The fighting Czech just had to prove himself! When the Germans marched into his stricken country in 1938, he escaped — determined to fight them in the air one day. Flying didn’t come easily to him at first, but he persevered. He just had to become an ace because, after all, his name was RICHTHOFEN! […]

Escape From Crete

Issue Number: 5218

Accepted for aircrew training, Frank Wilson thought his dreams were about to be realised – then he was posted to the island of Crete. There, everything seemed to be against him, including one of his own officers, but Frank was determined to fly. With the help of some hard New Zealanders and a bunch of […]

Flames of War

Issue Number: 5176

A line on a map separated British and German colonies in East Africa, but that meant nothing to Tom Denning and Hans Block. They had always been friends as boys, but when war came in 1914, they were put on opposite sides. It made them enemies. And then they were both posted to France to […]

Carrier Pilot

Issue Number: 5154

For some jet pilots, take‑offs and landings on an aircraft carrier were a tad frightening to say the least. It was like that for rookie Garry Carter, operating off the coast of Vietnam, and it didn’t help that superior types like senator’s son, Scott Bradey, boasted that he found it all very easy. But once […]

High Risk Rescue

Issue Number: 5142

Serving on Coastal Motor Boats during the First World War was no joke. 55 feet long, with a top speed of 40 knots, they were uncomfortable and noisy. Their torpedo-launching system was almost as dangerous for their crews as it was for their targets! But now, CMB skipper, Lieutenant Frank Judge had an even more […]