Tag Archives: Ian Kennedy

Call It Quits

Issue Number: 5288

Mike Boyd cursed his luck. He’d sworn to prove himself a better pilot than his greatest rival, Ian Harper, yet here he was dangling helplessly from his parachute and being guarded by a Curtiss Tomahawk piloted by… guess who? Yep, that man Harper!   Story: Staff Art: Amador Cover: Ian Kennedy

On Your Bikes!

Issue Number: 5281

There was nothing Lieutenant Arthur Gormley wanted more than to do his bit in the war. He had tried to join the cavalry but due to unforeseen circumstances had ended up in the Army Cyclist Corps. But that didn’t dampen his spirits! Every time he fell off that bicycle, he would get back on again…  […]

The Savage Sky

Issue Number: 5280

To Pilot Officer Andy Seymour, his new job was a disaster. Busted from flying Hurricanes, he was now second pilot in a massive Boeing Fortress reconnaissance bomber. In his view, it was like driving a furniture van after having a sports car. And as for action, well, covering a thousand miles of empty sky every […]

Death’s Head

Issue Number: 5278

A gang of renegades led by a ruthless SS Death’s Head officer, Karl Schwarz, was terrorising an area of Bavaria as the war drew to a close. The task of tracking them down fell to Wehrmacht Oberleutnant Werner Lang and he had many reasons to succeed. The main one being that if he didn’t… he […]

Commandos vs. Zombies

Issue Number: 5277

In the freezing woods of Norway, dead men leave footprints in the snow. Their SS uniforms are riddled with bullet holes, their hearts frozen solid, and their rotting flesh frostbitten. What should have been a routine raid took a horrific turn for Commandos Leo Mantelow and Lionel Stone as they faced down something from out […]

J-for-Judas

Issue Number: 5273

Courage in the face of disaster — a famous trait of the RAF throughout World War Two. But not in the case of Johnny Bagshott. After condemning his team to a POW camp, can the flighty young navigator work with the devious Hauptmann Hasse to regain standing with his friends… or will he betray them […]

Hostage Hunt

Issue Number: 5270

From the day he had first joined the Royal Marines, Rob Smith had trained for this moment. Here he was, bullets cracking past his head, firing back at Russian soldiers of the Soviet Army. But standing shoulder to shoulder with him were other Russians, blasting away with as much determination as their own countrymen. It […]

The Heroes of San Marco

Issue Number: 5268

It was a top-secret enemy base in the Italian mountains. A specially selected group had to get in, smash it, then get out again. The way it had never been done before, and has never been done since… But they did it.   Story: Spence Art: CT Rigby Cover: Ian Kennedy

Hurri to the Rescue

Issue Number: 5264

Just a handful of men cast up on a desert island. Soldiers, sailors, and airmen — survivors every one of them. And what were they going to tackle? A force of Japanese bombers and a fleet of Japanese submarines! How could they lose?   Story: McOwan Art: A C Kennedy Cover: Ian Kennedy

Invasion Poland

Issue Number: 5261

Eighty years ago, in September 1939, Germany invaded Poland and set in motion a war that would claim all of Europe and the world beyond. But before that, in those early days, it seemed there was only Poland to defend against the fascists. And so, those brave enough took what arms they could to defend […]