Tag Archives: Ian Kennedy

The Jets from Nowhere!

Issue Number: 5390

The Heinkel 162 jet fighter swept in low over the RAF airstrip, strafing the parked Typhoons and anything that moved. By the time the British had recovered, the enemy machines had disappeared. Patrols were sent out, a German airfield was bombed, but still the jets survived. They had to have a base somewhere, and it […]

Code Drop

Issue Number: 5389

Warring siblings Penny and Oliver have parted ways and are soon on opposite sides of the world, doing their bit for the war effort. As Oliver lays waste to Vichy forces in Madagascar with the Commandos, Penny retrieves vital intelligence for the Allies in Normandy. But their fates are inextricably stitched together at the culmination […]

Coventry Blitz

Issue Number: 5383

The night of 14th November, 1940, was one the industrial city of Coventry would never forget. Over 500 German bombers darkened the already inky night sky above the city before Coventry became an inferno — their bombs obliterating factories and homes alike. Among the fiery streets, Charlie Briggs of the Auxiliary Fire Service fought to […]

Convoy Patrol

Issue Number: 5374

Fairey Swordfish flew and fought from many dangerous places during the war, but the most risky of all were the tiny aircraft carriers converted from merchant ships. That’s where Lieutenant Paul Drayton of the Fleet Air Arm found himself, and as if the Focke-Wulf Kondors and the weather weren’t enough to contend with, he was […]

Bravery!

Issue Number: 5370

You’re either brave or you’re not — that’s what most people think. But for generations a golden goblet had been handed down from father to son in the Vaubois family, and with it went the legend that whomever drank from the vessel would suddenly discover a courage he never knew he had. Now, in the […]

Flight to Freedom

Issue Number: 5369

Pilots Thomas Wintrell and Matthew Maddock are defending Malta, blasting the enemy from the sky, grabbing a quick cuppa and doing it all over again. The ceaseless bombing is taking its toll but when the operatic Fattorini captures the pair, they’ll do anything to get back in the air, taking their new Russian chum along […]

The Secret Heroes

Issue Number: 5366

Family loyalties are often stronger than any other ties. That’s why Olaf Milang couldn’t believe what he was told by resistance workers when he returned home to his native Norway on a secret mission. And even when he was taken to his hometown, he found it hard to accept that his own brother was acting […]