Tag Archives: Italy

Third Time Lucky

Issue Number: 5377

They tried to bomb it with P-47 Thunderbolts — twice! But still the vital supply tunnel in mountainous Northern Italy remained standing. Surrounded by deadly accurate German anti-aircraft guns, the tunnel was almost untouchable. That was until downed Thunderbolt pilot Captain Jack Harks, along with an SOE agent and the local Italian Resistance, turned their […]

Duel of Aces

Issue Number: 5152

Somewhere in a barren range of hills in the desert, two pilots had just been shot down. One was British, the other Italian. Both were aces, two of the finest fliers ever to grace the skies of North Africa. Each was determined to get the other. Many times, they had duelled in the air. And […]

Guessing Game

Issue Number: 5038

Not everybody likes guessing games, but Corporal Bill Smith was quite good at them – which was just as well. For the guess he and some others were about to make might ensure victory…or cost the lives of thousands of Allied soldiers. And Bill didn’t have nearly enough time to make up his mind… Story: […]

The Castle

Issue Number: 5025

Flanked by forests and a vast lake, Castle Falcone stood isolated, the prisoners inside eager for their release. The Third Reich was on its knees but an S.S. Squadron was heading to Castle Falcone – their orders to liquidate the prisoners. No one would have ever expected an unlikely alliance of Germans, Americans and Italians […]

Go Down Fighting

Issue Number: 5006

The British motor launch was doomed, pounded by an Italian MAS boat and now also coming under fire from approaching German E-boas. For Lieutenant Norman Ryan it was a bitter moment, but he and his crew would fight on to the end. After all, where there’s life, there’s hope… Story: Ian Clark Art: Peter Foster Cover: Jeff […]

FORTRESS OF FEAR

Issue Number: 4956
Fortress Of Fear

“Subito! Quickly! Across the road, no noise, no lights — the German lorries come. In them are the captured British Commandos sent to blow up the secret arsenal beneath Castello Santuzzo. “These men are trained to do what we can never hope to. They must be freed and aided. Who knows, it might be that […]