Tag Archives: Italy

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 […]

Strike Swift – Strike Sure

Issue Number: 5084

Sergeant Archibald Bull was the kind of guy who chewed up dynamite and spat out Mills bombs. The roughest, toughest sergeant in the British Army. Join his mob of Commandos and follow him into battle. He’ll scare you half to death.   Story: E. Hebden Art: Bellalta Cover: Penalva

Redcap

Issue Number: 5072

It was a bad day for the Nazis when a German fighter pilot shot down an Allied transport plane behind the German lines in Italy. For in that plane, heading for prison, was a collection of the biggest crooks and cut-throats in the British Army. And the man in charge of them, Military Police Sergeant […]

Time to Pay!

Issue Number: 5062

Captain Mario Celini’s unit had been treated like dirt by the Germans, even though they were the so-called friends of the Italians. Lives had been lost, others put at risk. But Mario and his men were not the type to forget – or forgive. And, with the help of a British officer on special duties, […]

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: […]

Escape to Battle

Issue Number: 5034

For someone desperately seeking safety, joining the army on the brink of a full-scale war might not seem like the wisest move. But when your name is high on a Mafia hit-list, escape to battle isn’t such a crazy idea after all. For, surely, even the Mafia couldn’t track you down to a battlefield thousands […]

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 […]

RELUCTANT ASSASSIN

Issue Number: 4934
Reluctant Assassin

The order was simple — “Kill Mackheim”. The reason was also simple — he was a masterful German general who could thwart the Allied advance in this region of Italy. Captain Harry Brown, a skilled assassin, was already in the area, operating with the partisans. He was the obvious choice for the job, but there […]