Tag Archives: Jeff Bevan

Heroes are Human

Issue Number: 5442

When the German war machine rolled into France, it was the first taste of action for many British troops. Most fought bravely, but some wanted to turn and run, scared by the onslaught of bullets and bombs. Such a man was Second Lieutenant Hugh Standerline. He had two fears — the fear of battle and […]

Heart of a Lion

Issue Number: 5406

It was a crazy sight — an old Frenchman defying an enemy tank, his shotgun against its cannon and machine guns. Yet his courage did not earn him scorn but the respect and admiration of the German tank commander. Another Frenchman was also a brave fighter, but his courage did not come from any inner […]

Cave of Secrets

Issue Number: 5224

The British destroyer pumped a stream of shells into the cave. Whatever was in there was taking a real hammering. And just what was in the cave? Well, a U-boat for one thing. A huge hoard of fuel and explosives for another. And lastly, there were three British airmen… three guys in dead trouble.   […]

Grenade!

Issue Number: 5050

The Mills Number 36 was the standard British infantry grenade of World War Two. Its operation was simple. The pin was pulled and the grenade thrown to explode seconds later and be forgotten about… or at least, that was the idea. But one particular grenade would never be forgotten by the men whose paths it […]