Tag Archives: Jeff Bevan

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 […]

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 […]

SUICIDE RUN!

Issue Number: 4842
Suicide Run

Bleak Point – a training area for Captain Jake Baron and his Royal Marine crews of high-speed launches packed with explosives. There they learned the perils of mechanical failure, rough seas, bad weather – and how to tackle enemy defences. They began to think, though, that the biggest danger came from their hosts and rivals […]