Tag Archives: Jeff Bevan

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 […]

SMITH V SCHMIDT

Issue Number: 4818
Smith V Schmidt

A sniper was usually good – or dead. There were no half measures, for the first mistake was usually his last. Tim Smith and Willi Schmidt were just learning their deadly trade on different sides, their classroom the battlefields of Normandy. When their paths crossed the certainty grew that one of them must die – […]