Tag Archives: Keith Burns

Steer into Danger

Issue Number: 5715

The salty seadogs are back for another oceanic adventure in the Pacific! In mid-December 1943, the Japanese sent a cruiser squadron south to wreak havoc amongst the Allied shipping lanes. But they never counted on the experienced skippers of HMAS Tiger and HMAS Wombat to put a stop to them before too much damage was […]

3 Company

Issue Number: 5711

In the midst of the ‘Miracle of Dunkirk’, fate throws together three strangers — a soldier, a sailor and a pilot. Surrounded by chaos and tragedy, and each having miraculously survived up until now, the three men point the finger at each other’s branch of the British armed forces for the deaths of their comrades. […]

Beneath

Issue Number: 5687

When the Nazis thundered over Europe they took control of the people and the land. But they did not know what horror lay beneath the earth, hungry and rage-filled from the last war that had ravaged those soils. It had tasted human-flesh and it craved more…   Story: Kate Dewar Art: Esteve Polls Cover: Keith […]

Sink the Tiger

Issue Number: 5641

It’s mid-1943 and the unthinkable has happened —HMAS Tiger has been captured by a vengeful Japanese captain who is now using the Tribal‑class destroyer to create havoc amongst allied shipping. The Australian Navy’s most experienced destroyer commander, John Griffin, is called in to solve the problem, his orders: “SINK THE TIGER!” But Griffin knows something […]

Combat Air Patrol

Issue Number: 5607

Tony Heywood is a talented pilot in the Fleet Air Arm with a feisty attitude —just what his team needs in their air battles against the Japanese. But when observer Bill Downey bails out after Heywood’s heroics get them shot down, Walrus skipper Roddy Baxter fails to pick him up before he runs out of […]

Wild Weasel

Issue Number: 5559

During the Vietnam War, the skies above the unforgiving jungle were a dangerous place for American warplanes. Something that Captain Shannon “Vulcan” Sovndal and his RIO, Lieutenant Erik “Luger” Colnick, found out when Russian‑supplied SAMs used by the North Vietnamese Army shot down and killed their wingmen. But the SAM sites would not have it […]

Stay Behind Squad

Issue Number: 5547

As the Japanese descend into the Malayan peninsula led by the enthusiastic Lieutenant Colonel Nishio Shizuo, Captain Tony Kemp must do everything in his power to hold up the advance! Armed with nothing but a handful of munitions from the back of his clapped‑out car, he teams up with local defenders Sarip, Teng and the […]