Tag Archives: Keith Burns

Sladen’s Promise

Issue Number: 5299

The friendship between a butler, Anthony Sladen, and his master, Lord Jeffery Mortimer, had stood the test of time and the length of two wars, but a deep resentment had festered because of it. Mortimer’s son, Sebastian, despised Sladen. But Sladen had made a promise, one he would rather die than break.   Story: Dominic […]

Fog of War

Issue Number: 5297

The last place Private Bill Tasker expected to find himself on his new deployment was at sea — surely that was for the Navy boys? Yet there he was on the top‑secret Blackland Sands sea fort, defending the Thames Estuary from V1 bombs and E-boats. But now it’s thick with fog, he’s lost his pals […]

The Wombat and The Tiger

Issue Number: 5289

A monster is lurking in the shipping lanes north of Port Darwin — the size of which no-one has ever imagined. Freighter after freighter sink without a trace and the only ones who can stop the beast have fought their way into a jail cell! The Wombat and The Tiger crews are fierce in a […]

Braddock: Demons

Issue Number: 5267

The RAF’s finest bomber pilot finds himself with a new crew and new challenges as the Nazis press forward and losses begin to mount. Can Braddock overcome his demons and ensure the survival of his Blenheim crew? Or will Suddaby finally push him over the edge…   Story: Ferg Handley Art: Morhain & Defeo Cover: […]

Braddock

Issue Number: 5259

“Better you just forget about being a pilot”, said Squadron Leader Roy Suddaby when Matt Braddock first tried to enlist in the auxiliaries. But he wasn’t a quitter, and the blue-eyed man with uncanny talent would fight his way to the best bombing squad in Britain before he could bring the fight to Nazi Germany. […]

Radar Raiders

Issue Number: 5251

Nazis on the Isle of Wight?! Never. Certainly not. They may have had the Channel Islands, but no Nazi, not even tough Brandenburg raiders, would ever step foot on the sleepy island. And, one thing’s for sure, if it ever did happen you can bet that no‑one would ever know about it under the Official […]

Steel Inferno

Issue Number: 5241

Uxton was a prime target. It was home to one of the largest filling stations in Britain, which sent train upon train laden with munitions to the front lines. This, and its sleepy small‑town defence, made it a tasty looking objective for German sabotage. The only thing standing in the Nazi operatives’ way was two […]

Shadow in the Storm!

Issue Number: 5229

Veins of burning light burst through the storm, rupturing the sky. A flash of electricity streaked across the front of a Spitfire. The Air Transport Auxiliary pilot inside called out as they looked upwards at the shape lunging towards them… and then it was gone. The lightning sky crackled again, illuminating the black aircraft. Then, […]

A Matter Of Honour

Issue Number: 5215

The Great War saw some of the most progressive advances in technological warfare – and flying aces were at the height of it all! Pierre Lafitte and Gustav Von Brunner are closely matched in skill, dexterity, and cunning – but when their mutual history stays Lafitte’s hand in an air duel, an opportunity to break […]

American Avenger

Issue Number: 5209

It’s 1942. The events of Pearl Harbor have catapulted the US into the war and Tech Sergeant Frank Lewis remembers the carnage like it was yesterday. Now, the solo Wildcat maverick has been assigned to a new unit, but all is not well with his new posting and Frank’s suitability as a pilot is being […]