Tag Archives: Ken Barr

The White Feather

Issue Number: 5356

No guts! That’s what they said about young Harry Bishop, and that’s why he was demoted to being a buckshee driver in a twenty‑five pounder gun crew instead of commanding one of his own. The one person left to believe in Harry was — Harry. So he pinched back a gun from the Germans, and […]

Night Ace

Issue Number: 5344

Have you ever dreamed that you’re falling, falling, whirling round and round, never going to stop? Terrifying isn’t it? That’s how Nick Kirby felt every time he went in a plane. You see, Nick suffered from vertigo — an uncontrollable fear of heights. Oh, there’s another thing about Nick. He joined the RAF as a […]

Zero Feet

Issue Number: 5332

“We’ve got two kinds of fighter pilots in this mob — the hunters and the hunted. The hunters fly fast, shoot first and come out on top. The hunted? Well… young Jimmy Daiken there is one of the hunted, because every time he goes up he expects the chop — and he won’t be disappointed…” […]

Lone Eagle

Issue Number: 5324

“Ginger” Stubbs was a cheeky little cockney sergeant pilot whose Hurricane was brought down inside the besieged fortress of Tobruk. Any other pilot would’ve flown right out again after repairs, but not Ginger. The Desert Rats of Tobruk were in trouble, so Ginger and his hard-hitting Hurricane decided to stick around and fight — and […]

Bogus Yanks

Issue Number: 5160

“ACHTUNG! Wanted, for Top Secret mission behind enemy lines, men who can speak English with a strong American accent, expert in all types of weapons and unarmed combat. Tough, reliable, ruthless.” That notice went round all the crack German Army units. The Nazis got their volunteers, just a handful. They dressed that handful in Yankee […]