Tag Archives: Ken Barr

ACHTUNG – SUBMARINE!

Issue Number: 4872
Achtung - Submarine

The submarine Arrowhead had taken a pounding. Leaking and helpless, the vessel couldn’t even submerge into the safety of the depths. Many a crew would have abandoned ship, but not Bob Mitchell and his men. They ran her into an enemy harbour to carry on the fight from there. The sub was dead in the […]

FLOATING FORTRESS

Issue Number: 4868
Floating Fortress

They were Fleet Air Arm pilots on a carrier, Mike Scott, “Frenchy” Lafarge and the giant Red Knight. In the air they made a great team, but then their carrier was damaged, and they were forced to land with empty tanks on a desert island! Mike wanted to organise the warlike natives into a private […]

SKY TRAP

Issue Number: 4852
Sky Trap

To the pilots of Jim Ryan’s fighter squadron, Flight Lieutenant John Bright was the bloke who brought them supplies in his Dakota. He had a cushy number, while they were fighting off swarms of Japanese planes with their out-classed Brewster Buffaloes. Then Jim Ryan was posted away. The Squadron was dog-tired and depressed, battling against […]

HURRICANE ACE

Issue Number: 4844
Hurricane Ace

The huge stone statue of Buddha smiled… Beside it on this remote Burmese hillside lay the smoking wreckage of a Japanese transport plane, with an injured general inside, and a complete set of plans for their invasion of India. From every point of the compass Japanese search parties came to hunt for the wreck. And […]

TANK BUSTER!

Issue Number: 4840
Tank Buster

TWO old tanks – two knocked-out Italian tanks whose guns still worked, and were trained on the prison camp fence – these and some vicious strands of barbed wire were what stood between a crowd of desperate British prisoners and freedom. Captain Al Kelly and Lieutenant Pete Smith reckoned there was a fighting chance of […]

ROCKET BLITZ

Issue Number: 4836
Rocket Blitz

Purple with rage, the Luftwaffe squadron leader shook his fist at the lone Typhoon disappearing over the horizon. All around him, shattered planes and burning hangars covered his blitzed airfield, victims of one pilot. And on the airfield in Belgium a British squadron leader scanned the horizon for the same plane. He was furious too. […]

THE DESPERATE HOURS

Issue Number: 4824
The Desperate Hours

“Old Soldiers never die,” was just another saying to Corporal Bill Curtis and Private Jack Hunt until that night they landed on an island to sabotage the huge guns threatening the Allied invasion forces. Then strange things began to happen. It all started when they met up with an officer of Napoleon’s Army – a […]

SKY TIGER

Issue Number: 4812
Sky Tiger

He led his squadron into the thick of the fiercest dogfights – and yet he always came back without a scratch. He took fantastic risks, for he seemed to bear a charmed life. They called him “Lucky” Lane, but even his own men came to hate and fear the young Squadron Leader, because they knew […]