Tag Archives: Land

Mountain Strike

Issue Number: 4985
Mountain Strike, cover by Janek Matysiak

Lieutenant Alan Barkley was tasked with assembling a team to embark on a special ground mission, deep behind enemy lines in Burma. These soldiers would face gruelling conditions, putting their skills to the test, all whilst carrying a 3.7 inch calibre howitzer up treacherous mountain peaks. Rookie medic, Ben Ellis, did not expect to be […]

Press Gang

Issue Number: 4974
Press Gang, cover by Ian Kennedy

Front-line action from the London blitz right through to the final American triumph against the Japanese in the Pacific. Not bad for a man invalided out of the R.A.F. in 1940 and not even in the fighting forces. But then R.D. Jones was a press photographer and he and his mate Tommy Vidler were a […]

DEADLY DILEMMA

Issue Number: 4963
Deadly Dilemma cover by Janek Matysiak

Stranded in Nazi-occupied France, his regiment gunned down, Corporal Bruce Newell is a hunted man. But when he comes face to face with ruthless S.S. Major Erich Benzler – the man who slaughtered Bruce’s friends in the chaos of Dunkirk – Bruce’s mission is no longer one of escape, but of revenge. As Bruce closes […]

THE STONE FOREST

Issue Number: 4961
The Stone Forest

Clarke Johnson was a reconnaissance pilot during America’s clash with Mexico in the early 20th Century. His aircraft grounded, Clarke found himself in an uneasy alliance with an Apache-born former U.S. Cavalryman and together they were fighting Pancho Villa’s Mexican revolutionaries. Things looked bleak – as bleak as the eerie burial site that hid a […]

BLOOD OF HEROES

Issue Number: 4960
Blood of Heroes

Sergeant Butch Walker was a veteran with 30 years of fighting service in the British Army – and now they said he was too old to fight. Boy soldier Jimmy Walker, Butch’s nephew, had barely one year of square-bashing to his credit. They said he was too young to fight. But no matter how hard […]

FORTRESS OF FEAR

Issue Number: 4956
Fortress Of Fear

“Subito! Quickly! Across the road, no noise, no lights — the German lorries come. In them are the captured British Commandos sent to blow up the secret arsenal beneath Castello Santuzzo. “These men are trained to do what we can never hope to. They must be freed and aided. Who knows, it might be that […]

FIGHTING RETURN

Issue Number: 4906
Fighting Return

The traffic and the marching men were all heading in one direction…away from the advancing Germans and towards the port of Dunkirk. Only there did the retreating British troops have a chance of being evacuated to England. However, one truck was heading the other way and it was not by mistake. Two British soldiers and […]

BRANDED A COWARD

Issue Number: 4902
Branded A Coward

The heroic last stand of Lieutenant Hugh Overton in the mountains of the Indian North-West Frontier won even the respect of the enemy tribesmen who had wiped out his patrol to a man. Yet by his own people Hugh was branded a coward, a deserter who had fled in terror in the face of the […]

MASSACRE IN MALAYA

Issue Number: 4899
Massacre In Malaya

In the arid jungles of Malaya in 1941, British and Commonwealth forces held out against the relentless advance of the Japanese. Private Josh Combe and his unit were determined to protect the life of a civilian boy who had been left silent, traumatised and alone by the murderous actions of a pair of enemy officers. […]

CHARGE… OR DIE!

Issue Number: 4849
Charge Or Die!

They were an unlikely force…an infantryman, a cavalry officer and a mechanic. Yet, when they put their petty squabbles aside this irregular Polish ‘unit’ were a force to be reckoned with. After Germany’s lightning-fast invasion of Poland, these three misfits were determined to fight back. Yes, indeed, they were an unlikely force…but one which, against […]