Bill Carpenter was a civilian, a top salesman for farming machinery who wanted nothing to do with the war. But no-one had told the Germans that, and he found himself caught up in the retreat to Dunkirk. Civvy or not, Bill was forced to fight to survive. And if the Jerries had known how good […]
Charlie Potter was a bright, young teacher with aspirations of being sent to the Education Corps. Although he was toffee‑nosed, he was a good bloke really. But every NCO and officer whose path he crossed was glad to see the back of him. Trouble – that was Charlie, a unanimous verdict. So what did the […]
Serving as a detective throughout the war years in London hadn’t been a picnic for Chief Inspector Ernie Hallows. There had been the Blitz to cope with as well as very difficult jobs – like nailing the decorated Commando officer who had turned killer. But now that the war was over, life wasn’t any easier. […]
A postman in civvy street, Corporal Johnny Bishop now served in a Field Postal Service Unit – a job he took very seriously indeed. So when the Luftwaffe bombed the latest batch of mail under his charge, he saw it as a personal insult. But one letter survived the bombing, and Johnny vowed that, above […]
From out of nowhere he struck, swift and deadly, assassinating officers, stealing supplies, blowing up ammo dumps… then slipping into the shadows like a phantom. The Japanese launched a full-scale manhunt, but could find no trace of this elusive saboteur. Yet he wasn’t far away at all… right under their feet in fact!
His name was Cam, and he was from another world, a future world. Back he travelled, through time, faster than light, till he arrived on earth. His journey was to save the people of this planet from total destruction. Story: Mike Knowles Art: C. T. Rigby Cover: Ian Kennedy
Every Commando… almost every soldier come to that… is trained to kill. And in Britain’s fight for survival in the 1940s, these highly-trained experts were doing their best to save countless lives and free Europe from cruel Nazi domination. Ernest Hallows, civilian policeman, knew all this as well as the next man, but now there […]
Men’s characters don’t often change. If a man’s a crook in civilian life, he’ll probably be a crook in the army. That’s how it was with Vic Wardley. Everyone knew him to be a crook — and a coward as well. So why would an Intelligence Corps major single him out for a vital job […]