Tag Archives: Morhain

Target: Churchill

Issue Number: 5159

In 1605, Guy Fawkes and his co-conspirators crept into the cellars under Parliament with a plot to blow up the British government. More than three hundred years later, in 1943, a group of German spies led by the fanatic Hauptmann Harald Stein had the same idea. Following Guy Fawkes’ example, their plan was to blow […]

Agents at War

Issue Number: 5157

SS Standartenfuhrer Rudi Reinstein smiled to himself, thinking he had just duped a dumb American into being a spy for the Nazi cause. But as he reached into his unusually light briefcase and found underwear in the place of his important Nazi documents, he realised it was him who had been duped! And so the […]

Walking the Line

Issue Number: 5147

Bailing out of his Stirling Mk. III bomber over Nazi-occupied France, Flight Lieutenant Alan Freeman knew his wits would only get him so far. But, lucky for him, the French Resistance were ready to lend a hand and get him back to Blighty. However, not everything was rosy in the Resistance, and there was talk of […]

Outfoxed!

Issue Number: 5141

While most Germans were happy to wait out the end of the bloody conflicts of World War Two in a sleepy POW camp in rural Scotland, one man was determined to escape! His name was Gefreiter Fritz Schmitt — or at least that’s what he said it was. Schmitt knew he had to get out […]

Next Stop… Freedom!

Issue Number: 5137

Aggregate rocket scientist Professor Carl Epstein was forced to flee Berlin in 1935, fearing Germany would use his knowledge to rain destruction on its enemies. Epstein and his wife chose peace, settling in a sleepy Spanish town. But soon the Nazis would come for them… Now, in 1938, amidst the devastation of the Spanish Civil […]

Desert Deception

Issue Number: 5129

Hauptmann Fritz Friedel hated the desert with its relentless sun and oceans of coarse sand. The German captain thought his career was over when he was assigned a post on the remotest part of the German line, but then he heard music echoing in the desert wasteland. Following the eerie melody, Friedel discovered a pair […]

The Wren and the Eagle

Issue Number: 5119

For the Marshall family, the navy was in their blood. Roderick Marshall was a Rear Admiral; his son Norman was a Lieutenant… so it was only natural when his daughter Judith signed up for the WRNS. Judith wanted freedom and excitement. She wanted to do her part for her country and fight against the Germans […]

Toe to Toe

Issue Number: 5107

When Jake Reilly entered the Second Word War, his skirmishes on the football field felt a whole world away. The last thing he expected to see was an old enemy on the pitch – a goalkeeper, named Tony Parsons. But when both of them ended up in the same prisoner of war camp, they would […]

Into the Wild

Issue Number: 5099

In 1944, a team of Commandos led by Captain Tom Wilson trekked through the dawn-lit Bialowieza Forest in Poland. The forest was quiet, but it felt like they were being watched by a presence in the woods. Their mission was the extraction of a Polish scientist, a specialist in eugenics and a guest of ruthless […]

Seized at the Somme

Issue Number: 5095

In September 1914, young men in their thousands flocked to army recruitment offices all over Britain, ready to do their bit. Among those answering the call to arms was a builder from Newcastle named Billy Osgood. But when he arrived in France, the conditions were tougher than anything he had ever encountered and the fighting […]