Tag Archives: Neil Roberts

Viking Phantom

Issue Number: 5191

Warrant Officer Rex Leigh was shivering, cold, and huddled in the ancient husk of a Scottish broch. There was something out there in the gloom of the lonely island wilderness, but Rex did not dare look. He shut his eyes as a faint eerie glow appeared at the window. He did not dare look… he […]

Dangerous Investigations

Issue Number: 5167

Lieutenant John Weller was like a bloodhound when he was on a case. From his early years as a police detective, solving high‑class robberies, to being a military policeman on the trail of a smuggling ring in the British Army – nothing could stand between him and his investigation… not even a little thing called […]

Desert Rescue!

Issue Number: 5165

Lieutenant Guy Lewis was desperate for action. Fresh out of officer’s training, he was bored of playing squash in Cairo to pass the time. Then Guy got the posting he had been waiting for – a posting in the North African desert with one of the most notorious Allied regiments – the Long Range Desert […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nazi Gold!

Issue Number: 5145

In a secret room, several Wehrmacht Generals met, their greedy eyes wide at the thought of their Nazi gold. These selfish men had pilfered gold bullion from the National Banks of Yugoslavia and Greece during their Nazi occupation. But now a ragtag group of East London gangsters and British Army officers were going to steal […]

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 […]

Last Boat Home

Issue Number: 5127

The Blitzkreig had thundered through France leaving carnage in its wake. For many men, the British Expeditionary Force’s retreat ended long before the beaches at Dunkirk. But one thing was certain: Lieutenant Jack Dodd was going to get his men home. Even as they huddled, stranded in a coastal village, with no hope of the […]

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 […]

To Win Just Once

Issue Number: 5115

Defeat after defeat. That was all the war seemed like to Private Jimmy Wilson. Defeat on the beaches of Gallipoli, defeat in the trenches at Ypres, and an endless daily game of tug of war – gaining, then losing ground again. A crumpled, dog-eared letter made things worse. Harsh, disappointed words about the repeated ANZAC […]