Tag Archives: Occupied France

Forward the Brave!

Issue Number: 5550

The Allied invasion of France —and every patriotic Frenchman was dedicated to the task of throwing the Nazis out of his country. None more so than Jean le Brave, village teacher, museum curator and fanatical student of the campaigns of Napoleon Bonaparte. He saw himself as a master tactician and he was determined to play […]

The Hunt Is On

Issue Number: 5542

Imagine you’re a British pilot, shot down over enemy‑occupied France. There’s only one thought in your mind —escape back to Britain. It’s not going to be easy, with German patrols out hunting for you, so you’re very glad when you find a group of loyal, dedicated Frenchmen who are doing their best to see that […]

Iron Resistance

Issue Number: 5313

Women in the French Resistance played a vital role in fighting back against their Nazi invaders. For many, the biggest role they could play was in sabotage… Michelle Peel was one such woman, and with a basket full of explosives and the help of some friends she would attempt to take down a vital Nazi […]

Trigger Trap

Issue Number: 5238

It was an ordinary, standard issue British Lee Enfield rifle. But after being dropped muzzle-down into soft mud, it picked up a hidden extra: a plug of clag that hardened deep in the barrel. That rifle was now a deadly trap. It would kill the first person who pulled the trigger…   Story: CG Walker […]

Red Gold

Issue Number: 5205

The Nazi fist squeezed the French people tight in 1941. Their oppressive occupation was absolute, and their gluttonous fingers coveted their bloodstained loot: their filthy stolen gold. But those greedy men were about to find out that their reign in France was not untouchable, and neither was their red gold!   Story: George Low Art: […]