Tag Archives: Paolo Ongaro

The Inferno Bowl

Issue Number: 5629

Monte Cassino. The bulwark of the Gustav line stopped the Allied Advance in its tracks. The fighting there saw some of the bloodiest clashes of the Second World War. But even in the white heat of battle, some engagements created their own mystique. One such was called “The Inferno Bowl”. This is the story of […]

The Buffer

Issue Number: 5603

Chief Petty Officer Michael O’Rourke is a beast of a man with an attitude to match. He could kill a man with the chip on his shoulder — if his anger management issues didn’t get them first. Well, this big man soon finds himself in trouble yet again — only this time his actions have […]

Old Dogs

Issue Number: 5531

Known as Operation Folklore, the Air Ministry knew they had to box clever if they wanted to beat the invading Argentinians out of the Falkland Islands. Flying a Canberra under Chilean colours, they would recon the enemy without arousing suspicion. But when the pair operating the aircraft is a reckless, young RAF pilot and the […]

War of the Roses

Issue Number: 5515

Captain George Rose and Kapitan Zur See Helmut Rose had only two things in common —their rank and their shared last name. But in 1941, the pair was destined to meet in the middle of the Atlantic where the wolfpacks and the greyhounds of the sea clashed indesperate conflict. What was about to be witnessed […]

Judas in Jersey

Issue Number: 5479

Everyone thought Billy Cooper was tied to his mother’s apron strings. She wouldn’t let him evacuate the island in 1940, enlist in the British Army, join the island’s resistance, or talk back to the Nazi occupiers. No wonder people thought he was a wet blanket! But everything changed for Billy when an injured commando washed […]