Tag Archives: Penalva

Operation Caveman

Issue Number: 5724

Like almost everybody else, Corporal Barney Newman didn’t know whether a stalactite grew up or if a stalagmite hung down. And to him it didn’t seem very important… until he found himself dodging about in an underground cavern with only stalactites and stalagmites between him and hot Nazi lead. But what was Barney, a tank […]

Wear a Nazi Helmet

Issue Number: 5716

Only three men were left alive in a dug-out on the British front line in Italy, Lieutenant John Regan, his wounded batman and a captured German officer. Nazi soldiers were swarming forward to smash through this weak point. John had no men left to repel them, but he still had one desperate remedy. As the […]

The Desperate Men

Issue Number: 5712

Cut off far behind enemy lines, you’re fighting to get back to your own troops. For food and ammunition you have to rely on what you can steal, and for transport — well, it’s your own aching feet, for mile after weary mile. Of course, you could always steal a car from the nearest enemy […]

Danger At Dawn

Issue Number: 5704

The American military policeman, fatally wounded, gasped out his last words — in German! And that was more than enough to set British Captain Bob Lawton thinking hard. For he and his CO, Lieutenant-General Digby, were in the care of Yank MPs behind enemy lines in North Africa and far from any friendly unit. To […]

Trail Blazers

Issue Number: 5676

In his first action against the Germans, Lieutenant Guy Morton lowered his head and charged. His men cheered and followed — and that was a shock for Guy, because he’d been sure he was running away from the fight! Deep down, Lieutenant Guy Morton felt he was a coward — and now he had been […]

Flying Frogmen

Issue Number: 5600

No‑one had thought of it before. Frogmen, experts in underwater sabotage, were given training —as parachutists. Now they could fly in at the dead of night, release their ‘chutes as they hit the water, then go about their silent deeds of destruction.   Story: Finley-Day Art: V Fuente Cover: Penalva

Fighting Kid McCoy

Issue Number: 5592

Before the war, the boxing fans packed out halls all over Britain to see Colin ‘Kid’ McCoy win yet another fight with his flashing fists and sparkling footwork. Then war came and Kid found himself in a different kind of fight where you swap bullets instead of punches, and the loser stays down for keeps. […]

Deadly Rendezvous

Issue Number: 5572

Lieutenant Ken Miller and Sergeant Bill Blunden had a most important mission — to give the Germans as much information about the Allied invasion of Europe as possible. Heading into enemy-occupied France on a foggy night in May 1944, the pair had a date with danger to keep. How could they know what lay ahead? […]

The Sword Shall Decide

Issue Number: 5552

High on a sand dune in the fierce heat of the African sun, Sergeant Bill Bradley and Major Otto Schmitt faced each other, armed with deadly swords. These were two men in a struggle so desperate that only one would walk away. The strutting German had no doubt who that would be. Hadn’t he been […]