Tag Archives: Penalva

Beware the Wolf

Issue Number: 5228

The French called him “Le Loup”, this man of mystery who struck again and again at the Nazi conquerors of their country. The enemy would have given a fortune to get their hands on The Wolf, but no-one would betray him. Then the Nazi commander announced, “I shall execute one civilian every day until The […]

Sands of Doom

Issue Number: 5220

It was just a box, metal‑bound and padlocked. It probably contained documents, because an army major was guarding it. But to Sergeant Jim Templeton and his mates it soon became a sinister, hated thing, a prize for which men would cheat and steal – and even kill! Story: RA Montague Art: L Rosell Cover: Penalva

Suicide Squad

Issue Number: 5216

Every operation that Lieutenant Don Lockton sent his platoon into became a disaster. They were flung back with heavy casualties; they blundered into unknown minefields. Everything that could go wrong did, until some of the old hands began to reckon he was sending them to their deaths. So Don made up his mind that if […]

None So Brave

Issue Number: 5212

If there was one thing Nicky Quinn didn’t fancy it was the army. Nicky was a jazz trumpeter and when he and his musicians were called up, he made every effort to stay out of the war. But he wasn’t reckoning on Sergeant Major Jake Bradley – and Bradley had a way of making men […]

Soldier from Space

Issue Number: 5192

“Missing, presumed dead” – that’s all it said on the record of Private Jack Robertson, a young soldier who just vanished off the face of the earth one day in 1940. His CO, Lieutenant Mike Johnson knew what had really happened, but he dared not tell the truth. After all, who’d believe him if he […]

The Fighting Phantom

Issue Number: 5148

Bert Graham is 50. Serving as a major in the army, he’s nearly as fit and tough as he was way back in the war when he was a sergeant. He has some really great stories, but none match the one when he and his mates were stranded behind enemy lines – and Bert took […]

Heroes’ Hill

Issue Number: 5144

It wasn’t much of a hill…it didn’t look important but it was a natural observation point that looked out over the Dutch countryside for miles around. And it would make history in its own little way. Lieutenant Sandy Sanderson’s orders were to take the hill in any way possible to cover the oncoming Allied offensive. […]

Midnight Menace

Issue Number: 5132

They called it Operation Midnight Sun. It had never been done before, but the Nazis thought they had found a new way of winning a battle – and maybe even the war. It meant turning night into day – and they were clever enough to find a way of doing even that. But it takes […]

Terror Drop

Issue Number: 5128

Right into the heart of the Gestapo HQ they had come – six Polish deserters led by an English officer. Their mission was to capture a Gestapo official – alive. But for Lieutenant Ron Barclay there was another quest – he was trying to find his father, who had vanished in Poland when the Nazis […]

Under the Wire

Issue Number: 5124

After Jerry shelled their trench on the Italian Front, Lieutenant Pete Smith and his batman, Tich Nimmo, were buried alive in their dugout. Above them, the British defences took a hiding, swarmed by the advancing German infantry. Pete and Tich only had one choice : to dig their way out and retreat to the British […]