Tag Archives: Philpott

The Roar of the Typhoon

Issue Number: 5462

Armed with four twenty‑millimetre cannon and eight rockets, the Hawker Typhoon was a formidable opponent. Between tangling with FW 190s in the air and making low‑level strafing runs against heavily‑armed enemy shipping and ground targets, their pilots saw plenty of action.And the men who flew them had to be good indeed —for one mistake could […]

Danger All Around

Issue Number: 5386

In April 1945, Berlin was the most dangerous city in the world. Surrounded by enemy forces, and under non-stop shelling, it was the last place anyone would want to be. But Captain John Lester was ordered to go into Berlin — and in the wrong uniform too!   Story: McDevitt Art: Philpott Cover: Miller

Demolition Squad

Issue Number: 5354

The supplies dropped into the Burmese jungle were vital to the Chindits, but pilot Roy Raven found these routine operations lacking in excitement. It even seemed fairly tame playing taxi driver to a demolitions expert sent out to destroy an enemy tunnel.   However, things heated up when Roy’s Dakota was shot down and he […]

Unknown Enemy

Issue Number: 5306

Stranded in dangerous territory with no transport and only a corporal to help him protect a very important British colonel, Lieutenant Tom Gifford knew he had a tough job on his hands. But then a half-track packed with American troops hoved into view and it seemed their troubles were all over. Which was exactly what […]