Tag Archives: POW

J-for-Judas

Issue Number: 5273

Courage in the face of disaster — a famous trait of the RAF throughout World War Two. But not in the case of Johnny Bagshott. After condemning his team to a POW camp, can the flighty young navigator work with the devious Hauptmann Hasse to regain standing with his friends… or will he betray them […]

Radar Raiders

Issue Number: 5251

Nazis on the Isle of Wight?! Never. Certainly not. They may have had the Channel Islands, but no Nazi, not even tough Brandenburg raiders, would ever step foot on the sleepy island. And, one thing’s for sure, if it ever did happen you can bet that no‑one would ever know about it under the Official […]

Fire in the Sky

Issue Number: 5240

Squadron Leader Ricky Lomax stared sadly across the barbed wire that stood between him and freedom. To the German prison camp guards, he was just another RAF pilot shot down over the Fatherland. But to the rest of his squadron back at their base in England, he was the lowest of the low. For he […]

The Final Hunt

Issue Number: 5239

Police Sergeant Dick McKay had long retired after the glory of hunting down an escaped SS POW from a sleepy camp in the Scottish Highlands. Now he was more interested in carrots than criminal capers, as he tended his cosy allotment. But when a body is found buried under one of the Nissen huts in […]

Course for Freedom

Issue Number: 5149

When Jurgen Schwer joined the Luftwaffe in the Second World War, he had no idea that he would become a prisoner of war in the barren Nevada Desert, or even still — a fugitive on the run in Mexico and Colombia! It seemed that the only way Jurgen could get back to Europe and his […]

Outfoxed!

Issue Number: 5141

While most Germans were happy to wait out the end of the bloody conflicts of World War Two in a sleepy POW camp in rural Scotland, one man was determined to escape! His name was Gefreiter Fritz Schmitt — or at least that’s what he said it was. Schmitt knew he had to get out […]

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 […]

Toe to Toe

Issue Number: 5107

When Jake Reilly entered the Second Word War, his skirmishes on the football field felt a whole world away. The last thing he expected to see was an old enemy on the pitch – a goalkeeper, named Tony Parsons. But when both of them ended up in the same prisoner of war camp, they would […]

Frightened Hero

Issue Number: 5092

A white flag is the signal of surrender. Some say it’s also the banner of cowardice that no real fighting man would ever carry. Corporal Bob Tracy showed the white flag, but just try telling him he’s a coward and see what happens! Story: Allan Art: V. Fuente Cover: Penalva