Tag Archives: R.A. Montague

Komet!

Issue Number: 5252

They shot skywards with incredible speed; flame and smoke trailing behind them as they blasted the Allied bombers to pieces with 30mm cannons. They were the incredible, deadly-dangerous Me163s, the winged killers called — KOMET!   Story: RA Montague Art: DS Gomez Cover: Ian Kennedy  

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

Sea-Strike

Issue Number: 5156

Stan Turner of Air-sea rescue had a really dicey job, snatching ditched pilots from the hungry English Channel… sometimes under the very muzzles of the guns on the enemy coast. Then there was always the dangerous trip back to base, dodging shells and bullets as the launch leapt over the waves to bring its precious […]

Everything Under Control

Issue Number: 4982
Everything Under Control, cover by Ian Kennedy

Jim Farrow’s war as a navigator had got off to quite a start. Before he’d even qualified, he’d dragged an injured pilot out of his seat and landed the aircraft by himself. When he was transferred to a Hampden squadron, someone told him that if the same thing happened again, he didn’t stand a chance […]

DOOMED SQUADRON

Issue Number: 4926
Doomed Squadron

Sammy Baker’s Ventura Squadron had everything going for it — brand new planes, top-line aircrew, the lot. So how come they got hacked out of the sky on nearly every air raid? The answer was obvious — there had to be a spy on the station, telling the enemy when the raids were coming. But […]

TRIAL BY COMBAT

Issue Number: 4922
Trial By Combat

The Patwari Rifles was a proud regiment, one of the Indian Army’s finest fighting units. So when one of their platoons disappeared in Burma, evidently having deserted to the Japanese, the regiment’s shame was fierce. There was only one thing to do — the guilty men had to be brought back to prove themselves in […]