Tag Archives: RA Montague

Sky Raiders

Issue Number: 5404

Only the bravest of the brave and the toughest of the tough served in the Glider Pilot Regiment. Every man was hand-picked, trained to perfection then let loose behind German lines. Why then, was Captain Paul Preston one of this band of heroes? Hadn’t he once saved his own skin by leaving his men to […]

The Jets from Nowhere!

Issue Number: 5392

The Heinkel 162 jet fighter swept in low over the RAF airstrip, strafing the parked Typhoons and anything that moved. By the time the British had recovered, the enemy machines had disappeared. Patrols were sent out, a German airfield was bombed, but still the jets survived. They had to have a base somewhere, and it […]

Convoy Patrol

Issue Number: 5374

Fairey Swordfish flew and fought from many dangerous places during the war, but the most risky of all were the tiny aircraft carriers converted from merchant ships. That’s where Lieutenant Paul Drayton of the Fleet Air Arm found himself, and as if the Focke-Wulf Kondors and the weather weren’t enough to contend with, he was […]

Intruders Beware!

Issue Number: 5330

The Coastal Command crews flying Mosquitos had to remain ice-cold when they attacked targets in enemy territory, for the ever-present German fighters could bounce them at any time. But Phil Manning’s squadron had another force to be reckoned with. A sinister, ghostly monk had been seen on their home airfield and everyone was convinced that […]