Tag Archives: RAF

Mosquito Ace

Issue Number: 5504

They told Harry ‘Kiwi’Dean to bomb the Nazi prison without hurting any prisoners —to let Paul Thierry, resistance leader, and his men escape. And he did. But there were too many Germans, tanks, and guns kicking around for Kiwi’s liking. So he went one better. Only an ace like Kiwi would have ever tried it. […]

Mystery Mountain

Issue Number: 5488

In a locked steel cabinet in a Bomber Command office was asecret file which grew thicker every week. Recorded in that document was a baffling tale of mystery —an amazing list of British bombers which had vanished without a trace over the Italian Alps. What had happened to them? Among those icy peaks there were […]

Vengeance

Issue Number: 5481

Peter Ford and Rahul Bose were masters of the skies in their Hurricanes. Meeting in the Battle of Britain, then flying raids together over France, there were no wingmen like them. But sadly, the war had different fates for each, sending Peter to North Africa and Rahul back to India. However, it wouldn’t take long […]

Lair of the Leopards

Issue Number: 5476

When you piloted a fast photo‑recce Spitfire, you had no guns to get you out of trouble —only your own flying ability and the speed of that wonderful aircraft. And among the most daring of these super pilots was Squadron Leader Roddy Duffield, who had the cool cheek to stick the nose of his unarmed […]

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 […]

C for Cursed!

Issue Number: 5447

Gordon McAuliffe is the pilot of a Lockheed Hudson bomber based out of RAF Leuchars. All day, every day, he flies the same humdrum maritime patrols searching for enemy vessels. But everything changes when he finds a mysterious ring in a Pictish burial site. At first, Gordon can’t believe his luck at finding a charm […]

Hunters of the Night

Issue Number: 5438

Out of the darkness they came, to strike at the enemy before he knew what was happening. Their radar locked onto the target, the parachute flares were dropped to illuminate their victim in a blinding glare, then down went the bombs. They were the long-range Catalina flying boats, painted dark grey and flown by men […]