Tag Archives: Richard Davis

Michael’s War

Issue Number: 5175

While his family fought on land and the sea, Lieutenant Michael Weekes took to the sky in his Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8, sweeping over German archies in the lead up to the Saint‑Mihiel offensive. Reconnaissance and fighter, Michael’s plane did more than its fair share of shooting. But after crash-landing behind enemy lines, armed with only […]

Rebel Riders

Issue Number: 5169

The heroes of ‘Viva Villa’ return but not as you know them! Disguised as priests and accompanied by Sister Sofia, the Gomez brothers face one of their deadliest missions yet – working with a nun!   Still fighting for the revolution to free Mexico, Carlos and Hector were tasked with sneaking into a Federale-held city […]

Next Stop… Freedom!

Issue Number: 5137

Aggregate rocket scientist Professor Carl Epstein was forced to flee Berlin in 1935, fearing Germany would use his knowledge to rain destruction on its enemies. Epstein and his wife chose peace, settling in a sleepy Spanish town. But soon the Nazis would come for them… Now, in 1938, amidst the devastation of the Spanish Civil […]

Last Boat Home

Issue Number: 5127

The Blitzkreig had thundered through France leaving carnage in its wake. For many men, the British Expeditionary Force’s retreat ended long before the beaches at Dunkirk. But one thing was certain: Lieutenant Jack Dodd was going to get his men home. Even as they huddled, stranded in a coastal village, with no hope of the […]

Viva Villa!

Issue Number: 5101

With nothing but a Colt-Browning machine gun, a Winchester Repeating rifle and a six shooter, the Gomez brothers hardly stood a chance against the advancing Federal Cavalry. But, holed out in an adobe hut, they swore they would defend the villagers of Puebla. They fought for Pancho Villa. They fought for the revolution. They fought […]

Devil Dogs

Issue Number: 5085

By 1918, the end of the Great War was in sight, but even as it ground towards its bloody conclusion, the US Marine Corps were shipped in, charging while others retreated, straight to the front line. Facing German machine guns, barbed wire, mortar shells and mustard gas, the Americans were fearless in battle, earning them […]

Escape Saigon!

Issue Number: 5035

In the final bloody hours of the Vietnam war, the P.A.V.N. were at the gates of Saigon. The U.S. embassy was the last refuge for the South Vietnamese who worked for the American Government. But as the final choppers ferried the last of the workers to safety, Bill Evans realised that his best friend, Van […]

The Forgotten Fighters

Issue Number: 5033

In 1942 the Japanese Northern Army invaded American soil, capturing the island of Attu, off the coast of Alaska. For nineteen days, America battled against Japan in the only land battle of World War Two fought on American territory. Inspired by true events, Sergeant Bill Johnson leads an American Infantry Division into the mountains of […]

SURVIVE THE SOMME

Issue Number: 4927
Survive the Somme

Private Joe Dugdale was one of many men thrust into the heart of a battle which would go on to be remembered as the most horrific of all time. When the Battle of the Somme commenced in July 1916, no-one could have known it would drag on for five months and that there would be […]