Tag Archives: Roger Sanderson

Desert Thief

Issue Number: 5422

Newly transferred to a desert reconnaissance group, Jim Collingwood was determined to prove he was good enough to serve with the experienced men around him. And on his first patrol he did just that, saving the others from an enemy ambush that could have wiped them all out. But what no-one else in the unit […]

Strike from the Sea

Issue Number: 5102

Before the war, Lieutenant Steve Pitt had been a fisherman off the east coast of England. The boat-handling skills he had learned then were perfect training for what he was doing now — leading hit-and-run raids from the sea to strike at the southern defences of Nazi-held Europe. But hard and dangerous as his days […]

The Sappers

Issue Number: 5098

We call then the Royal Engineers but they began as the Royal Sappers and Miners. And one of their original jobs was to dig ‘saps’ – dark, dangerous tunnels which stretched far under enemy lines. Pack a picked spot with explosives and bang went a target in a spectacular explosion. They were still practising this […]