Tag Archives: Roger Sanderson

The Cutting Edge

Issue Number: 5158

THE PLACE – The Atlantic Ocean. THE TIME – 1944-45. The Second World War. THE RIVALS – Cousins. One a sailor and one an airman. THE TARGETS – German U-Boats. As many as they could sink in their own ways. THE PRIZE – A mighty claymore which had been in the family for generations. Now […]

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 […]

Treasure Hunt

Issue Number: 5010

Three captains – British, French and German – made up the strange team that had to recover a hoard of Nazi loot before the Russians occupied the sector in which it had been lost. It was a tough task, which wasn’t helped when a fourth captain joined the hunt – with his own reasons for […]