Tag Archives: royal navy

Day of Doom

Issue Number: 5226

It was another day of doom for Peter Cobb, his corvette sinking beneath him, crippled by the Luftwaffe and the German Navy. There had been another equally grim day not so long ago when his great friend and fellow skipper had been ruthlessly executed by a sadist Nazi U-boat commander. All this had gone far […]

Spitfires of the Sea

Issue Number: 5195

Fast and agile, the Motor Torpedo Boats of the Royal Navy were feared in the seas around Britain. Determined to defend the coast, their ferocity under pressure caused them to be dubbed ‘Spitfires of the Sea.’ But that meant nothing to young Able Seaman John Dawes. He longed to be posted to a mighty destroyer […]

Barbed Wire Battlers

Issue Number: 4993
Barbed Wire Battlers, cover by Janek Matysiak

Seaman Andy Walker had been a loner all his life. From his beginnings at the orphanage to his posting in the Royal Navy, Andy struggled to be accepted… But Andy’s isolation worsened when he was captured and put in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. Once his jailers learnt he could speak their language, he […]

CODENAME “MAGPIE”

Issue Number: 4911
Codename "Magpie"

Captain Eric Brunt was a secret agent. His codename was “Magpie” — because he stole and hoarded vital enemy intelligence in the way that the bird allegedly hoarded anything that glittered. When a Royal Navy Motor Torpedo Boat poised to pick up Eric was destroyed, the spy was trapped in occupied France, alongside Frank Nelson, […]