Tag Archives: Shane Filer

The Blood of the Vikings

Issue Number: 5049

During the construction of the Atlantic Wall in 1942, the sounds of rolling waves and the voices of German-accented French were interrupted by the dull thud of a spade hitting something ancient. It was a rare discovery, a Viking burial, the body remarkably preserved int he clay. Thorvald Ulfson was a large, strong Viking warrior […]

Island of Last Hope

Issue Number: 4971
Island of Last Hope, cover by Ian Kennedy

In 1938, Germany invaded Poland…but Poland did not give in without a fight. Captain Micha Polanski and the Polish Air Force fought valiantly against the might of the Luftwaffe. But when his brother was slaughtered, Micha swore vengeance against the plane that cut him down, the plane that bore the symbol of a Black Eagle […]

SEEING RED

Issue Number: 4919
Seeing Red

Second Lieutenant Wesley Muldoon was a gifted but hot-headed U.S. air force pilot. Before being called up he had studied politics at university and held unpopular communist beliefs. Seizing a chance to ferry an aircraft to America’s Soviet allies, Muldoon was delighted to see Russia for himself. Soon he even became part of a Russian […]