Tag Archives: Submarine

Dangerous Dawn

Issue Number: 5056

Look at the map of the South Pacific. Between Australia and New Guinea, you’ll find the Coral Sea. It was here in the Second World War that some of the fiercest and bloodiest naval fighting took place. Yet, of all the heroes these battles threw up, and there were many, none could compare with Petty […]

Operation Castaway

Issue Number: 5008

Put General “Fireball” Flynn at the head of a squad of U.S. Marines, and they’d charge a Japanese force ten times their size. Flynn knew only one way to fight – head on every time! So, stranded, alone on a Pacific island, with a force of Japanese soldiers hunting him down, Flynn drew his pistol […]

UNDEFEATED

Issue Number: 4945
Undefeated

Troubled by a past encounter early in his career, Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Alec Weston soon became a respected, if intense, skipper. He was determined that his submarine, H.M.S. Undefeated, would live up to her name — therefore he pushed his crew and the vessel hard. When ferrying a Special Boat Section assault team on […]

NIGHT PROWL

Issue Number: 4876
Night Prowl

Jim Fraser was a born Commando. Tough, dependable, daring. But there came a day when they stripped him of his Commando shoulder flashes and his beloved green beret. They took away his tommy gun and gave him a shovel. Almost before he knew it he was transferred to the pick and shovel brigade, the Pioneer […]

ACHTUNG – SUBMARINE!

Issue Number: 4872
Achtung - Submarine

The submarine Arrowhead had taken a pounding. Leaking and helpless, the vessel couldn’t even submerge into the safety of the depths. Many a crew would have abandoned ship, but not Bob Mitchell and his men. They ran her into an enemy harbour to carry on the fight from there. The sub was dead in the […]

U-BOAT HUNT

Issue Number: 4797
U-Boat Hunt

After Royal Navy Lieutenant-Commander Robert Paterson lost his ship, his crew – and very nearly his life – to a prowling U-Boat in the Atlantic, he became obsessed with finding the enemy sub responsible. Robert was given command of a Q-Ship – a vessel that looked like a merchantman but was fitted with concealed guns […]

SEA FURY

Issue Number: 4776
Sea Fury

Spray lashed the cockpit screen, blinding the big pilot as he fought the bucking controls to belly-land the crippled Albacore in the choppy sea. Once, twice, she bounced before she hit the icy water at terrifying speed. This was the second time young “Gusty” Bellows of the Fleet Air Arm had come off second-best to […]