Tag Archives: Tank

Ten Days to Live

Issue Number: 5272

It should have been a routine job — to go into the desert and repair a broken-down tank, but it turned into a nightmare journey for Corporal Rod Pengarth. For there was a curse on this man… in ten days he was going to die!   Story: E Hebden Art: Ibanez Cover: Picco

Hoodoo Mission

Issue Number: 5040

Take a look at this list: dispatch-rider’s motorcycle, German staff car, Matilda Tank, Panzer Mark IV. It takes a lot of training, plus plenty practice, to become a really top driver of even one of that lot. No man could handle them all like an ace. No man? Wait a minute, you heard of ‘Wheels’ […]

Tank Commander

Issue Number: 5019

The Allies were in crisis. A massive German Blitzkrieg offensive pushed the British forces into a desperate retreat. In the chaos, a Matilda tank crew, led by Sergeant Jack Taylor, was hit hard… Jack was the only survivor. Marooned in a small village, he began to cover the Allied retreat to Dunkirk. That’s when Sergeant […]

Urban Gunners

Issue Number: 5005

American Private Brad Lynch excelled as a gunner, enjoying his role in an anti-tank platoon based in the German countryside. Calm and composed, Lynch hit his targets with ease. But when the platoon received orders to aid infantrymen in the nearby town of Aachen, Lynch lost his cool. Witnessing his friends fall to German snipers, […]

THE INVADERS

Issue Number: 4966
The Invaders - Cover by Ian Kennedy

More than two thousand years before, the Roman legions had marched into North Africa as invaders, as conquerors. In the twentieth century the soldiers of Italy returned again, and among them was one man who thought himself the equal of the ancient emperors. But he was wrong, for the ancient Romans got the better of […]

COWARD IN KHAKI

Issue Number: 4946
Coward In Khaki

Men’s characters don’t often change. If a man’s a crook in civilian life, he’ll probably be a crook in the army. That’s how it was with Vic Wardley. Everyone knew him to be a crook — and a coward as well. So why would an Intelligence Corps major single him out for a vital job […]

MARK OF THE LION

Issue Number: 4931
Mark Of The Lion

Sergeant Bill Marsh seemed to bear a charmed life — or so his men said. Time after time he missed death by a hair’s breadth. What his men didn’t know was that Bill had been told by an African witch-doctor that he would be killed by a lion — and there weren’t any lions in […]

RED ALERT

Issue Number: 4894
Red Alert

Facing the brunt of the massive German invasion of Russia in June 1941 were the lowly Red Army conscripts. Poorly fed, trained and equipped, they were still expected to repel Hitler’s previously undefeated armies…and could expect the harshest of punishments if they failed. So, join two of these hard-pressed heroes in their trench and see […]

THE WRONG ENEMY

Issue Number: 4886
The Wrong Enemy

The Italians fighting in North Africa clashed not only with their British foes, but also with their German allies. Enzo Lanzini certainly wasn’t happy facing the advance of British armour across the desert, but he certainly was no coward either. It was just that he had seen the way the Nazis operated, and he had […]

INTO THE FIRE

Issue Number: 4869
Into The Fire

After a series of misadventures, US Army mechanic Justice Wade somehow found himself serving with a Soviet Penal Company armoured unit. His Matilda tank was one of a group of vehicles deemed expendable enough to act as decoys to draw the fire of their enemy, fearsome German Panther tanks. To make things even more dangerous, […]