Tag Archives: Tanks

Tank Tamer

Issue Number: 5464

The British troops crouched low in their trenches as the machine gun bullets and shells erupted all around them on that bare Italian mountain. And nearer and nearer came the massive Nazi tank that was doing all the damage. So the word went out —“Find Sergeant Dave Taylor. He’ll fix ‘em.” For Dave was the […]

Die — or Walk!

Issue Number: 5448

Along with his three mates, he had captured a swaggering and evil Nazi Colonel. Colonel Karl Oberth of the Panzer Corps wouldn’t forgive the insult of being forced to carry a miserable Britischer across the desert on his back. He would make every Tommy pay for their insolence. And so now, somewhere on the tumultuous, […]

Raging Metal

Issue Number: 5357

August 1942. Raging metal burned hot under the scorching desert sun. But a grudge between two Aussie tank commanders boiled even hotter. Sergeant Bob Andrews hated Sergeant Simon Meredith, but when Bob’s tank was knocked for six and he saw Meredith leave him high and dry — his rage exploded fivefold. The coward had abandoned […]

Durand’s Dunkirk

Issue Number: 5335

May 1940. The French battled like demons to protect their homeland from the raiding Nazi armies. Fighting a desperate defence, they only hoped to hold the Germans back long enough for the evacuation of their allies. For, had it not been for the fighting spirit of men like Regis Durand, the British evacuation at Dunkirk […]

Ironhide

Issue Number: 5315

The British were the first nation to produce the hulking metal monoliths called tanks. And this one was a beast! Her name was Lydia, but she was a male configuration Mark IV Tank, tearing through the trenches of World War One. The driver, country bumpkin, Alf Hubbert, had a lesson to learn — that tanks […]

Tank Wife

Issue Number: 5311

“My husband was killed defending the Motherland. I decided I wanted to personally take revenge on the fascist dogs for his death. I won’t stop until every German in Russia has tasted every ounce of my anger… sometimes I’m so angry I can’t even breathe.” The driver of a T-34 tank named ‘Wife’ was no […]

Supertank

Issue Number: 5305

Weighing over a thousand tonnes, measuring one‑hundred and fifteen feet long, and thirty-six feet high with the kind of artillery armament that would shame a battleship, the Landkreuzer P.1000 Ratte was a warship built for land. It was the Nazis’ latest super weapon, and in the aftermath of D-Day it would decimate the Allies. That […]

Clash of Giants

Issue Number: 5100

The British Cruiser tanks swarmed over the desert. As fine a show of armoured might as ever gladdened an infantry regiment who needed help. But beneath the tank crews’ khaki uniforms beat Nazi hearts with nothing but hate in them. And soon the barrels of British guns would be turning on British troops… Story: Allan Art: Bellalta […]