Tag Archives: U-Boat

Billy’s War

Issue Number: 5177

Lieutenant Billy Weekes wanted desperately to see some action aboard the British Destroyer HMS Meadfoot. He had two brothers in the trenches, one in the skies, and a sister on the front line as an ambulance driver. They would all have amazing stories about their war experiences, but Billy… all he had to talk about […]

Death of a U-boat

Issue Number: 5164

To the tough rowdies of the whaling fleets from Greenland to the South Pole, he was just ‘Big Olaf’. Star harpoon-gunner of them all, the ship that had Olaf aboard broke records for whales caught and bonuses paid. Six feet four inches of blonde Norwegian with eyes as icy green as the seas he roved, and […]

The Nelson Spirit

Issue Number: 5146

Schoolboy Billy Peters loved the old stories of swashbuckling pirates — and, living on an island in the Caribbean, there were plenty of tales to hear. But this was 1941 and Britain was at war with Germany. There were other pirates to worry about now — the kind who sailed U-boats and threatened to cripple […]

Atlantic Patrol

Issue Number: 5136

Walter Bennett still had nightmares of the day when his Anson, all set to attack a surfaced U-boat, had almost collided with a Catalina flown by an overanxious Yank who had also come in for the kill. Walter had dodged the Yank – and flown straight into a hail of fire from the German guns […]

Jinx and Jonah

Issue Number: 5074

In the bitter Battle of the Atlantic, David Collins was thought to be a jinx. If that was true, it was a jinx that could kill his younger brother in the deadly fight with the German U-boats. Story: K. P. MacKenzie Art: Gordon C. Livingstone Cover: Jeff Bevan

Target: Armageddon

Issue Number: 5059

After six long years of struggle, Germany finally surrendered in 1945. But for U-Boat Kriegsmarine Kapitan Heinrich Kessler, this was a cowardly betrayal of everything he believed in. He hid his submarine in South America, vowing never to surrender it to the enemy. Then, nearly twenty years later, Kessler had had enough. Germany was split […]