Tag Archives: Vila

Sure-Shot Sam

Issue Number: 5150

Private Sam Smith was a bit of a misfit. Nobody in his infantry company pushing up through Italy in 1944 knew quite what to make of him — but nobody could say that he wasn’t a crack shot with his beloved Lee Enfield rifle! And when some petty crooks tried to frame him, they soon discovered […]

Guessing Game

Issue Number: 5038

Not everybody likes guessing games, but Corporal Bill Smith was quite good at them – which was just as well. For the guess he and some others were about to make might ensure victory…or cost the lives of thousands of Allied soldiers. And Bill didn’t have nearly enough time to make up his mind… Story: […]

Game of Hostages

Issue Number: 5027

Lieutenant Tom Dell’s S.A.S. squad are back – and this time they have a delicate situation to handle. After the team capture a German scientist who had worked on the development of a Nazi super bomb, Soviet officer’s kidnap Major Jake Ryan. The Russians want to trade Ryan for the scientist – but Tom isn’t willing […]

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 […]

Flight of Fancy

Issue Number: 5011

Little green men from Mars? Time Travel? Flying saucers? To Private Rodger Brown these were objects of fiction – like something from the pages of a comic book. But in 1944, in a field somewhere in Germany, Rodger got the shock of his life when he saw something that looked like it was from out […]

Sucker Punch

Issue Number: 4979
Sucker Punch, cover by Ian Kennedy

Captured by S.S. men for desertion and sentenced to firing squad by his own countrymen, German naval officer, Franz Beuten, was saved by British Special Service operatives, Lieutenant Tom Dell, Sergeant Mark Lyle and Corporal Roger Crown, on duty deep behind enemy lines. After Germany’s surrender, the S.A.S. troop was tasked with tracking down Nazi […]