Tag Archives: War in Europe

Heart of a Lion

Issue Number: 5406

It was a crazy sight — an old Frenchman defying an enemy tank, his shotgun against its cannon and machine guns. Yet his courage did not earn him scorn but the respect and admiration of the German tank commander. Another Frenchman was also a brave fighter, but his courage did not come from any inner […]

Boy Hero

Issue Number: 5248

Sixteen years old, and wanted for murder! That was the secret Mike Ryan took with him to the army recruiting office, where he told them he was eighteen and had a clean record! Yet this was the lad who became a perfect soldier. This was the kid who became a…   Story: E Hebden Art: […]

Battle Blisters

Issue Number: 5213

It’s May 1940 and Allied forces are being pushed by the Fuhrer’s advance towards the beaches at Dunkirk. The embittered Sergeant Formby must safely guide the remains of his squad towards Blighty, but Private Lawrence “Lanky” Leonard is missing… Will Formby leave the man behind to save his remaining troops? A French bicycle, a slingshot, […]

Heroes’ Hill

Issue Number: 5144

It wasn’t much of a hill…it didn’t look important but it was a natural observation point that looked out over the Dutch countryside for miles around. And it would make history in its own little way. Lieutenant Sandy Sanderson’s orders were to take the hill in any way possible to cover the oncoming Allied offensive. […]