Tag Archives: War in Greece

Day of Doom

Issue Number: 5226

It was another day of doom for Peter Cobb, his corvette sinking beneath him, crippled by the Luftwaffe and the German Navy. There had been another equally grim day not so long ago when his great friend and fellow skipper had been ruthlessly executed by a sadist Nazi U-boat commander. All this had gone far […]

Sky Blitz

Issue Number: 5200

Here, in the maze of tunnels beneath the ruins of a palace in Crete, legend has it that the Minotaur lurked – the fearsome monster of ancient times. Half‑bull, half-man it was satisfied only by human sacrifice. Deeper and deeper into those dark tunnels, a band of British and Cretan guerrillas were being ruthlessly driven […]

The Flying Fox

Issue Number: 5196

A damp, soggy sandbank is not the ideal runway, but Pilot Officer Mike Hickling was using one as he battled to coax his Gladiator into the air. And, to make matters worse, a mate of his was lying flat on the wing, holding on like grim death. All this with a German launch slamming over […]