Tag Archives: War in the East

Hurri to the Rescue

Issue Number: 5264

Just a handful of men cast up on a desert island. Soldiers, sailors, and airmen — survivors every one of them. And what were they going to tackle? A force of Japanese bombers and a fleet of Japanese submarines! How could they lose?   Story: McOwan Art: A C Kennedy Cover: Ian Kennedy

Splashdown in the Pacific

Issue Number: 5257

Quiet, unassuming and immaculate, Pilot Ken Rooney finds the US Navy to be much like his school days — somewhere to keep his head down and play by the rules. But Ken’s reconnaissance training is about to see that rulebook ripped up — by one Australian Group Captain with a penchant for adventure!   Story: […]

Killer Cook

Issue Number: 5253

Bert Baker has a dream of one day opening his own restaurant and thinks he has the perfect ingredients for a success! But first he must survive a hail of grenades and some of the worst conditions of the Second World War… and the enemy is only a short tennis serve away!   Story: Richard […]

Burma Nightmare

Issue Number: 5243

Jungle warfare is no picnic, and for tankies trained to desert conditions it’s even worse! Sergeant Vince Roberts and his crew find themselves deployed to dank, dense, malaria-infested jungle with only their wits to guide them, but something else is interfering. As Vince’s mind begins to crack, can he hold it together? Or will he […]

Hellfire Pass

Issue Number: 5221

Trapped in the confines of the  Selarang Barracks, Sergeant Pete Mellion couldn’t be further away from his turbulent past – that is until his old nemesis, Lieutenant Reg Williams, is assigned the same work detail building the Thai-Burma Railway. Slaving away in the intense heat of the jungle, can these two foes put aside their […]

Jungle Redemption

Issue Number: 5201

Deep in the thick, muggy jungle, Sergeant Ted Jones and his squad of raiders trudged on. Eaten alive by insects and wet with sweat, they closed in on their target – a Japanese radio station. The lone radio operator had no idea what had hit him until it was too late. But as they made […]

Labyrinth

Issue Number: 5199

War cares not for history or men, as battles caused soldiers and sacred ruins to crumble together. That’s when Lieutenant Ned Morris had his dilemma. He was an archaeologist and an officer — he had a duty to protect soldiers and lost civilisations. But when his squad discovers a Japanese-held ruined Pyu city, he’s forced […]

The Pact

Issue Number: 5155

Havildar Dilawar Khan, a sergeant in the Indian Army, pushed the Type 100 flamethrower away from his face, its flames licking at him and the Japanese soldier as they fought for control. But Dilawar had something more than survival to fight for, he had a duty to protect his unit and the pact he had […]

Singapore Strike!

Issue Number: 5097

With his scrawny, bony frame, people often underestimated Fred Burton. But when two East London thugs took him for an easy target – they got a nasty surprise in the shape of a punch, kick and wallop from a Chinese sailor experienced in the art of Shaolin Kung Fu. After that, Fred became obsessed with […]

Sewer Rat

Issue Number: 5046

From out of nowhere he struck, swift and deadly, assassinating officers, stealing supplies, blowing up ammo dumps… then slipping into the shadows like a phantom. The Japanese launched a full-scale manhunt, but could find no trace of this elusive saboteur. Yet he wasn’t far away at all… right under their feet in fact!