Tag Archives: War in the East

The Long Trek

Issue Number: 5440

His name was Mike Stone. He was a British Army sergeant who’d been stranded in the jungle with four British prisoners — deserters and troublemakers on their way to a military prison in Rangoon. Normally it would have been just a routine job — but this time their route ran through Japanese territory. And Mike […]

Trail of a Hero

Issue Number: 5360

To see in the dark, to sense danger with the cunning of a wild thing, to move like a hunting panther and strike with the same silent deadliness — these are the qualities you’d need to survive alone and unarmed in the enemy filled Burmese jungle at night. But only one human being had them […]

Demolition Squad

Issue Number: 5354

The supplies dropped into the Burmese jungle were vital to the Chindits, but pilot Roy Raven found these routine operations lacking in excitement. It even seemed fairly tame playing taxi driver to a demolitions expert sent out to destroy an enemy tunnel.   However, things heated up when Roy’s Dakota was shot down and he […]

Ramree Massacre

Issue Number: 5295

Nearly one thousand men went into the mangrove swamps on Ramree Island — but how many would make it out? Everything on Ramree wanted the Japanese garrison dead. British soldiers, Indian soldiers, tropical diseases, poisonous spiders, deadly pythons, and, most terrifying of all, saltwater crocodiles!   Story: Kate Dewar Art: Vicente Alcazar Cover: Neil Roberts