Tag Archives: World War II

Raid over Heilbronn

Issue Number: 5183

Christmas, 1944. In the skies over a cold, wintry Germany, a squadron of Avro Lancasters forged onwards towards the city of Heilbronn. Their bellies were filled with bombs, ready to flatten the railway depot transporting the munitions that fuelled the Nazi war machine. But among the icy clouds and streaks of hail were hidden dangers… […]

Jailbreak Heroes

Issue Number: 4998
Jailbreak Heroes, cover by Ian Kennedy

Three men on the run – but running into danger instead of away from it. For when ex-Sergeant Mike Stone got the chance to escape from Polworth Military Prison in England, he decided to head back to the front line in France to seek revenge on the cowardly officer who had betrayed him. And the […]

Achtung, We Surrender

Issue Number: 4991
Achtung, We Surrender, cover by Keith Page

In 1940, small time crook Ned Turpin claimed to be the descendant of the infamous highwayman, Dick Turpin. He, with his partner in crime, Bert Bloomer, had no intention of involving himself in the war… or at least until he was caught robbing notorious East London gangsters, the Bailey brothers. Shipped off to France to […]

Tromsø 

Tromso, cover by Keith Page

The Tirpitz was one of the most feared battleships of the Second World War. A forty-two-thousand-ton titan of the seas, the R.A.F.’s brave and desperate attempts to destroy it became notorious. Lesser known was the story of Erik and Olav, scientists turned S.O.E. agents, and their role in the battleship’s fate. Their lives inextricably linked […]

Very Important Passenger

Issue Number: 4986
Very Important Passenger, cover by Terry Patrick

Ferrying a V.I.P. to England from North Africa might sound like a simple enough mission, but not when it’s a worn-out old bomber only fit for the scrapheap that you’re given to do the job. And it doesn’t help when your Very Important Passenger panics at the first sign of an enemy aircraft… or when […]

The One They Couldn’t Catch

Issue Number: 4984
The One They Couldn't Catch, cover by Ken Barr

Moto the Clown paused, sweat running from his face. He was about to walk along a steel wire, fifty feet above ground, suspended between two giant pylons. This had always been the climax of his circus act. But Moto wasn’t in the circus ring now. This time there would be no applause from the audience. […]

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 […]

The Cairo Secret

Issue Number: 4978
The Cairo Secret, cover by Ian Kennedy

A vast city, teeming with millions of people of all nationalities. Here in Cairo were spies, informers, saboteurs, as well as crooks, thieves, and assassins. Here many a dangerous plot was hatched, here much money could be made, and quickly. Here too, sudden death lay waiting…

Mountie Hunter

Issue Number: 4973
Mountie Hunter, cover by Janek Matysiak

Mounties Drew Fraser and Ross McKinley were partners and best friends. But when Drew enlisted in the Canadian Army, Ross was left behind. However, Mountie life was far from quiet for Ross as the destruction of the war in Europe had extended its deathly claw all the way to Canada. Trains and supply lines were […]

THE DIAMOND SMUGGLERS

Issue Number: 4970
The Diamond Smugglers, cover by Ian Kennedy

When you want an agent to penetrate an enemy-occupied country and stay free long enough to do a tricky job, you need someone who’s used to getting around without attracting attention. Who better than a man who smuggled diamonds in and out of that very country for years? But there’s a difference between peace-time and […]