Tag Archives: WW2

Horror of Hurtgen

Issue Number: 5429

There was something stirring among the pines, where the sun doesn’t ever shine, in the Hurtgen Forest in 1944. American soldiers, ill‑prepared for grim German weather, shivered the whole night through. But the savage winter, cold, and feverish rain, weren’t the only things they had to contend with in those dark and mysterious woods. The […]

Tassie Devil

Issue Number: 5423

By April 1941, the Nazis had invaded Greece and were pushing the Allies out. Greek, British and Anzac soldiers all fought back bravely, but they were no match. Evacuation was inevitable, however for one Tasmanian, no man was getting left behind! Sergeant Billy Waugh may not have wanted to be a chauffeur to a General, […]

Desert Thief

Issue Number: 5422

Newly transferred to a desert reconnaissance group, Jim Collingwood was determined to prove he was good enough to serve with the experienced men around him. And on his first patrol he did just that, saving the others from an enemy ambush that could have wiped them all out. But what no-one else in the unit […]

Crackshot

Issue Number: 5420

Nobody, but nobody, likes a Military Policeman. And when one has been charged with murdering a soldier in a brawl, there’s plenty of witnesses who’ll say they saw it all — whether they did or not! That’s what happened to Sergeant Slasher Gibson, that’s why he was locked up in a military prison with the […]