Tag Archives: WW2

Silent Danger

Issue Number: 5614

Out of the murky depths they came, wreaking havoc in Gibraltar harbour, daring to defy the British defences, bringing death and destruction to the British Fleet. In silence they appeared… then vanished. They rode on torpedoes, faceless phantoms of the deep. Who were they? All the British knew was that the situation was desperate and […]

Operation Precipice

Issue Number: 5613

Dick Hammond’s life was hanging by a thread as he dangled perilously from a climbing rope on a top-secret mission in occupied France. Above him was Grace Baird, holding on to the sheer face of the cliff for life, and below him was his doom. He would have trusted Grace with his life… if only […]

Wagger’s War

Issue Number: 5612

How about this little chap for a war hero then! Don’t let his looks fool you…this scruffy mongrel had more adventures than most soldiers ever did, and if medals had been given to dogs, he’d have won a whole row of them!   Story: CG Walker Art: Ferriera Cover: Ian Kennedy

Into The Attack

Issue Number: 5610

Commanded by Lieutenant Terry Horton, the sleek motor torpedo boat sped into the attack, guns blazing and torpedoes ready to launch at the German convoy ahead. But he didn’t just have the enemy to contend with, for in this crack flotilla there was another skipper who was doing his best to blacken Terry’s name —and […]

Superfort!

Issue Number: 5608

The B-29 Superfortress was the heaviest aircraft of the Second World War. It was designed for high-altitude bombing and it carried a crew of a dozen men. So what the heck was this one doing dodging around over an enemy airfield at zero feet with only a couple of blokes on board? Well, this wasn’t […]

Combat Air Patrol

Issue Number: 5607

Tony Heywood is a talented pilot in the Fleet Air Arm with a feisty attitude —just what his team needs in their air battles against the Japanese. But when observer Bill Downey bails out after Heywood’s heroics get them shot down, Walrus skipper Roddy Baxter fails to pick him up before he runs out of […]

Flying Frogmen

Issue Number: 5600

No‑one had thought of it before. Frogmen, experts in underwater sabotage, were given training —as parachutists. Now they could fly in at the dead of night, release their ‘chutes as they hit the water, then go about their silent deeds of destruction.   Story: Finley-Day Art: V Fuente Cover: Penalva