Tag Archives: WW2

The Sand-Devils

Issue Number: 5576

Dawn broke over the sandy wastes of the North African desert, and the air shuddered with the roar of engines as one by one the sleek Martin Marauder bombers swept into the air. Each plane was loaded with nearly two tons of bombs, and they were crewed by some of the crack pilots of Bomber […]

Jack’s Private War

Issue Number: 5575

“A splinter of metal is lodged in your heart. If it moves, you will die.” These words struck Flight Lieutenant Jack Hammond like a hammer blow. His immediate thought was to lie still, keep quiet, not move. But then he reasoned — if I’ve got to go, I might as well go out fighting! It […]

Deadly Rendezvous

Issue Number: 5572

Lieutenant Ken Miller and Sergeant Bill Blunden had a most important mission — to give the Germans as much information about the Allied invasion of Europe as possible. Heading into enemy-occupied France on a foggy night in May 1944, the pair had a date with danger to keep. How could they know what lay ahead? […]

The Special Squad

Issue Number: 5570

Dedicated, tough, and invincible — that was the “Special Squad”. Made up of the elite of the British forces, this band of heroes worked behind enemy lines striking at the heart of the foe. Mark Butcher was their latest recruit. Young, strong, and cool-headed, he had one skill the others didn’t have, a knowledge of […]

U-Boat Gold

Issue Number: 5569

One morning in autumn, 1944, the fishing boat Serenity set out to sea from Trinidad never to return. Instead, Serenity’s crew are taken hostage by a deadly gang of Kriegsmarine and Royal Navy sailors with one thing on their minds — digging up their stolen gold and fleeing the war to Venezuela. But Serenity is not […]