Tag Archives: WW2

Hold the Bridge!

Issue Number: 5358

These were Captain Robert Sutton’s orders as he and his men parachuted into enemy‑held territory in Algeria. It was a race against time, for the Nazis were equally determined to destroy the bridge. Luck went against the British paratroops. Firstly they had been forced to fight all the way, and now when it seemed they […]

Raging Metal

Issue Number: 5357

August 1942. Raging metal burned hot under the scorching desert sun. But a grudge between two Aussie tank commanders boiled even hotter. Sergeant Bob Andrews hated Sergeant Simon Meredith, but when Bob’s tank was knocked for six and he saw Meredith leave him high and dry — his rage exploded fivefold. The coward had abandoned […]

The White Feather

Issue Number: 5356

No guts! That’s what they said about young Harry Bishop, and that’s why he was demoted to being a buckshee driver in a twenty‑five pounder gun crew instead of commanding one of his own. The one person left to believe in Harry was — Harry. So he pinched back a gun from the Germans, and […]

Bullseye Bruno

Issue Number: 5355

Leutnant Matthias Schenk is a fanatic — exactly the kind of Nazi the Luftwaffe need behind their experimental night fighters and radar technology. But as the raids from Denmark progress, a bitter rivalry with fellow pilot, Bruno Neumann, plays on his mind. Old ‘Bullseye Bruno’ never seems to hit the mark, no matter how perfect […]

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 […]

Blood in the Sand

Issue Number: 5352

Follow the trail of red, he-man blood into the white heat of the man-killing Western Desert, and you’ll come across a hero… a little runt of a hero called Hank Hale, the one they all laughed at. All, that is, except the Nazis he met up with in the desert. For dead men seldom smile… […]

The Rejects

Issue Number: 5349

All manner of men took to the perilous skies in 1940, determined to defend the British Isles from Goering’s fearsome aircraft armada. Different nationalities; British, Polish, Czech, French, and even Irish pilots, like Michael O’Connor, banded together and lunged headfirst at the mass of Luftwaffe bombers and fighters — Axis pilots who were equally determined […]

Night Ace

Issue Number: 5344

Have you ever dreamed that you’re falling, falling, whirling round and round, never going to stop? Terrifying isn’t it? That’s how Nick Kirby felt every time he went in a plane. You see, Nick suffered from vertigo — an uncontrollable fear of heights. Oh, there’s another thing about Nick. He joined the RAF as a […]

Lone Wolf

Issue Number: 5343

U-1215’s Kommandant Josef Jewinski knew there was a traitor in his crew — a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Diving deeper into the Atlantic, the water and paranoia threatened to crush Josef. He had heard the word “mutiny” whispered by men sworn to his command. Now there is blood on his hands, but can he find the […]