Tag Archives: WWII

Grenade!

Issue Number: 5050

The Mills Number 36 was the standard British infantry grenade of World War Two. Its operation was simple. The pin was pulled and the grenade thrown to explode seconds later and be forgotten about… or at least, that was the idea. But one particular grenade would never be forgotten by the men whose paths it […]

Sewer Rat

Issue Number: 5046

From out of nowhere he struck, swift and deadly, assassinating officers, stealing supplies, blowing up ammo dumps… then slipping into the shadows like a phantom. The Japanese launched a full-scale manhunt, but could find no trace of this elusive saboteur. Yet he wasn’t far away at all… right under their feet in fact!

The Sniper

Issue Number: 5045

Sergeant David Woking perched in his sniper’s nest. He peered through his sights as an S.S. officer’s Totenkopft glinted in the dappled sunlight. His finger tensed and the Nazi tasted lead. Despite David’s immense skill as a marksman, his arrogant C.O. Major George Smith and his crony, Lieutenant Digby Clark, had a low opinion of […]

Wings of War

Issue Number: 5044

From the moment Jack Mitchell joined the R.A.F. and began his flying training as a pilot, he was a marked man. He was pointed out to strangers; his mates used to whisper about him; his every move was watched. And when his pilot’s wings were eventually pinned to his chest, even the R.A.F. expected great […]

The Castle

Issue Number: 5025

Flanked by forests and a vast lake, Castle Falcone stood isolated, the prisoners inside eager for their release. The Third Reich was on its knees but an S.S. Squadron was heading to Castle Falcone – their orders to liquidate the prisoners. No one would have ever expected an unlikely alliance of Germans, Americans and Italians […]

Justice Served

Issue Number: 5023

Corporal Mike Lowry is the only surviving member of his squad. He watched as his friends were gunned down by the Nazis while trying to surrender. He was wounded, nursed back to health by an elderly French villager who knows the horror of war all too well. Now, Mike trains as a Commando, hell bent […]

Caught in Crossfire!

Issue Number: 5021

In Berlin, 1944, Japanese army Captain Isamu Nagata secretly yearns for peace as he tries to mourn the loss of his younger brother, shot down by British soldiers in Burma. But, Nagata does not have time to grieve as he accidentally kills a German looter, leading to an all-out manhunt against him. Now, on the […]

Treasure Hunt

Issue Number: 5010

Three captains – British, French and German – made up the strange team that had to recover a hoard of Nazi loot before the Russians occupied the sector in which it had been lost. It was a tough task, which wasn’t helped when a fourth captain joined the hunt – with his own reasons for […]

Urban Gunners

Issue Number: 5005

American Private Brad Lynch excelled as a gunner, enjoying his role in an anti-tank platoon based in the German countryside. Calm and composed, Lynch hit his targets with ease. But when the platoon received orders to aid infantrymen in the nearby town of Aachen, Lynch lost his cool. Witnessing his friends fall to German snipers, […]

Trouble Squadron

Issue Number: 5004

Squadron leader Scatty Wilson was the only surviving pilot of a whole squadron. One by one the Luftwaffe had shot down his friends and as each one died, Scatty became that much more bitter. Here in Trouble Squadron the strange story of how he made both Nazis and his own squadron suffer is told for […]