Thursday, October 1, 2009

WINGS, February 1943



WINGS, February 1943

cover by Jerome Rozen




WARHAWKS OF THE DON by David Goodis
Hard and scarred were alay-for-play Blake and Copeland.  But the Armageddon of Stalingrad burned them up and forged them anew.  





The German offensive on Stalingrad was originally intended to secure the Wehrmacht's flanks, but it stalled dramatically in the face of Stalin's order: "Not a Step Back!" The Soviets' resulting tenacious defense of the city led to urban warfare for which the Germans were totally unprepared, depriving them of their accustomed maneuverability, overwhelming artillery fire, and air support—and setting the stage for debacle.




THE SKY-YANKS ARE COMING by Steurt E. Emery


THE ACE WHO WOULD NOT KILL by William E. Barrett - William E. Barrett is a well-known writer of mainstream novels, often with a religious theme, such as Lilies of the Field (1962) and The Left Hand of God (1950). Both were made into famous movies; the film version ofLilies of the Field is highly recommended.


THE SECRET FRONT by H. P. S. Greene


CRIMSON COMMAND by Tom O'Neill


CARRIER CAPER by Paul Mattes Kraemer


THE FLYING DUTCHMAN by George Bruce - Popular author of World War I stories; the person for whom the pulp magazines George Bruce’s Squadron and George Bruce’s Contact are named. Additional biographical data on him have not been located, but he is known to have written screenplays for Hollywood motion pictures. 




Cover art by Jerome Rozen





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