World War II Magazine, March 1987 Vol. 1 No. 6
Cover Story: Raid on St. Nazaire
26 Surprise Action Delayed by Fred Bost
After crashing into the giant German drydock at St. Nazaire, “Old Buck” held one more nasty surprise for the enemy. At first count, it had appeared the German defenders had repulsed a commando raid with little apparent loss or damage.
16 Germany’s Cossack Warriors By John Galey
Once an elite guard for the czars of Russia, the communist-hating Cossacks who joined the German cause chose most unwisely – and at war’s end would pay a bitter price.
34 British Bluff at Singapore By Raymond Callahan
Britain’s problem at Singapore was more than the guns pointing solely to sea. But the Japanese advancing by land were at the far end of a tenuous suply line, too.
42 Battle Tide Reversed By Dennis Beck
The odds at Midway looked overwhelming on paper … but still the out-gunned Americans would attempt to stem the tide of Japanese success in the Pacific. As the carrier task forces collided, the tide of the mid-ocean battle itself suddenly reversed.