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STORY DAVID MOTTON

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SIX OF THE B EST

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Introducti on by Scott Montgome Deputy Ed ry, itor The

re are m most intere any types of hero bu t, sting kind is the unli in my opinion, the underdog. ke And, as yo u may have ly hero — the in this bril gu liant tale yo (which, ba u get six fo essed from the title, ck in 1980 r the price was a mer of one prices we e 12p — ev reckon we’ en at today’ re still good So please jo s value). in me in ro oting for ha admittedl ya lf-a-dozen ordinary (i rearguard, bit useless) blokes, left f determined takes to be to prove th behind as a desert the best… at they’ve got what it Issue Num ber

Six Of The Bes re-issued as t, originally Comm ando No 49 No 1379 (J 0 (July 19 anuary 19 70), 80)

ART RAMON DE LA FUENTE COVER PENALVA First Published 1970 No 490


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CAO 700 B5

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At the time th e CAO 700 proje heavy bomber ct began, it wa s with a 3000kg Gnome-Rhone bomb load. With intended as a engines, it was reasonably fas four 1140hp defensive arma t at me machine gun. Th nt was only one 20mm cann 335mph but on and a 7.5mm was parked in e aircraft was never put to the test in comb a hangar at SN CA when the Germ at ans invaded Fr O's works in western France but flattened, and an the CAO 700 wi ce in 1940. The hangar wa s th it, by Allied bombing in 19 42.

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Six men — five private soldiers

who couldn’t do a thing right and a brand-new Second Lieutenant who had never been in action. Left behind as a rearguard just in case the Jerries showed up, they landed in a hotter spot than anyone had bargained for — and became the most unlikely heroes of the Second World War!

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