Corporal Tom Gerrard of the Royal Tank Corps was just an ordinary bloke, easy going and cheerful.
Colonel Karl Oberth of the SS Panzer Corps was a typical Nazi officer, brutal and merciless.
Somewhere on the limitless, scorching inferno of the Western Desert, Fate decided that their tank tracks should cross.
Here then is the story of the epic fight put up by Corporal Gerrard and his tank, Matilda, against the might and power of the Panzers and their swaggering Colonel, who thought he could sweep the British off the face of the desert...
Reprint of issue 1