The Yellow Scourge


In a naval escapade spanning coastal California to the Panama Canal, Operator 5 tackles a most cunning adversary–Chief secret agent of the Yellow Empire, Kara Vizna, the most dangerous, and most beautiful, secret agent alive.

The Asian Pacific Empire has demanded the surrender of the U.S. Pacific Fleets. Strike first and declare war afterward is their devilish strategy–counterfeiting American vessels to make it seem that the U.S. has instigated the attacks. Only Jimmy Christopher, known in the Intelligence department as Operator 5, has the wherewithal to defeat this devious reign of terror.


Death’s Ragged Army


New England and the Eastern Seaboard were already in the hands of the invaders from the Central Empire! The brutal Purple Emperor, War-Master of Europe and Asia, was beating America to her knees, using his horrible Green Gas, beheading all who resisted.

With American Defense Forces routed, only Operator 5, Ace of the Intelligence, and his tiny band of guerillas, could hope to check the mad conqueror. A true to life, thrilling episode, drama-itized from Jimmy Christopher’s own personal history of the Second War of Independence!


America’s Plague Battalions


In which the Purple Empire Invaders Introduce the Most Deadly Weapon of Modern Times — Plague Bacteria!


March Of The Flame Marauders



Jimmy Christopher — known to a few as Operator 5 of the Secret Service — had forseen the dark day when oil, the black blood of commerce, would be exhausted. Now it was needed desperately to fuel American airplanes, tanks and battleships; it was as essential as men or arms in our battle to the death with a greedy foreign power which had learned our grim secret and was determined to conquer us…

While the forces of defense clamor loudly for oil; while the life of a nation is paralyzed for the lack of it, skilled saboteurs, insidious agents of the enemy wantonly destroy our small, precious remaining store! What strategem — where the leaders of the nation are plunged in despair –can Jimmy Christopher evolve to save his native land from slavery and utter doom?


Liberty’s Suicide Legions


— in which the ragged remnants of America’s Defense Forces make what seems their last, hopeless stand against the Purple Emperor’s victorious armies!

In the far reaches of High Asia, the Purple Empire had set up its factories and smelters, to forge the most powerful weapon yet devised in military history. That weapon was a fleet of super-dreadnoughts equipped with a strange secret device to render our Defense Force helpless….


U.S. Navy’s “Human Torpedo” Strike To Win The Bloody Battle At Inchon

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The Marine Who Lived In A Tree

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Also includes Women’s Barracks: True Story Of Girls In A Barb-Wire Jungle


Submarine Rescue


I am sure this illustration accompanied a story titled “The Yank Frogman Who Single-Handedly Destroyed Hitler’s Favorite Waffle Place” or some such, but I don’t actually know where it is from. Heritage Auctions unhelpfully lists this as “Men’s Adventure Magazine illustration”. If anyone knows which magazine it is from, and especially the name of the illustrated story, I would be most grateful.