Battler Britton and the wagons of gold (1959)

Texts by an unknown author

Drawings by Hugo Pratt

This story came out in “Thriller Picture Library” issue 297 (December, 1959), Fleetway Publications Ltd.

It is the first year of the war and Battler Britton, who pilots a British Spitfire, is in charge of a mission over an area occupied by the Germans in the skies of Yugoslavia. While flying over enemy positions he notices that a convoy of partisan trucks has been captured. After landing in a field near the rebels, he learns that the convoy was carrying a precious cargo of gold bullion that was to be taken out of the country. The partisans agree to help Battler who manages to get the gold back.