"Invasion Game!": Spring, 1944, the Unknown Soldier is sent to German-occupied France to enlist the aid of a renown French Resistance leader called Chat Noir. Disguised as a salesman, the Soldier reach Chat Noir's resistance group, Nightingale, and is introduced to the man himself - who is revea
Appearing in "Invasion Game!"
- Chat Noir (First appearance)
- German Army
Synopsis for "Invasion Game!"
Spring, 1944, the Unknown Soldier is sent to German-occupied France to enlist the aid of a renown French Resistance leader called Chat Noir. Disguised as a salesman, the Soldier reach Chat Noir's resistance group, Nightingale, and is introduced to the man himself - who is reveal to be a black man. Chat explains himself that he was a top sergeant in the U.S. Army until he was railroaded into a court martial, which he bitterly blames the cause of his misfortune for being black. The resistance's hideout is soon found out by the Nazis, forcing the resistance fighters and the Soldier to flee.
They later meet at a pre-arranged rendezvous where the Soldier explains to Nightingale of his mission: the Allied Invasion of D-Day. Nightingale is to help the invasion by taking the Nazi stronghold at Fleur-Le-Duc, where they will be supported by the entire Allied army on June 5th. Chat immediately doesn't buy into the Soldier's words, but grudgingly trust him after being convinced otherwise by the Nightingale resistance.
On the morning of June 5th, Nightingale takes the Nazi stronghold and losing a lot of men in the process. But they notice that there isn't Allied forces coming at all. Instead, half of the German Army come to Fleur-Le-Duc. The Unknown Soldier admits to Chat that D-Day happens tomorrow and on the beaches of Normandy, and the entire operation was to draw the Germans' attentions away from the actual landings. The reasons that he never told the truth to Chat is to prevent any chance of leaking to the Nazis. Though Chat is angered by the deception that has caused the lives of his men, he helps the Soldier to flee Fleur-Le-Duc and escaping on a French fishing boat while swearing that they will settle their score one day.
Appearing in "The Hunters -- and the Hunted!"
- The One-Eyed Cat (Single appearance)
Synopsis for "The Hunters -- and the Hunted!"
This story is reprinted from Showcase #58.
Enemy Ace faces off against the French pilot named "The One-Eyed Cat".
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