This exciting graphic novel recounts three fascinating stories of covert, or secret, operations during World War II: Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik, Operation Anthropoid, May 1942The plan to eliminate German SS leader Reinhard Heydrich, the chief planner of the Jewish genocide by the Nazis and also known as the Butcher of Prague Benjamin Cowburn, S.O.E. (U.K. Special Operations Executive)Operation Tinker, April 1943How a British operative led a team of saboteurs to blow up trains Ren Joyeuse, O.S.S. (U.S. Office of Strategic Services)Plan: Sussex, August 1944 OSS PlanThe story of sabotage in support of the D-Day invasion
This exciting graphic novel recounts three historic land and air battles in Russia and Germany during World War II: A lucky escapeThe Battle of Stalingrad between German and Russian troops, November 22, 1942 Pilot down! The Wermacht retreat through Ukraine, March 20, 1944 Courage under FireThe Red Army advance to Romania, July 14, 1944
This exciting graphic novel recounts three historic land and air battles in Europe during World War II: Duel in the skiesThe Battle of Britain, September 24, 1940The desperate air battle told from the perspective of a young British fighter pilot. Surviving Omaha BeachD-Day, June 6, 1944The Normandy Landings as experienced by a U.S. infantryman. Crossing the bridge at RemagenThe invasion of Germany, March 7, 1945
This exciting graphic novel recounts three historic battles in the Pacific Ocean during World War II: Torpedo runThe Battle of Midway, June 4, 1942Focusing on the experiences of a sailor onboard a U.S. aircraft carrier during this pivotal battle. Kamikaze attack! Leyte Gulf, November 27, 1944 Capturing Mount SuribachiThe Battle of Iwo Jima, February 19, 1945What the U.S. marines endured in order to raise the famous flag.
This exciting graphic novel recounts three historic sea battles in the Atlantic Ocean during World War II: The fates of U-100 and U-99The Atlantic Wolf Pack, March 16, 1941 Air attack! The hunt for the Bismarck, May 26, 1941 The massacre of Convoy P.Q. 17The Archangel Run, July 2, 1942
This exciting graphic novel recounts three historic air and land battles in African and Mediterranean countries during World War II: The first airborne invasionThe Battle of Crete, May 20, 1941 Fighting tankerThe Battle of El Alamein between British and German troops in the Egyptian desert, October 30, 1942 Christmas under combatOrtonoa, The Italian Campaign by allied forces, December 22, 1943
Separated by only about 100 miles (160 km) of water, the United States felt threatened by Soviet-backed Cuba in the 1960s. It was like having the Soviet Union in their back yard. This book describes events of the Cuban Revolution (19531959) and Cold War conflicts such as the infamous Bay of Pigs invasion and the nail-biting suspense of the Cuban missile crisis. Featured stories include: The Battle of Santa ClaraDecember 28, 1958 The Bay of Pigs InvasionApril 17, 1961 The Cuban Missile CrisisOctober 16, 1962