Battle of the Bulge: A Graphic History of Allied Victory in by Wayne Vansant

By Wayne Vansant

Fought within the iciness of 1944–1945, the coldest in over a hundred years, the conflict of the Bulge nonetheless ranks because the unmarried biggest conflict ever fought by means of the U.S. military. Thirty-one American divisions—fully one-third of the U.S. military raised in the course of international struggle II—saw motion during this conflict. however it used to be additionally a attempt: might this conscript military from a pacifistic democracy defeat the easiest last males and machines that Germany’s totalitarian govt may perhaps produce?


In Battle of the Bulge, writer and artist Wayne Vansant brings readers into the frozen foxholes, haunting forests, and devastated villages of the Ardennes in the course of that freezing chilly wintry weather. With meticulous ancient accuracy and hand-drawn visuals that could inform a narrative in methods phrases by myself can't, Vansant recounts the Bulge with insightful aspect, replaying the thrusts and volleys of either the mixed Allied and German forces throughout the tumultuous conflict. this can be a tale of panic, worry, and actual distress; a narrative of ways a iteration of draftees, nationwide Guardsmen, and a small middle of normal officials and NCOs confronted these 3 components as snow piled round their foxholes and the incessant drumming of artillery splintered the woods that gave them look after. it's the tale of fellows, frozen and hurting, faraway from domestic and conserving little desire of seeing it back till the killing eventually ended. yet particularly, Battle of the Bulge is a narrative of very good triumph, now superbly illustrated in photograph novel layout for the 1st time.

Show description

Read or Download Battle of the Bulge: A Graphic History of Allied Victory in the Ardennes, 1944-1945 (Zenith Graphic Histories) PDF

Best nonfiction graphic novels books

Normandy: A Graphic History of D-Day, The Allied Invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe (Zenith Graphic Histories)

Normandy depicts the making plans and execution of Operation Overlord in ninety six full-color pages. The preliminary paratrooper attack is proven, in addition to the storming of the 5 D-Day shores: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword. however the tale doesn't finish there. as soon as the Allies received ashore, they'd to stick ashore.

Retour vers les années 80 (French Edition)

Tout y est ! Des innovations aux pages humans, des séries cultes aux succès sportifs, des tubes entêtants aux faits politiques, retrouvez ce qui a marqué les années eighty. LE voyage nostalgique de toute une génération. Les années eighty décortiquées année par année. Retour vers Nintendo qui lance les video game and Watch, François Mitterrand et Helmut Kohl major dans los angeles major à Verdun, Carl Lewis en famous person des J.

Rinse, Spin, Repeat: A graphic memoir of loss and survival

On Boxing Day in 2004, Edie Fassnidge trigger for an afternoon of kayaking off the coast of Thailand together with her boyfriend, mom and sister. that is whilst catastrophe struck. She felt a shift within the air; she noticed anything at the horizon; and seconds later, the 1st wave got here crashing down upon them. Separated from her family members and lined in open wounds, Edie battled for hours to get to safeguard: colliding with rocks; tumbling underwater as though in an enormous washer; grappling with overgrown branches and venomous ants.

The Arab of the Future: Volume 1: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 - A Graphic Memoir

Quantity 1 within the UNFORGETTABLE tale OF a unprecedented CHILDHOODA father or mother publication OF THE 12 months 2015/2016 | AN OBSERVER photograph publication OF THE yr 2016 | a brand new YORK instances CRITICS' best BOOKS OF 2016 'EXUBERANTLY HERETICAL''I tore via it. .. the main relaxing picture novel i have learn shortly' Zadie Smith'I joyously suggest this publication to you' Mark Haddon'Riad Sattouf is among the nice creators of our time' Alain De Botton'Beautifully-written and drawn, witty, unhappy, attention-grabbing.

Extra resources for Battle of the Bulge: A Graphic History of Allied Victory in the Ardennes, 1944-1945 (Zenith Graphic Histories)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 10 votes