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Knights of the Skull, Vol. 1:
Germany’s Panzer Forces in WWII,
Blitzkrieg: Poland, France, North Africa, 1939–41
Written & Illustrated by Wayne Vansant
• Illustrated story of the development of the German Army’s Panzer forces in WWII
• Blitzkrieg conquests of Poland, France, and the beginning of the war in North Africa are shown
• Historically accurate, full color illustrations of vehicles, uniforms, locations, and characters
Beginning with the early campaigns in 1939–41, this first volume features the unleashing of Blitzkrieg in
Poland in 1939, the incredible defeat of the western Allies in France in 1940, and then the legendary Gen.
ErwinRommel’s initial NorthAfrican campaigns in 1941.With detailed and historically accurate illustrations
of vehicles, uniforms, locations, and characters, this vivid chronicle of the early years of World War II in
Europe is not only an artistic look at the war, but is also a concise history of Germany’s influential approach
to armoredwarfare. Tactics developed and executed duringGermany’s 1939–41 campaigns changedwarfare
forever, and were honed throughout the remaining years of the war.
Size: 8 1/2" × 11" • 338 color illustrations • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5377-2 • soft cover • $16.99
AVAILABLE IN September
Knights of the Skull:
Germany’s Panzer Forces in WWII
Knights of the Skull
is a full-color, and fully illustrated graphic non-fiction series showing the development of the
German Panzer (armored) forces in World War II from its early campaigns in Poland, France, and North Africa
in 1939–41, through to the end of the war in such mammoth tank battles as Kursk in 1943, and Falaise and the
Battle of the Bulge in 1944.
Wayne Vansant
began writing and illustrating stories for Marvel’s “Savage Tales,” and was the principle
artist on
The ’Nam
. He has also produced
Days of Darkness
,
The War in Korea
, illustrated
The Red Badge of
Courage
,
Normandy
,
Bombing Nazi Germany
,
The Battle of the Bulge,
and many others.
Knights of the Skull, Vol.2:
Germany’s Panzer Forces in WWII,
Barbarossa: the Invasion of Russia, 1941
• Illustrated story of the development of the German Army’s Panzer forces in WWII
• The early months of Operation Barbarossa from June–December 1941 are covered
• Accurate, detailed, full color renderings of vehicles, uniforms, locations, and characters
In superbly artistic renderings, featuring detailed and highly accurate artwork, the series continues with volume 2,
which starts with the April 1941 Balkans and Greece campaigns, then moves into the planning and early months
of Operation Barbarossa—the German invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941.
Size: 8 1/2" × 11" • 329 color illustrations • 80 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-5378-9 • soft cover • $16.99
AVAILABLE IN September
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