Knights of the Skull #1 - Blitzkrieg
(2017)

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Price
16.99 USD
Pages
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
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ISBN
978-0-7643-5377-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780764353772 51699
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Skull / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Genre
war
Keywords
tank; World War II

The Rise of the Panzers (Table of Contents: 1)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Kurt Knispel; Major General J. F. C. Fuller; Karl Liebknecht; Rosa Luxemburg; Captain Heinz Guderian; Adolf Hitler; Dr. Franz Bake; Hyazinth Von Strachwitz; Hanz Von Luck
Synopsis
Captain Heinz Guderian begins to design tactics and weapons involving tanks based upon his experiences in World War I, and the experiences of other German veterans. This leads to the development of the Panzer tank. German history between the World War I and the beginning of World War II is also detailed.
Keywords
Austria; Czechoslovakia; Panzer; Spanish Civil War; tank; World War I; World War II

Invasion of Poland (Table of Contents: 2)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Colonel Hans Von Luck; Count Von Strachwitz; Franz Bake; Captain Heinz Guderian
Synopsis
The German invasion of Poland in 1939 is detailed.
Keywords
battleship; cavalry; dive bomber; Junkers JU-87; Panzer; Poland; Stuka; tank; Warsaw; World War II

Reassessment (Table of Contents: 3)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Franz Bake; Erwin Rommel; Count Von Strachwitz
Synopsis
The German Army makes some changes based on lessons learned during the invasion of Poland and prepares for the coming battles against France and Britain.
Keywords
Panzer; tank; World War II

The French Army (Table of Contents: 4)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
General Gamelin; Colonel Charles De Gualle; General Erich Von Manstein; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
The Germans make plans for the invasion of France.
Keywords
Ardennes Forest; France; Maginot Line; Panzer; tank; World War II

Battle for the Meuse Crossings (Table of Contents: 5)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Letters
Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Erwin Rommel; Hans Von Luck; Franz Bake; Captain Heinz Guderian; General Gamelin; Sergeant Durand; Captain Pierre Billotte
Synopsis
The German army faces off against the French in Holland and Belgium.
Keywords
dive bomber; Holland; Panzer; paratroopers; Stuka; tank; World War II

Tank Crewmen & Their Tanks (Table of Contents: 6)

Knights of the Skull / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Illustration of two German tanks and three British tanks.

The Battle For France (Table of Contents: 7)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Letters
Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Winston Churchill; Paul Reynaud; Erwin Rommel; Captain Heinz Guderian; Franz Bake; General Gamelin; General Maxine Weyland; Marshal Henri Philipe Petain; Hans Von Luck; Charles De Gaulle
Synopsis
The Germans race across France, forcing the surrender of France and the evacuation at Dunkirk.
Keywords
Cherbourg; Dunkirk; France; Maginot Line; Normand; Panzer; Paris; Somme; tank; war crime; World War II

Sideshow (Table of Contents: 8)

Knights of the Skull / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Wayne Vansant
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Letters
Wayne Vansant ?

Genre
war
Characters
Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini; Commander Marshal Rodolfo Graziani; General Richard Nugent O'Connor; Erwin Rommel; General Italo Gariboldi; Winston Churchill; General Philip Neame; General Wavell
Synopsis
The battle for North Africa from the beginning to the battle of Tobruk.
Keywords
Cairo; Egypt; Libya; Luftwaffe; Northern Africa; Panzer; Suez Canal; tank; Tobruk; Tripoli; World War II
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Knights of the Skull
  2. 1. The Rise of the Panzers
    Knights of the Skull
  3. 2. Invasion of Poland
    Knights of the Skull
  4. 3. Reassessment
    Knights of the Skull
  5. 4. The French Army
    Knights of the Skull
  6. 5. Battle for the Meuse Crossings
    Knights of the Skull
  7. 6. Tank Crewmen & Their Tanks
    Knights of the Skull
  8. 7. The Battle For France
    Knights of the Skull
  9. 8. Sideshow
    Knights of the Skull
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