This massive 248 page TPB collects the first three Battlefields story arcs. Nine issues in all! The Night Witches, Dear Billy and Tankies, and features bonus materials such as sketches and commentary from Ennis along with a complete cover gallery by series cover artists John Cassaday and Garry Leach! Recommended for Mature Readers.
THE WAR THAT TORE THE WORLD APART
Three tales of lost innocence, tragedy and suspense set during the Second World War, by writer Garth Ennis and artists Russ Braun, Peter Snejberg and Carlos Ezquerra.
As the German army smashes deep into Soviet Russia and the defenders of the Motherland retreat disarray, a new bomber squadron arrives at a Russian forward airbase. It crews will risk fiery death on lethal night missions against the invaders- nut for these pilots, the consequences of capture will be even worse. FOr the crews of the 599th Night Bomber Regiment are women. In the deadly skies of the Eastern front, they will become a legend- known, to a friend and foe alike, as The Night Witches.
1942: in the tropical splendour of the South China Seas, as war spreads across the far east, a young woman finds herself in paradise- and then in hell. Nurse Carrie Sutton is caught up in the Japanese invasion of Singapore, suffering horrors beyond her worst imaginings. Now she attempts to start her life anew, buoyed up by a growing friendship with a young pilot- and incredibly, a chance for revenge. But even victory can be a hollow prize, as Carrie discovers to her cost- in Dear Billy.
After D-Day came the battle for Normandy,when untried Allied soldiers met the seasoned veterans of the German Army. As Panzer units and SS troops turn the French countryside into a killing ground, a lone British tank crew struggles to rejoin their squadron. Lost behind enemy lines, their only hope lies in their veteran commander, Corporal Stiles- but can even this wily old trooper lead The Tankies to victory against Germany’s fearsome Tiger Tank?