In today’s blog post, we're looking at some of the artwork from our October 2019 titles. Let us know what you think in the comments section. If there are any November publications you'd like to see the artwork from, be sure to mention it too!


New Vanguard 275: Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War by Mark Lardas
Artwork by Paul Wright


Russian Battleships and Cruisers of the Russo-Japanese War Image

This image shows Sevastopol as it begins its final journey to the ocean’s bottom 180 feet below. Captain Essen opened the seacocks on one side of the ship on 2 January 1905, to prevent its salvage by the Japanese during the Russo-Japanese War.


Duel 98: German Flak Defences vs Allied Heavy Bombers by Donald Nijboer
Artwork by Jim Laurier and Gareth Hector

 German Flak Defences Image


The next piece of artwork examines the events on 1 January 1945 when Bomber Command sent 102 Lancasters and two Mosquitoes on a daylight raid to the Dortmund–Ems Canal near Ladbergen. Two Lancasters were lost to flak, one of which was PD377/WS‑U of No. 9 Sqn. Moments after its bomb load had been released, the aircraft, flown by Flg Off R. F. H. Denton, was hit by flak and set on fire.


Campaign 343: Petsamo and Kirkenes 1944 by David Greentree
Artwork by Graham Turner

 Petsamo and Kirkenes 1944 Image

This final illustration, requested by KAL9000, shows German commander, Hauptmann Walitschek with his 13.Kompanie of Gebirgsjäger-Regiment 136 on the Lanhöhe as they prepare to ambush a Soviet team on the morning of 10 October 1944.

Post Comments

SGT Martin posted on 29 Jul 2019 17:57:11
All of the illustrators you commission are outstanding. The treatment of ocean and sky by Lardas is refreshing.

I spent 25 years as a cartoon illustrator and your artists are all wonderfully talented.
AdamC posted on 18 Jul 2019 12:34:59
Hi guys, great artwork this month! The Lancaster one is particularly good. Next month I'd like to see something from the Hotchkiss Machine Gun title.
GI Gene posted on 16 Jul 2019 15:53:49
They all look nice. The piece from Petsamo and Kirkenes 1944 is my favorite.

For November I would like to please see some artwork from:

Tirpitz in Norway: X-craft midget submarines raid the fjords, Operation Source 1943

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