Graphic History Books

Osprey Graphic History Books present compelling true stories of war in a gripping comic strip narrative, written and developed by renowned comic book writers and illustrators, which will appeal to children and adults alike. The stories are supported by a wealth of historical detail, including further reading on the causes and consequences of the events, the key players, a glossary of important terms and where to find out more. Fast-paced action, historical accuracy, exciting art and comprehensive supporting materials complete these stories of momentous events in history.

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  1. The Tide Turns

    GHI 9 Paperback
    On D-Day, 6 June, 1944, an Allied force led by General Dwight D Eisenhower launched the greatest seaborne military invasion in history. Over 150,000 Allied soldiers landed on the beaches of Normandy, France,...
  2. Hitler’s Last Gamble

    GHI 11 Paperback
    Secretly planned down to the last detail by Hitler himself, the "Battle of the Bulge" was the last major German attack on the Western Front. On December 16, 1944, thirty German divisions roared across...
  3. Deadly Inferno

    GHI 12 Paperback
    'The Wilderness' encompassed a 70-square-mile expanse of virtually impenetrable woodland in central Virginia, so dense it made conventional warfare impossible. The first battle of Lieutenant General Ulyysses...
  4. The War is On!

    GHI 10 Paperback
    Culminating in a stalwart defensive fight by Thomas ‘Stonewall' Jackson's Virginia Brigade, the battle of First Bull Run marked the Confederacy's first victory and removed any notion the...
  5. Fight to the Death

    GHI 7 Paperback
    The battle of Guadalcanal brutally shattered the myth of Japanese invincibility. August 7, 1942, marked the first American amphibious assault of World War II, and the first attempt to secure the Japanese-controlled...
  6. Ironclads at War

    GHI 8 Paperback
    On March 9, 1862, the world saw the first battle between two ironclad warships; a battle which would change the face of naval warfare forever. The fight took place in the Mississippi River, Virginia, between...
  7. Day of Infamy

    GHI 1 Paperback
    On 7 December 1941, the Japanese Navy launched a surprise attack on American military bases in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, bringing the USA into World War 2. Remember the 65th anniversary of the attack and discover...
  8. Surprise Attack!

    GHI 4 Paperback
    On 6 April 1862, Confederate forces staged a surprise attack on the Union army and began one of the American Civil War's bloodiest battles. The experiences of ill-prepared soldiers, moving personal...
  9. Island of Terror

    GHI 5 Paperback
    The savage battle of Iwo Jima was a costly but essential victory that paved the way for the Allied invasion of Japan. This book vividly recreates 36 days in 1945 when Marines such as Sgt Darren Cole and...
  10. The Empire Falls

    GHI 3 Paperback
    One of the most important naval battles in history, Midway marked a crucial turning point in the war in the Pacific, as the US dealt a huge blow to the Imperial Japanese Navy. This is a thrilling tale...

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