The Grand Duke

By Yann; Romain Hugault (Illustrator)
(Archaia Entertainment, Hardcover, 9781936393473, 145pp.)

Publication Date: December 2012

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Description
The Eastern Front during WWII: Oberleutnant Wulf, a young Luftwaffe pilot, is horrified by Nazi barbarism and at odds with his fellow pilots, even as he finds himself taking to the skies to fight the infamous "Night Witches" - the 588th Night Bomber Regiment, the most decorated female unit in the Soviet Air Force. Motivated only by his desire to return home to his daughter, Romy, Wulf tries to survive the increasingly desperate and ferocious Eastern Front, while Lilya, the "Red Witch," leads her comrades against the German invaders.



About the Author

Yann began his career in advertising and architectural design before sinking into the world of comics with material for his student newspaper in 1974. He has penned works illustrated by some of the greatest European artists, including Yslaire, Lucky Luke and Aire Libre.

Romain Hugault has a personal passion for the history and technology of aviation and has been a trained pilot since the age of 17. A graduate of the Ecole Estienne, he has illustrated reference books on aviation, in addition to his work on graphic novels with aviation themes.

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