An account of the Battle of the Bulge told from the perspective of a female journalist who becomes trapped in the incredible struggle to hold off the German Army. The Battle of the Bulge…the Watch on the Rhine…the Ardennes Offensive…whatever name is used for this epic battle, it involved over a million men and was the largest land battle that the United States Army was involved in during the Second World War. While this is a fictional account of Anna Krieg, a woman news correspondent who must first convince Army superiors to embed her with an American platoon on the front lines and then who witnesses first hand the surprise last ditch effort by the German Army to win the war strikes a true chord in dealing with the nature and the horror of war. Female news reporters were actually used during World War II and this graphic novel story represents some of the hardships, biases and dangers the woman faced while covering the war. Written and illustrated by Chuck Bordell, this graphic novel immerses itself in a realistic approach to warfare through the eyes of an initially naïve and innocent woman who finds herself trapped in a war she only thought she understood.
Portrays the little known story regarding the role many female war correspondents actually played in reporting the news of World War II back home from the front lines.
Published as 102 page graphic novel
Black and White print
All Publishing and Media rights available
THE JOURNAL OF ANNA KRIEG
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