The Secret War PB

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The Secret War (Graphic Modern History: World War II)
By:Gary Jeffrey (Author), Emanuel Boccanfuso (Illustrator)
48 pages
Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 6.5 x 10 inches

This exciting graphic novel recounts three fascinating stories of covert, or secret, operations during World War II:

• Jan Kubis and Josef Gabcik, Operation Anthropoid, May 1942The plan to eliminate German SS leader Reinhard Heydrich, the chief planner of the Jewish genocide by the Nazis and also known as the Butcher of Prague.

• Benjamin Cowburn, S.O.E. (U.K. Special Operations Executive)Operation Tinker, April 1943How a British operative led a team of saboteurs to blow up trains

• Ren Joyeuse, O.S.S. (U.S. Office of Strategic Services)Plan: Sussex, August 1944

• OSS PlanThe story of sabotage in support of the D-Day invasion