1 edition of Night of the witches found in the catalog.
Night of the witches
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-213) and index.
|LC Classifications||BF1572.W35 R34 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 218 p. :|
|Number of Pages||218|
|LC Control Number||2010038838|
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“The Night Witches is a very impressive book. The story’s main character is Lieutenant Anna Kharkova, once a naive teenager, who grows into a hardened combat WWII veteran for the Soviet air force. The glory and the pain of war are brought to life by the legendary team of Garth Ennis and Russ Braun. 'Night Witches' is the English translation of Nachthexen, a World War II German nickname (Russian Ночные ведьмы, Nochnye Vedmy) for the female military aviators of the th Night Bomber Regiment, known later as the 46th "Taman" Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment, of the Soviet Air Forces.
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The result—three entire regiments of women pilots and bombers—was a phenomenon unmatched in World II/5(68). Nov 08, · They flew at night.
They would cut engines and glide to their target, drop bombs, then speed off. Since there was silence before the bomb blast, the Germans called them “Night Witches” and claimed they flew on broomsticks.
24 of the Night Witches were named Heroes of the Soviet Union. This book is of the genre of Young Adult Fiction/5(34). tl;dr: This book was so flipping flatmountaingirls.com occurred to me, somewhere around the first quarter, that I had never read a WWII fiction book that took place in the USSR/Russia and I need to read more in the future, because the combination of that and Night Witches fascinated me so much/5.
Mar 16, · Book Review: 'The Night Witches,' By Garth Ennis And Russ Braun Garth Ennis' new graphic novel creates a fictional character to flesh out the. Night Witches by LJ Adlington doesn't need aerial flips and maneuvers to become my favorite. Its spellbinding story, kick-ass female characters, and richly imagined world-building are more than enough reasons for it to land a spot in my favorite book of list/5.
Jul 07, · The Germans nicknamed them the Nachthexen, or “night witches,” because the whooshing noise their wooden planes made resembled that of a sweeping broom.
But since the Germans surrounded Stalingrad, Valya's been forced to stay on the ground and watch her city flatmountaingirls.com her mother is killed during the siege, Valya is left with one burning desire: to join up with her older sister, a member of the famous and feared Night Witches, a brigade of young female pilots.
The Night Witches had appeared in the long-running British comic strip Johnny Red, created by Tom Tully and Joe Colquhoun for the Battle Picture Weekly. Writer Garth Ennis, a childhood fan of the strip, would later write a three-part comic book mini-series called Battlefields: The Night flatmountaingirls.com: Soviet Air Forces.
Jun 25, · Namely, the “Night Witches,” an all-female squadron of bomber pilots who ran thousands of daring bombing raids with little more than wooden planes and the cover of night—and should be as Author: Eric Grundhauser.
Jun 24, · Night Witches is set in Stalingrad, Russia in and is a fictional account of a young girl who joins th Night Bomber Regiment of the Soviet Airforce. The th Night Bomber Regiment was set up after the famous Russian woman aviator, Marina Raskova urged.
Night Witches I am a daughter. I am a pilot. I am the Nazis worst fear. I am a Night Witch. year-old Valya knows what it feels like to fly. She's a pilot who's always felt more at home soaring through the sky than down on earth. But since the Germans surrounded Stalingrad, Valya's been forced to stay on the ground and watch her city crumble.
She was one of the first recruits into the Night Witches, surviving some of the most dangerous missions — she at one point returned from a sortie with 42 bullet holes in her plane, map, and helmet – but miraculously alive.
She met her future husband in the war, and lived to the age of Mar 17, · The all-female Night Witches squadron was the direct result of women in the Soviet Union wanting to be actively involved in the war effort.
Many Soviet women had grown weary of playing a support role during the war and wanted to be engaged in combat on the front flatmountaingirls.com: Gisely Ruiz. Bold and fearless, Nina Markova always dreamed of flying.
When the Nazis attack the Soviet Union, she risks everything to join the legendary Night Witches, an all-female night bomber regiment wreaking havoc on the invading Germans. Night Witches is a tabletop role-playing game about women at war. As a member of the th Night Bomber Regiment, you’ll answer the call of your Motherland in her darkest hour.
Jul 15, · The Night Witches were largely unique among the female combatants -- and even the female flyers—of World War II. Other countries, the U.S. Night Witches at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original) Dear Billy at the Grand Comics Database; Dear Billy at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original) Tankies at the Grand Comics Database; Tankies at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original) Battlefields vol.
2 at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original)Created by: Garth Ennis. Oct 29, · Most Celtic Pagans celebrate Beltane on May Day, but few honor the evening before Beltane. Walpurgis Night, historically important to Germanic Pagans, needs to be reintroduced.
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If you're interested in. Mar 01, · The Night Witches were led by Marina Raskova, a famous Russian aviator who convinced Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin to use female bomber pilots after. Night Witches: A Novel of World War II. Summary Note: summary text provided by external source.
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I found the book to be full of history that I knew little about.5/5(2).Praise for Night Witches Night Witches: A Novel of World War Two 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings.
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