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Gilbert Wilkinson

Gilbert Wilkinson’s ‘what a war!’

By Mark Warby Published in Issue 535 of The Jester magazine, October 2019 Eighty years ago, on 3 September 1939, England once again found itself at war with Germany. A little under six weeks later, on 13 October, the Daily Herald announced a new cartoon series by Gilbert Wilkinson, titled ‘What A War!’ They revealed […]

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Bear’s Tooth Vol 3: Werner

By Yann & Henriet Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183512 To date this has been an exceptional series about three friends torn apart by the rise of Hitler and the outbreak of war. The first two volumes have taken the time to show us the depth of that initial friendship, the friends’ passion for aviation, and how, […]

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Bear’s Tooth 2: Hanna

By Yann & Henriet Publisher: Cinebook ISBN: 9781849183352 Born in Polish Silesia where the locals spoke both Polish and German, Max is the perfect undercover operative and the Americans plan to use him. Parachuting in behind enemy lines he is met by a resistance force but not before the allies take heavy losses. Both sides […]

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A New Jerusalem

By Benjamin Dickson Publisher: New Internationalist ISBN: 9781780264424 A New Jerusalem is a story of new beginnings at the end of WW2 where an eleven-year-old boy awaits the return of his father. They live in Bristol, heavily bombed during the war, where rationing still bites and children play amongst the bombed-out detritus of other people’s […]

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