I redid a lot of the early art in preparation for the book. Take a look and see the difference a year or two of practice makes.
When her beloved college of history was bombed by the Germans, this woman began a dark path that would see her become history’s deadliest female sniper — and one of Eleanor Roosevelt’s best friends.
Along with her husband, Alexandra Boiko joined Mariya Oktyabrskaya in the “get permission from Stalin to buy her own tank and fight Nazis” club, which was apparently less exclusive than you’d think.
This all-female civilian volunteer unit of the WW2 Soviet military overcame a lack of training, equipment, and faith to pull off one of the greatest underdog feats in human history and in so doing become Germany’s worst nightmare. Cut Content: Individual stories of Night Witches Mariya Smirnova was a peasant from a village school who… Read more »