Legendary comic book artist Sam Glanzman draws upon his own experiences aboard a WWII destroyer in these gripping tales of Navy life, including a new 10-page story created for this edition. Recounted in graphic vel style, these dramatic adventures realistically depict a teenager's military career, from initiation and advancement through the ranks to tours of the Pacific and kamikaze attacks at the Battle of Okinawa. New Introduction by Max Brooks, author of World War Z.
Comic book artist Sam Glanzman is best known for his Charlton Comics series, Hercules, as well as his biographical war stories for DC and Marvel Comics about his service aboard the USS Stevens. He is also the creator of The Lonely War of Willy Schultz, a serial about a German-American Army captain during World War II.