Theater of War

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Title: Theater of War
Author(s): TOW/E. Seifert
Cover Artist(s):
Medium: print
Fandom: Hogan's Heroes
Language: English
External Links: online here
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Theater of War is a gen series of four Hogan's Heroes novels.

From an ad in The New Monthly: "A six-act series set in the Hogan's Heroes universe. Warning! These are not comedies. They treat the implausible premise of HH as a reality, a reality set in the grim days of late 1944 to the end of the war and beyond. It may be a bit jarring to think of HH in serious tones, but there is a method to my madness..."

Issue 1

Theater of War 1 ("Act One: Every Man Must Play a Part") was published in 1996.

  • The war finally impacts on Stalag 13 with new prisoners, budget cuts, and personal tragedy. The fun and games of earlier years have ended, forcing everyone, including Hogan and Klink, to re-evaluate their relationships. The question is, can they?"

Issue 2

Theater of War 2 ("Act Two: The Play's the Thing") was published in 1997. "January 1945 finds the heroes in deadly peril from a hitherto underestimated foe -- Hochstetter. Even if they survive, they may have to abandon Stalag 13."

Issue 3

Theater of War 3 ("Act Three") "Tension increases as the camp's populations swells, a fire threatens both town and Stalag 13, and the SS threatens the resistance."

Issue 4

Theater of War 4 ("Act Four") was published in 2003.