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Kursk 1943

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English


  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: World,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • History / Military / World War II

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Trade Editions

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8922099M
ISBN 101841761036
ISBN 109781841761039

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Battle of the Tanks, Kursk by Lloyd Clark Battle of the Tanks is a highly accessible narrative account of the Kursk campaign in the summer of on the Russian front. It is aimed at a general reader (unlike, say, David Glantz’s densely detailed operational histories)/5(52). Kursk A Statistical Analysis. The battle at Kursk in is often referred to as the greatest tank battle in the history of warfare. This volume makes extensive use of German archival documents as well as various Russian books and articles. As well as an account of the battle, it addresses methodological issues/5(2). In the Russians failed to commit suicide by launching such costly pre-emptive actions. Instead they fortified their line, kept troops in reserve and waited for the German onslaught. Even then the losses that were inflicted on the attacking German forces at Kursk were by: 9.   "Kursk " focuses on the northern front and the battle of Kursk, and period of July 5th to August 18th, , covering both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive - Model's AOK 9 pitted against General Konstantin Rokossovsky's Central Front. After recovering from the Stalingrad debacle, /5.

The Battle of Kursk in the summer of was one of the greatest battles in military history involving more than 3 million soldiers, 10, tanks and 8, aircraft/5(2).   The book The Battle of the Tanks: Kursk, was somehow an interesting book for me. What intrigues me how it didn't just show one side but both Germany and Soviets side of the battlefield, and how much hardship it was for a soldier on the front line/5. Kursk The Greatest Battle of the Second World War and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(18).   Osprey Publishing, Kursk The Tide Turns in the East by Mark Healy is well written, very good maps, excellent illustrations, and concise at only 96 pages. Maybe not the detail given in Glantz's work, but a good reference none-the-less. Hope this proves helpful for what you are looking for.

The author uses, at the time the book was written, recent access to the Soviet archival material to show light on the Red Army’s plans and decision making. Col Glantz sets the stage for the July battle by looking at the situation on the Russia front in the spring of that year/5.   “A comprehensive analysis of WWII’s greatest land battle and one of history’s greatest armor engagements.” —Publishers Weekly On July 5, , the 4/5(1).   With comprehensive captions and text, Kursk tells the story of this dramatic battle using rare and unpublished photographs, maps, and highly detailed artist profiles. The book reveals the events leading up to the battle in the first half of , and the build up of forces by both sides before their climatic showdown at : Casemate Publishers. The Battle for Kursk opens up new horizons on the operations of the Red Army at Kursk, the nature of the war on the German Eastern Front, and, in general terms, the new range of horrors that.