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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English


  • Kursk, Battle of, 1943

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Edition Notes

StatementBoris Solovyov.
LC ClassificationsD764.3.K8
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p., (16) p. of plates :
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16198070M

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The Forgotten Battle of the Kursk Salient: 7th Guards Army’s Stand Against Army Detachment Kempf'. by Valeriy Zamulin and Stuart Britton.   The book on the Battle of Kursk by Dennis E. Showalter gives new insights to readers who previously had scant knowledge on battles fought in the Soviet front. The kind of combined arms set warfare waged in the 20th century, in my opinion, will be the last in its genre barring the unpredictable showdown in the Korean peninsular during the 21st century/5(). The Battle of Kursk is not his best effort, however, it is still very good. The book goes into the massive deception effort the Soviets conducted in order to lure the Germans into a massive and extremely well defended salient/5. David Glantz book The Battle of Kursk is an example. Today, I saw an online article by Michael J. Licari that also attacks the myths of Kursk. Another myth is that the Battle of Prokhorovka was the turning point (not really, the Northern attack had already failed and the Germans had already lost more than they could afford).Cited by: 1.

The Battle of Kursk: The Red Army's Defensive Operations and Counter- Offensive, July-August , offers a peculiarly Soviet view of one of the Second World War's most critical events. While the Germans defeats at Moscow and Stalingrad showed t. The battle began with the launch of the German offensive Operation Citadel (German: Unternehmen Zitadelle), on 5 July, which had the objective of pinching off the Kursk salient with attacks on the base of the salient from north and south on: Kursk, Kursk Oblast, Russian SFSR, .   The outstanding military book of for me is Lloyd Clark's Kursk. Many military people have talked about mankind's largest tank battle without having had the opportunity to study it in the depth it deserves/5().   Soviet Storm. WW2 in the East - The Battle of Kiev. Episode 2. StarMedia. Babich-Design - Duration: StarMedi views.

Driving back the Soviet Voronezh Front s desperate defense, under command of Soviet General Nikolai Vatutin and future Soviet leader Nikita Khruschev, the fight culminated in the famous tank battle at Prokhorovka. This book focuses on the German offensive in the south of the Kursk salient that was the high point of the Battle of Kursk/5(24).   The battle of Kursk, Glantz and House. Glantz is pretty dry as a writer, not a lot of vignettes or anecdotes à la Beevor or Ambrose, but the maps are amazing and you can pretty much follow day by day the progression of the two pincers and the positions of each corp or division on both sides. Highly recommended.   Hitler Delays the Battle of Kursk Germany was known for its blitzkrieg tactics – shock campaigns which concentrated firepower in a narrow area . Battle of Kursk, (July 5–Aug ), unsuccessful German assault on the Soviet salient around the city of Kursk, in western Russia, during World War II. The salient was a bulge in the Soviet lines that stretched miles ( km) from north to south and protruded .