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The Battle of Kursk

by David M. Glantz

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Tank warfare.,
  • Operation Citadel.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-448) and index.

    StatementDavid M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House ; maps by Darin Grauberger.
    SeriesModern war studies
    ContributionsHouse, Jonathan M. 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD764.3.K8 G53 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 472 p. :
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL36428M
    ISBN 100700609784
    LC Control Number99022209

    Battle Of Kursk. Featured. Stories From Battle Of Kursk. Your History Book Failed: Why This World War II Battle Is NOT The Biggest Tank Battle by Michael Peck Octo Connect.   Kursk was bloody: the German offensive alone c Germans and , Soviet casualties -- yet there were no major encirclements or surrenders. Kursk was a .

      The battle of Kursk, fought in the summer of , involved six thousand German and Soviet armored vehicles, making it the biggest tank battle of all time and possibly the largest battle of any kind. Students of military history have long recognized the importance of Kursk, also known as "Operation Citadel," and there have been several serious. Battle of Kursk - World War II. Long-time adversaries Germany and the Soviet Union put their hostilities to the test in World War II. Despite a temporary truce in the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Non-aggression Pact in , the Germans and the Soviets knew that the time was coming when they would face one another on the battlefield.

    About The Book. On July 5, , the greatest land battle in history began when Nazi and Red Army forces clashed near the town of Kursk, on the western border of the Soviet Union, a region that had acquired vital strategic importance for Hitler’s war in the east. The Battles of Kursk order of battle was based on the forces that took part across the ten days of conflict. We do not believe any computer game system (or book) has covered this operation at a platoon/squad level previously. Two reference scenarios (non-playable) with all the units in the order of battle are included; #_German_Graphics_ViewerFile Size: 7MB.


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The Battle of Kursk by David M. Glantz Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kursk The Greatest Battle of the Second World War (Modern Military History Book 4) Battle of Kursk - World War II: A History from Beginning to End (World War 2 Battles Book 12) by Hourly History out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 0.

Free with Kindle. With Kursk, Col Glantz uses both Soviet and German military archives to give a complete picture of the greatest tank battle of World War II. The author uses, at the time the book was written, recent access to the Soviet archival material to show light on the Red Armys plans and decision making/5.

The Battle of Kursk takes readers behind Soviet lines for the first time to discover what the Red Army knew about the plans for Hitler's offensive (Operation Citadel), relive tank warfare and hand-to-hand combat, and learn how the tide of battle turned. Its vivid portrayals of fighting in all critical sectors place the famous tank battle in its Cited by:   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 battle of Kursk was the last gasp for the German Army in the east. The author gives details and plans that are rarely available in histories such as /5.

Battle of Kursk, (July 5–Aug ), unsuccessful German assault on the Soviet salient around the city of Kursk, in western Russia, during World War salient was a bulge in the Soviet lines that stretched miles ( km) from north to south and protruded.

A study of the Battle of Kursk (at Prokhorovka), one of the largest tank engagements in world history, which led to staggering losses - imncluding nearlySoviet German casualties within the first ten days of fighting. Drawing on both German and Soviet sources, David M. Glantz and Jonathan M.

House seek to separate myth from fact to show what really happened at Kursk and how /5(2). The Kursk Battle (Operation Citadel) was the last offensive attempt the Wermacht engaged In the eastern front.

As the author is a retired member of the armed. The Battle of Kursk occurred in July around the Soviet city of Kursk in western Russia, as Germany launched Operation Citadel, Hitler’s response to his.

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).

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 /5(). If you have little to no knowledge off the Battle of Kursk, you'll love this book. But, anyone that had more than a basic understanding of Kurdk, you will not find out anything revealing.

Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Performance 4 out of 5 stars. Story. The Battle of Kursk is also known as the Battle of the Kursk Bulge, named for the curved front of the battle formed by Soviet troops (see battle map).

“We will have lunch in Kursk!”Author: Viktor Gavrilov. The Battle of Kursk takes readers behind Soviet lines for the first time to discover what the Red Army knew about the plans for Hitler's offensive (Operation Citadel), relive tank warfare and hand-to-hand combat, and learn how the tide of battle turned.

Its vivid portrayals of fighting in all critical sectors place the famous tank battle in its /5(6). In this book, noted historian of the Battle of Kursk Valeriy Zamulin, the author of multiple Russian-language books on the Battle of Kursk and Destroying the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July An Operational Narrative takes a fresh look at several controversial and neglected topics regarding the battle and its run-up.

The Battle of Kursk takes readers behind Soviet lines for the first time to discover what the Red Army knew about the plans for Hitler's offensive (Operation Citadel), relive tank warfare and hand-to-hand combat, and learn how the tide of battle turned.

Its vivid portrayals of fighting in all critical sectors place the famous tank battle in its proper context. The statistics relating to the Battle of Kursk—the great showdown between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia in July —still have the power to astonish, even 70 years later.

"The definitive analysis of Kursk. Ranks among the decade's most distinguished works of military history."--Dennis Showalter in the History Book Club Review"The most detailed, authoritative, and thorough analysis of the massive battle that led to the final victory of the Red Army over the Germans/5().

OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Kurskai︠a︡ bitva. Description: pages: portraits ; 21 cm: Contents: The great Battle of Kursk and its historic significance / Ivan Konev --In the Kursk bulge / Georgi Zhukov --Strategic planning of the Battle of Kursk / Alexander Vasilevsky --On the central front in the winter and summer of / Konstantin Rokossovsky --The Voronezh front.

About Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk. One of America’s most distinguished military historians offers the definitive account of the greatest tank battle of World War II—an epic clash of machines and men that matched the indomitable will of the Soviet Red.

Kursk. Witness to the largest tank battle of the entire war. Kursk. The end of the myth of German invincibility. Kursk. Just one hell of a lot of fun to game with 1” square cardboard counters representing platoons of infantry and tanks and batteries of anti-tank guns, mortars, and stuff.

And that is what you get with Platoon Commander Deluxe. "The greatest tank battle in world history, known as Operation CITADEL, opened during the early hours of 5 Julyand its outcome was to decide the eventual outcome of the war on the Eastern Front.

Images of War&#;Battle of Kurskis Brand: Pen & Sword Books Limited. This is the definitive book on the battle of Kursk. It is by far the most complete assessment of the battle that has yet been offered. The authors do an excellent and thorough job of establishing the context of the battle (battlefield events up to the summer ofas well as the situations that both armies were in, and what their leadership was trying to accomplish).5/5(5).