David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House. The Battle of Kursk. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, xiii + pp. $ (cloth), ISBN. Near the city of Kursk on the Eastern Front, hundreds of Soviet tanks “This, in fact, is the biggest tank battle in World War II,” Glantz said. The Battle of Kursk by Colonel David M. Glantz, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Jursk A study of the Battle of Kursk at Prokhorovkaone of the largest tank engagements in world history, which led to staggering losses – imncluding nearlySoviet and 50, 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 flantz at Kursk and how it affected the outcome of World War II.

Their access to Soviet archive material kugsk detail to what is known about this conflict, enabling them to reconstruct events from both perspectives and describe combat down to the tactical level. The volume takes readers behind Soviet lines to reveal what the Red Army knew about the plans for Hitler’s offensive Operation Citadelrelive tank warfare and hand-to-hand combat, and tell how the tide of battle turned.

Glantz and House’s interpretations demolish many of kursm myths that suggest Hitler might have triumphed if Operation Citadel had been conducted differently. They also provide figures of combat strengths and losses, along with 32 maps that clarify troop and tank movements. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions Looking for beautiful books?


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