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The Battle of Kursk

Author: David M Glantz; Jonathan M House; Darin Grauberger
Publisher: Lawrence, KS : University Press of Kansas, [1999] ©1999
Series: Modern war studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Immense in scope, ferocious in nature, and epic in consequence, the Battle of Kursk witnessed (at Prokhorovka) one of the largest tank engagements in world history and led to staggering losses - including nearly 200,000 Soviet and 50,000 German casualties - within the first ten days of fighting. Going well beyond all previous accounts, David Glantz and Jonathan House now offer the definitive work on arguably the  Read more...
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Glantz, David M.
Battle of Kursk.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1999
(OCoLC)607378269
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Glantz; Jonathan M House; Darin Grauberger
ISBN: 0700609784 9780700609789 9780700613359 0700613358
OCLC Number: 41338011
Description: xiii, 472 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Maps, Tables, and Illustrations --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Prologue: Munich, 3 May 1943 --
pt. I. Background. 1. Barbarossa to Donbas: The German Army in the East, 1941-1943. 2. The Red Army in 1943 --
pt. II. The German Assault. 3. Preparations. 4. Frontal Assault, 5-9 July --
pt. III. Stopping the Blitzkrieg. 5. Prokhorovka, 10-15 July. 6. The Germans Halt --
pt. IV. Counteroffensive and Conclusions. 7. Soviet Counteroffensives. 8. Conclusions --
Appendixes. German Order of Battle, 1 July 1943 --
Red Army Order of Battle, 1 July 1943 --
Comparative Strengths and Losses in the Battle of Kursk --
Comparative Armor Strengths at Kursk --
Key German Orders --
Key Soviet Documents --
Notes --
Selective Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House ; maps by Darin Grauberger.
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