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The Battle of Kursk

Author: David M Glantz; Jonathan M House
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1999.
Series: Modern war studies.
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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, c1999
(OCoLC)607378269
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Glantz; Jonathan M House
ISBN: 0700609784 9780700609789
OCLC Number: 41338011
Description: xiii, 472 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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. 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.
Series Title: Modern war studies.
Responsibility: David M. Glantz, Jonathan M. House ; maps by Darin Grauberger.
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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 greatest battle of World War II."--BOOK JACKET.

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