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Kursk: The Vital 24 Hours

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In the early summer of 1942, following the German defeat at Stalingrad and the inconclusive battle at Kharkov, Hitler sought a decisive battle that would turn the struggle on the Eastern Front in the German's favor. Large numbers of the newly-designed Panther and Tiger tanks were rolling off the production lines, and Hitler was convinced that, with appropriate numbers, ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published July 19th 2005 by Amber Books (first published June 30th 2005)
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Jeff Dawson
Dec 31, 2012 Jeff Dawson rated it it was amazing
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For those of us have tackled to understand the events of the Eastern Front and the critical battle that took place, this work breaks down and simplifies the key components that brought Manstein a taste of fleeting glory at the cost of heavy losses.

Mr. Fowler does an excellent job of describing the events surrounding Prokhorovka on July 11, 1943. His vivid accounts and excellent choice of photos will put the reader in the thick of battle as Lieberstandarte, Das Reich and Totenko
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