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Kursk


Kursk is a city in western central European Russia, and administrative center of the Kursk Oblast. As of the 2002 census, Kursk had an estimated population of 412,442.

In 1943, the largest tank battle in history, and the last major German offensive on the Eastern front, took place in the vicinity of Kursk. During the Battle of Kursk, 800,000 German troops backed by 2,700 tanks and 2,000 aircraft attacked Soviet forces of around 1,300,000 troops with 3,600 tanks and 2,400 aircraft. The German offensive failed to break through Soviet lines, and the Soviet forces then launched their own counter offensive driving the Germans back even beyond the original start lines.

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Demolishing the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July 1943: An Operational Narrative

By Valeriy Zamulin

Helion and Company
Released: September 27th, 2018
Paperback (646 pages)

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  • Brand: Helion and Company
  • ISBN: 1912174359
  • EAN: 9781912174355
  • PartNumber: c 180 b/w photos, 16pp colour maps, 16pp
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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Number of Pages: 646
  • Authors: Valeriy Zamulin, Stuart Britton
  • Publication Date: September 27th, 2018
  • Release Date: September 27th, 2018
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  • Size: 9.2 Inches by 6.2 Inches by 1.1 Inches
  • Weight: 3.0 Pounds
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Kursk: The Air Battle: July 1943

By Christer Bergstrom

Brand: Classic Publications
Released: January 24th, 2008
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  • Manufacturer: Ian Allan Publishing
  • Brand: Brand: Classic Publications
  • ISBN: 1903223881
  • EAN: 9781903223888
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  • Number of Pages: 144
  • Author: Christer Bergstrom
  • Publication Date: January 24th, 2008
  • Release Date: January 24th, 2008
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  • Weight: 2.14068856402 Pounds
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Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

By Ramsey Flynn

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  • Number of Pages: 332
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Air War Over Kursk: Turning Point in the East

By Dmitriy B. Khazanov

SAM Publications
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  • ISBN: 1906959269
  • EAN: 9781906959265
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  • Number of Pages: 144
  • Author: Dmitriy B. Khazanov
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