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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Returning to Fort Leavenworth inhe helped found and later directed the U. Mar 11, Philip Kuhn rated it liked it. The Battle of Kursk is not his best effort, however, it is still very good. Lead-up, the battle itself, and the aftermath. There were more losses on the 2 Soviet counter moves after the Germany defeat.

This battle intensified in the afternoon, when Bakharov’s second echelon 36th Guards Tank Regiment arrived to support the th. Sparad i dina bevakningar.

Of course it was dark that July 12, night Knowing little about Kursk, I found this a fabulous read. Jun 30, Zeyd rated it really liked it Shelves: Glantz is your man, a truly unchallenged historian of this Front. Looks at the traditional approach to Kursk and provides another well-founded interpretation of the battle.

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Glantz is founder and former director of the U. To ask other readers questions about The Battle of Kurskplease sign up. It’s what you think — glajtz detailed operational history of Kursk. It is meticulously researched, persuasively argued, full of new and important findings, and written with verve and pathos.


Refresh and try again. Going well beyond all previous accounts, David Glantz and Jonathan House now offer the definitive work on arguably the jursk battle of World War II.

The Battle of Kursk by David M. Glantz

Its vivid portrayals of fighting in all critical sectors place the famous tank battle in its proper context. The battle at Kursk was a horrific and bloody battle on the eastern front in the Second World War.

The Battle of Kursk takes readers behind Soviet lines for the first time 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. The photos are also well chosen to illustrate both the equipment and leaders of both armies.

Glantz kurak House’s fresh interpretations demolish many of the myths that suggest Hitler might have triumphed if Operation Citadel had been conducted differently.

The maps, some 32 in all, are very detailed however I g,antz admit that at time they were still hard to read due to the amount of detail.


The Battle of Kursk

Hands down if you are interested in the Eastern Front This is a book that should be on the shelf of every student of World War 2. In addition glants detailing the combat operations, the author looks at the performance of glatz equipment used by both sides. Their access to newly released Soviet archival material adds unprecedented detail to what is known about this legendary conflict, enabling them to reconstruct events from both perspectives and describe combat down to the tactical level.

Lists with This Book. Shrouded in obscurity and speculation for more than half a century, the Battle of Kursk finally gets its due in this oursk retelling of the confrontation that marked the turning point of the war on the Eastern Front and brought Hitler’s blitzkrieg to a crashing halt.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ergo, the Soviets spent the spring building defensive fortifications s of kilometers deep in the salient. It was also a colossal armored battle. Hardcoverpages. The Battle of Kursk David M.

They have 20 nice pictures of the equipment used. The Best Books of