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The Battle for Kursk, 1943: The Soviet General Staff Study
 

The Battle for Kursk, 1943: The Soviet General Staff Study (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Glantz, David M.
By Orenstein, Harold S.

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This volume contains an unprecedented level of detail about the Red Army's preparation for and conduct of the famous Battle of Kursk. Prepared by the Red Army General staff in 1944 from combat reports and other top-secret archive materials, the work is an eminently practical and ...candid document, which was written to educate the Red Army in the intricacies, demands and pitfalls of modern warfare. As a treasure trove of fresh material, this book addresses aspects of the battle that have puzzled commentators since 1943. It provides new information on subjects ranging from overall Soviet strategic intent and military planning, engineer preparation of the battlefield, and the oft-neglected question of logistical support. Juxtaposed with the vivid details of the struggle leading up to the combat crescendo at Ponyri and Prokhorovka are such unusual matters as the employment of remote-controlled mines, electrified barbed wire and ant-tank dogs. The Battle for Kursk 1943 opens up new horizons on the operations of the Red Army at Kursk, the nature of the war on the German Eastern Front, and, in general terms, the new range of horrors that have characterised warfare in the twentie
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ISBN 9780714644936
Released NZ 29 Sep 1999
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
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Series Soviet Russian Study of War (part: 10)
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ISBN-13 9780714644936
Stock Available
Status In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Imprint Routledge
Released 29 Sep 1999
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
 › 1 other possible formats available
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Glantz, David M.
By Orenstein, Harold S.
Series Soviet Russian Study of War (part: 10)
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
History, Philosophy & Religion
World History: From C 1900 -
World History: Second World War
European history: Second World War
Military History
Battles & Campaigns
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 19mm
Dewey Code 940.5421735
Weight 680g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Kursk, Battle of, Russia, 1943
NBS Text Military History
ONIX Text College/higher education

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