Citadel by Robin Cross
The Battle of Kursk

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This volume is an in-depth study of the largest battle of World War II. In two weeks in July 1943 the German army suffered its greatest defeat. The battle of Stalingrad had resulted in stalemate. Hitler ordered all his armour one the Eastern Front to destroy the Russians at Kursk. In what is regarded as the greatest battle ever fought, the Russian army was victorious. It was a crucial turning point in the war.
 

About Robin Cross

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ROBIN CROSS is a distinguished military historian whose books include VE Day: Victory in Europe 1945, Citadel: The Battle for Kursk, The Bombers: Strategies and Tactics, and The U.S. Marine Corps. He was a consultant editor on the Guinness Encyclopedia of Warfare. Mr. Cross lives in England.
 
Published June 11, 1993 by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd. 256 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction

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Of all the colossal WW II clashes that took place between German and Soviet forces on the eastern front, perhaps the most gargantuan was the 1943 Battle of Kursk, during which the Russians permanently seized the tactical initiative.

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Time Out New York

This British film brings genre filmmaking to a south London council estate, inevitably inviting comparisons to 'Attack the Block'.

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The Chronicle Herald

There was 1,351 litres available with the third row stowed, while maximum capacity was 2,393 litres behind the front seats with second and rear seats flattened.

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