12 iulie 2018

75th Anniversary of Prokhorovka, Most Brutal Tank Battle in History: Top 5 Facts


Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Prokhorovka. The battle, which commenced a Soviet counteroffensive in the wider Battle of Kursk, was a key episode in that titanic clash, and one of the decisive battles of the Second World War. Sputnik presents the battle's key facts, figures, and dates. #5: Operation Citadel: Final German Offensive on the Eastern Front In the summer of 1943, the German High Command made the fateful decision to attempt to eliminate the Kursk salient, a bulge [...]