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By Mark Healy

Osprey's exam of the Kursk crusade of global struggle II (1939-1945). in the summertime of 1943 the German military stood poised for an enormous offensive. The assault used to be geared toward the Kursk salient, which the Germans meant to isolate, trapping huge numbers of Russian troops and paving the way in which for the decisive crusade to knock the Soviet Union out of the conflict. by the point of the assault, the Russians had grew to become the salient right into a mass of shielding positions. within the following decisive conflict, the Soviets bled Germany's very important Panzer forces white and at last took the initiative. The counter-offensive which started an boost that will lead to the ruins of Berlin.

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