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"A good read. Looks at the traditional approach to Kursk and provides another well-founded interpretation of the battle."
"The Battle of Kursk combines the authors' encyclopedic knowledge of their subject with a panoramic narrative of military operations to challenge the 'myths of Kursk.' Drawing heavily upon hitherto classified Soviet material, as well as German sources, the work is both original and revisionist, making it a major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important operations of the Second World War."--John Erickson, author of The Road to Stalingrad
"At last we have an account of the battle of Kursk from the Soviet perspective. And what an account! It is meticulously researched, persuasively argued, full of new and important findings, and written with verve and pathos. This is operational history at its best."--Joel S. A. Hayward, author of Stopped at Stalingrad --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.See all Product Description
Well written and easy to follow, which was helpful for my report in my history class on 20th century European history.Published 10 months ago by Riley
I found this book almost unreadable, the battle was one of the biggest of WW2 and the author chose to write a historic thesis, which was not what I wanted. Read morePublished 16 months ago by R M Wild
David Glantz writing the definitive assessment of the Battle for Kursk? Sounded like a dream come true. Read morePublished on Dec 3 2000 by Amazon Customer
It is perhaps a considerable understatement to argue that history has not been kind in interpreting the German conduct of the war against the Russians along the Eastern front. Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2000 by Barron Laycock
Simply put, Glantz and House deliver the goods in this, their latest collaboration. Slow in places, yes, but that's due to the amount of information they're imparting to you. Read morePublished on March 20 2000
The battle of Kursk by David M. Glantz & Jonathan M. House is the latest installment of a series of books and studies presenting Soviet archival writings of their war with Axis... Read morePublished on Jan. 10 2000 by paul blanchard
The main problem with this book is that it is largely unreadable. This is unfortunate, since the authors are obviously capable researchers who have unearthed and made use of... Read morePublished on Jan. 8 2000 by Andrew Lightfoot