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13/07/1943 Greatest tank battle in history ends

Kursk was the largest tank battle in history and it was the last attempt by the German army to slow down the Soviet Military. The failure of the German offensive at Kursk had obvious military consequences for the Nazi army. Kursk was the last throw of the dice for Germany on the Eastern Front.


  • Essentials 

  • Background 

  • Opposing forces 

  • Operation along the northern face 

  • Operation along the southern face 

  • Termination of Operation Citadel 

  • Soviet Kursk Strategic Offensive Operation 

  • Results 

  • Casualties and losses 

  • Sources