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Kursk


Kursk is a city in western central European Russia, and administrative center of the Kursk Oblast. As of the 2002 census, Kursk had an estimated population of 412,442.

In 1943, the largest tank battle in history, and the last major German offensive on the Eastern front, took place in the vicinity of Kursk. During the Battle of Kursk, 800,000 German troops backed by 2,700 tanks and 2,000 aircraft attacked Soviet forces of around 1,300,000 troops with 3,600 tanks and 2,400 aircraft. The German offensive failed to break through Soviet lines, and the Soviet forces then launched their own counter offensive driving the Germans back even beyond the original start lines.

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Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

By Ramsey Flynn

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Demolishing the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July 1943: An Operational Narrative

By Valeriy Zamulin

Brand: Helion Pub
Released: July 19th, 2011
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  • Brand: Brand: Helion Pub
  • ISBN: 1906033897
  • EAN: 9781906033897
  • PartNumber: 180 b/w photos, 8 pages of colour maps,
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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Number of Pages: 672
  • Author: Valeriy Zamulin
  • Publication Date: July 19th, 2011
  • Release Date: July 19th, 2011
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  • Weight: 3.78 Pounds
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Kursk Down: The Shocking True Story of the Sinking of a Russian Nuclear Submarine

By Clyde Burleson

Released: March 1st, 2002
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  • ISBN: 0446610720
  • EAN: 9780446610728
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  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Author: Clyde Burleson
  • Publication Date: March 1st, 2002
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Travel Like a Local - Map of Kursk: The Most Essential Kursk (Russia) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

Released: August 20th, 2018
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Kursk (Russia) Trip Journal: Lined Kursk (Russia) Vacation/Travel Guide Accessory Journal/Diary/Notebook With Kursk (Russia) Map Cover Art

By Ralph Prince

Released: October 29th, 2018
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  • ISBN: 1729397670
  • EAN: 9781729397671
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  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: Ralph Prince
  • Publication Date: October 29th, 2018
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City Maps Kursk Russia

By James McFee

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  • Author: James McFee
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