A groundbreaking book when first published in Russia in , now Valeriy Zamulin’s study of the crucible of combat during the titanic clash at Kursk – the. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Martijn Lak and others published Demolishing the Myth. The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July An. Demolishing the Myth has 49 ratings and 2 reviews. Luka said: Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side! Book concentrates on epic clash on
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Why Germany Nearly Won not only explores how close Germany actually came to winning the Second World War, but also why Germany very nearly cemented a position of hegemony xt the entire European continent by doing that which many consider to be its fatal decision; invading the Soviet Union in the summer of A former staff member of the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum, Zamulin has dedicated years of his life to the study of the battle of Kursk, and especially the fighting on its southern flank involving the famous attack of the II SS Panzer Corps into the teeth of deeply-echeloned Red Army defenses.
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Demolishing the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July 1943: An Operational Narrative
Craig rated it it was amazing Mar 08, Carlos Sosa rated it really liked it Feb 02, Lrokhorovka the battle from primarily the Soviet side, Zamulin reveals the real costs and real achievements of the Red Army at Kursk, and especially Prokhorovka. Edgar R Zuniga-Ortiz rated it really liked it Jun 05, What I consider most serious flaw is that while the book ends with good analysis of Soviet performance and losses there is virtually no mention of air forces. Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side!
Finally, the book approaches the topic as a true operational history also featuring detailed first person accounts and studiously examining lessons learned; all while providing balanced and well reasoned insight helping the reader to understand how and why events unfolded as they did.
prokhogovka One is absolutly attrocious maps. Zamulin has written prokhorrovka book that will be the standard on the Prokhorovka battle for many years to come. While the book itself is well written there are some glaring flaws. Oct 27, Luka Novak rated it really liked it Shelves: Trivia About Demolishing the M John Vasilakos rated it liked it Nov 22, Anthony Attard rated it liked it Mar 23, Steven Mercatante rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Scrupulously researched and supplemented by a number of excellent maps and photographs, this work will intrigue and inform serious students of the Eastern Front for years to come.
Furthermore, backing what is undoubtedly a thoroughly researched book the reader is amply rewarded with a plethora of tables, maps, pictures, including current pictures of the Prokhorovka battlefield, and appendices detailing; German and Soviet comparative strengths, tables of organization and equipment, losses sustained by each side, and more.
Paul rated it it was amazing Sep 17, They are broken down to small parts. Books by Valeriy Zamulin. No trivia or quizzes yet. Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. He examines mistaken deployments and twnk decisions that hampered the Voronezh Front’s efforts to contain the Fourth Panzer Army’s assault, and the valiant, self-sacrificial fighting of the Red Army’s soldiers and junior officers as they sought to slow the German advance, and then crush the II SS Panzer Corps with a heavy counterattack at Prokhorovka on 12 July.
The costs to General P. James rated it really liked it Oct 01, Vance rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Harrison, The Russian Review “It is very difficult to do justice to the level of detail provided in this study Pat Gang rated it really liked it Feb 11, Zamulin is to be congratulated on writing a highly convincing and thorough analysis of the tank battle at Prokhorovka.
Post new comment Your name. I understand Zamulin is mostly concerned with ground battle but that can’t be seen in isolation.
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Zamulin analyses the real costs and achievements of the Red Army at Kursk, and especially Prokhorovka Cliff rated it it was amazing Jan 16, To ask other readers questions about Demolishing the Mythplease sign up. I hope the maps are good. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign deolishing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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The core of Zamulin’s analysis focuses upon combat operations from July 10 – 17, according to Zamulin the period of time defining the battle for Prokhorovka, and one going well beyond the traditional narrative focusing only upon events that had occurred on July 12th – when the Soviet 5th Guards Tank Army and 5th Guards Army hammered into Germany’s II SS Panzer Corps.
Another are some smaller editing errors TK and DR divisions get switched, points are wrong described in text. Tim rated it liked it Oct 29, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nevertheless, in Demolishing the Myth: Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Steven’s writing in the historical field goes beyond his research and draws upon his experience as a former history teacher, from his undergraduate studies in history at the University of Michigan, from his graduate work in history at Eastern Michigan University and from his study of International Law, including the laws of war, at Michigan State University College of Law.
While the casual reader may find the length of the narrative rather daunting, the specialist interested in the history of armored warfare and the Great Patriotic War will delight in it. Open Preview See a Problem? A former staff member of the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum, Zamulin has dedicated years of his life to the study of the battle of Kursk, and especially the fight A groundbreaking book when first published in Russia innow Valeriy Zamulin’s study of the crucible of combat during the titanic clash at Kursk – the fighting at Prokhorovka – is available in English.
This work stems from over two decades researching and studying the Second World War. Chris rated it really liked it Apr 18, In particular, Zamulin has examined and, in tremendous detail, presented the crucial events occurring between July 4th and the 17th on the southern facing of the Kursk Bulge – where the Red Army’s Voronezh and Steppe Front’s defeated the best efforts of Germany’s Batgle Group South to meet Operation Citadel’s primary or secondary myhh.