The Battle of Kursk (Battlefield Documentaries)
July 1943. The Eastern Front. H****r launches an unprecedented Panzer blitzkrieg against Stalin’s formidable Red Army. Two armored giants go turret to turret in the biggest tank battle in history. Defeat is not an option. At stake is nothing less than the fate of the second world war. This is tank warfare at its bloodiest. This is the battle of Kursk [KOOrsk].
Brooding across the vast steps of southern Russian, this bell tower stands guard over the killing fields of Prokhorovka [Pro-kuh-ROWF-kuh]. A sentinel at the epicenter of what was the biggest and bloodiest tank battle ever. And in the course of a single day, thousands of soldiers paid the ultimate price. Surrounded as far as the eye can see by wheat and rye fields, in 1943 this was the epicenter of what was the biggest and bloodiest tank battle ever recorded in the annals of tank warfare. Operation Citadel, H****r’s last gamble to turn the tide of the war on the Eastern Front.