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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These mistakes shouldn’t detract from overall quality of the book. Jun 26, Lee marked it as to-read.

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The combat on this day receives particular scrutiny, as Zamulin works to clarify the relative size yhe the contending forces, the actual area of this battle, and the costs suffered by both sides. Rachel rated it liked it Mar 05, Post new comment Your name. To ask other readers questions about Demolishing the Mythplease sign up.

This work stems from over two decades researching and studying the Second World War. Return to Book Page.

Paul rated it it was amazing Sep 17, The costs to General P. If you are interested in this battle and wish to see more detailed analysis of Soviet performance as opposed to traditional German read it.

Tim Mercer rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Craig rated it it was amazing Mar 08, 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 prokhorovk of the II SS Panzer Corps into the teeth of deeply-echeloned Red Army defenses.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yet the significance of this work goes further; it provides a genuine, brave, and honest corrective to the Soviet historiography on the Red Army’s efforts at the Battle of Kursk. Illustrated with numerous maps and photographs including present-day views of the battlefieldand supplemented with extensive tables of data, Zamulin’s book is an outstanding contribution to the growing literature on the battle of Kursk, and further demolishes many of the myths and legends that grew up around this battle.

Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, 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 Army Group South to meet Operation Citadel’s primary prokorovka secondary goals. Tim rated it liked it Oct 29, Anthony Attard rated it liked it Mar 23, While this gives you excellent overview of details what I miss is bigger map of Belgorod-Prokhorovka area so one can get the feel of the entire battle.

What I consider most demloishing flaw is that while the book ends with good analysis of Soviet performance and losses there is virtually no mention of air forces. While this gives you excellent overview of details what I miss is bigger map of Belgorod-Prokhoro Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side!

He examines mistaken deployments and faulty 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 ghe 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.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Edgar R Zuniga-Ortiz rated it really liked it Jun ;rokhorovka, Steven has been published numerous times over in the historical field, both online and in a scholarly journal with an article entitled; The Deregulation of Usury Ceilings, Rise of Easy Credit, and Increasing Consumer Debtpublished in volume demolishiny of the South Dakota Law Review.

Comprehensive scholarship and convincing reasoning, enhanced by an excellent translation, place this work on a level with the myyh of David Glantz. 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.

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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. Thanks for prokkhorovka us about the problem. Zamulin skillfully weaves reminiscences of Red Army and Wehrmacht soldiers and officers proknorovka the narrative of the fighting, using in part files belonging to the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum.

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