The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union, during July and August 1943. The battle began with the launch of the German offensive, Operation Citadel …
2nd SS Panzer Division soldiers, Tiger I tank, in June 1943 just before the battle
Guderian being transported to the Eastern Front, 1943
A Raupenschlepper Ost, designed in response to the poor roads of Russia, moves materiel up shortly before the Kursk offensive.