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The Battle of the Tanks Two Million Men Supported By 6,000 Tanks, 35,000 Guns, And 5,000 Aircraft Convened In Kursk On The Border Of The Soviet Union For An Epic Confrontation, The Epitome Of Total War With Unprecedented Access To The Journals And Testimonials Of The Officers, Soldiers, Political Leaders, And Citizens Who Lived Through It, Clark Gives The Definitive Account Of An Epic Showdown That Changed The Course Of History.

[Ebook] The Battle of the Tanks  By Lloyd Clark – Ladybooks.us
  • Hardcover
  • 468 pages
  • The Battle of the Tanks
  • Lloyd Clark
  • English
  • 15 December 2018
  • 0802119085

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  1. says:

    In his book The Battle of the Tanks , the author, Lloyd Clark, has provided the reader with an admirably told and well presented account of the climatic battle of WW2 Kursk, that occurred on the Russian steppe in July 1943 The author has produced a well researched, easy to read and easy to follow account of the massive clash between German and Russian forces at Kursk during Operation Zitadelle With the use of numerous first hand accounts, diaries, letters and after action reports the author In his book The Battle of the Tanks , the author, Lloyd Clark, has provided the reader with an admirably told and well presented account of the climatic battle of WW2 Kursk, that occurred on the Russian steppe in July 1943 The author has produced a well researched, easy to read and easy to follow account of the massive clash between German and Russian forces at Kursk during Operation Zitadelle With the use of numerous first hand accounts, diaries, letters and after action reports the author s style of writing easily puts the reader in the heart of the action, this is from the first pageThe Tigers advanced, their engines whining as they climbed a low rise before juddering to a halt The 100 tank S...


  2. says:

    First, I d like to address those who complain that the first third of this book is not about Kursk, but in fact covers the period after WWI for both Germany and Russia, Operation Barbarossa, the Battle of Moscow, and the Battle of Stalingrad To these people, I d like to point out that there is a handy little thing called a table of contents No one is forcing you to read the bits you don t want to read.For myself, I liked the backstory It s backstory that I know fairly well, but it s well st First, I d like to address those who complain that the first third of this book is not about Kursk, but in fact covers the period after WWI for both Germany and Russia, Operation Barbarossa, the Battle of Moscow, and the Battle of Stalingrad To these people, I d like to point out that there is a handy little thing called a table of contents No one is forcing you to read the bits you don t want to read.For myself, I liked the backstory It s backstory that I know fairly well, but it s well stated, and really is necessary to understand the true import of Kursk Without understanding the tenuous position of the Wehrmacht in the summer of...


  3. says:

    Very cool.The book is engaging, on many levels First, it gives us a brief intro to both the Nazi Germany and USSR in the years before the war We learn about Stalin and Hitler and their style of command Then, the author goes into succinct but colorful detail on the first 2.5 years of WWII before focu...


  4. says:

    Excellent and insightful book with not only descriptions of the battle of Kursk and Operation Citadel, but also the Origins of Annihilation giving a backstory about the rise of Adolf Hitler s National Socialist German Worker s Party and Lenin Stalin s Bolshevik Revolution coupled with reasons leading to the point of the Eastern Front Further, Lloyd Clark s Battle of the Tanks also goes further into giving the backstory leading towards the death grip at Kursk through describing the initial Excellent and insightful book with not only descriptions of the battle of Kursk and Operation Citadel, but also the Origins of Annihilation giving a backstory about the rise of Adolf Hitler s National Socialist German Worker s Party and Lenin Stalin s Bolshevik Revolution coupled with reasons leading to the point of the Eastern Front Further, Lloyd Clark s Battle of the Tanks also goes further into giving the backstory leading towards the death grip at Kursk through ...


  5. says:

    I got this book because I wanted to learnabout the Battle of Kursk, which is one of, if not the, largest tank battle in history I got a bitthan I bargained for since this book gives a brief overview of the rise to power of Hitler and Stalin, and the first two years of the Eastern Front of WWII Since I did not know much about either of these, this didn t bother me too much The author s intent was clearly to provide context on the larger political and military forces that led to thi I got this book because I wanted to learnabout the Battle of Kursk, which is one of, if not the, largest tank battle in history I got a bitthan I bargained for since this book gives a brief overview of the rise to power of Hitler and Stalin, and the first two years of the Eastern Front of WWII Since I did not know much about either of these, this didn t bother me too much The author s intent was clearly to provide c...


  6. says:

    I single volume on Citadel Done Stalingrad was the end of the beginning for the German army Kursk or Zitadelle was the beginning of the end Russian armor was outfought, the German tactics were better, and the Luftwaffe gavethan it got Except there were too many Soviet formations, especially tank formations In one battle the Russians lost over 350 tanks to 50 German Except the Russians could make up their losses easily, the Germans could not The Soviets were and would out produce th I single volume on Citadel Done Stalingrad was the end of the beginning for the German army Kursk or Zitadelle was the beginning of the end Russian armor was outfought, the German tactics were better, and the Luftwaffe gavethan it got Except there were too many Soviet formations, especially tank formations In one battle the Russians lost over 350 tanks to 50 German ...


  7. says:

    Battle of the Tanks is a highly accessible narrative account of the Kursk campaign in the summer of 1943 on the Russian front It is aimed at a general reader unlike, say, David Glantz s densely detailed operational histories In Battle of the Tanks, Lloyd Clark seeks to provide the overview that places the battle of Kursk in the context required to do justice to its pivotal position in the course of fighting on the Eastern Front p xviii In other words, this is intended as muchthan a Battle of the Tanks is a highly accessible narrative account of the Kursk campaign in the summer of 1943 on the Russian front It is aimed at a general reader unlike, say, David Glantz s densely detailed operational histories In Battle of the Tanks, Lloyd Clark seeks to provide th...


  8. says:

    This is one of the better operational books of the Second World War that I have read The battle for Kursk has always been a fascinating one for me because of the size of the armies involved and magnitude of the repercussions to the Eastern Front there was even a CoD level For one thing the book focuses on just the one battle, which means the ground is pretty much well tramped on by the time you get through reading about the initial skirmishing Operational books tend to be very disconcert This is one of the better operational books of the Second World War that I have read The battle for Kursk has always been a fascinating one for me because of the size of the armies involved and magnitude of the repercussions to the Eastern Front there was even a CoD level For one thing the book focuses on just the one battle, which means the ground is pretty much well tramped on by the time you get through reading about the initial skirmishing Operational books tend to be very disconcerting for the casual reader and this is a nice exception Secondly, this one tackles the logistics of the battle pretty well there is a good amount of discussion on the resources involved from their initial...


  9. says:

    I ve always been a WWII reader, but I never encountered a book focusing on the Russo German War fought during this time The strategies, the battles, and the tanks that filled this book possibly makes this the best book on tank warfare I ve ever read, to be honest A great read


  10. says:

    This is a great book that outlines the war in the east and how it came to a pivotal point at the battle for Kursk The author does a good job of mixing 1st hand accounts and higher level strategy to give the reader a good perspective I also liked the conclusions that the author draws about the i...

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