Decision in the Ukraine: German Tank Operations on the Eastern Front, Summer 1943

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  • Myth-busting account of the summer of 1943 on the Eastern Front, one of World War II's turning points
  • Includes the Battle of Kursk
  • Special focus on the notorious 3rd SS Panzer Division "Totenkopf"
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Overview

  • Myth-busting account of the summer of 1943 on the Eastern Front, one of World War II's turning points
  • Includes the Battle of Kursk
  • Special focus on the notorious 3rd SS Panzer Division "Totenkopf"
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811711623
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Stackpole Military History Series
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 457,674
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

George M. Nipe Jr. is an internationally recognized expert on the Eastern Front. He has written for WWII History magazine.
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Table of Contents

List of Maps vii

Preface ix

Introduction xiii

Terminology and Abbreviations xxv

Chapter 1 Heeresgruppe Süd and Armee-Abteilung Hollidt: Retreat and Recovery in the Ukraine 1

Chapter 2 From Prochorovka to the Mius: III. Panzerkorps and II. SS Panzerkorps 19

Chapter 3 6. Armee Stands Fast 95

Chapter 4 A Strategy of Deception 169

Chapter 5 6. Armee Strikes Back 183

Chapter 6 The First Day 201

Chapter 7 Deadlock 237

Chapter 8 The Decisive Day: 1 August 267

Chapter 9 The Destruction of the Bridgehead 321

Chapter 10 The Battles for Bogodukhov 337

Chapter 11 The Counterattack of III. Panzerkorps 373

Chapter 12 Aftermath: 6. Armee Retreats from the Mius 441

Chapter 13 Conclusions and Review 473

Appendix I A Soviet Tank Army as Established during Early 1943 505

Appendix II Typical Organization of Soviet Tank Corps in the Summer of 1943 507

Appendix III Tank Strength of II. SS-Panzerkorps during the Battle of Kursk 509

Appendix IV Order of Battle of III. Panzerkorps, August 1943 511

Appendix V Organization of 3. SS-Panzer-Division Totenkopf in the Summer of 1943 513

Appendix VI Soviet Order of Battle for Operation "Rumyantsev" 515

Appendix VII Waffen SS Ranks and U.S. Army Equivalent Ranks 517

Notes 519

Bibliography 533

Acknowledgments 539

Index 541

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