Events for Wednesday 12th July 2017
On This Day in History
WWII: Battle of Prokhorovka12th July 1943
The Battle of Prokhorovka was fought on the Eastern Front during the Second World War as part of the Battle of Kursk in the Soviet Union. Principally, the German Wehrmacht's Fourth Panzer Army clashed with the Soviet Red Army's 5th Guards Tank Army. It is one of the largest tank battles in military history.
Further ReadingBattle of Kursk 1943
(Paperback - 160 pages)
by Hans Seidler
The greatest tank battle in world history, known as Operation CITADEL, opened during the early hours of 5 July 1943, and its outcome was to decide the eventual outcome of the war on the Eastern Front. A highly collectable addition to the Images of War series, Battle of Kursk 1943… Read more...Only £14.99 at Pen & Sword Books.