Battle Of Kursk, Part Two

by Daniel Russ on July 20, 2010

  Walter Model, German Commander At Kursk   Kursk was also a battle fought with what today we would call close air support. The Junkers 87 dive bomber, with it’s attack siren and steep diving attitude struck fear into ground troops. During the battle of Kursk, the Germans used them to good effect, particularly by […]



The Battle Of Kursk – Part One

by Daniel Russ on July 19, 2010

Part One After having lost the entire German 6th Army in Stalingrad in February 1943, Hitler, the German Army staff and frankly, the German people were shocked. Of course propagandists made little of the set back and the German population most likely didn’t know the extent of the loss. Still, just a few months later, […]