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Battle of Prokhorovka on 12 July 1943

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  • #16
    Originally posted by Artyom_A View Post
    There is also this book available for free:
    https://archive.org/details/29044474...ly1943/page/n1
    Which is mostly a compilation heavily relying on previously published works.
    He uses only secondary sources, therefore the author can only offer a different interpretation on sources used in the previously published works and/or render opinions on alternative actions/decisions for the historical commanders which he does in his conclusion. Probably good overview book for someone looking for a good general read of the battle. Book has good schematics of the battles.
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    • #17
      Checked the author's background. His bio on amazon noted he is an avid reader and history buff. After his college degree, he began a managerial career in automotive industry. He wrote a previous book, "Race to Bastogne". His Bastogne book has a 3-star rating and Prokhorovka 3.5 star.
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      • #18
        For a completely different take on the battle of Prokhorovka follow the link:

        Prokhorovka: The world's greatest tank battle. It never happened!

        https://forums.armchairgeneral.com/f...never-happened
        Last edited by lewinski; 29 Oct 19, 08:16.

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        • #19

          Why is it that nothing from this thread turns up in an armchairgeneral.com search?

          For example, searching for Prokhorovka does not bring up this thread.

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          • #20
            Sure it does, here :

            https://forums.armchairgeneral.com/s...khorovka%22%7D

            Search Results: 200 results in 0.0140 seconds.
            Could it be you need a minimum # of posts to use the search function ? Best check with a mod.
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