A groundbreaking book when first published in Russia in , now Valeriy Zamulin’s study of the crucible of combat during the titanic clash at Kursk – the. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Martijn Lak and others published Demolishing the Myth. The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July An. Demolishing the Myth has 49 ratings and 2 reviews. Luka said: Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side! Book concentrates on epic clash on
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Hardcoverpages. Zamulin assigns blame where he feels blame lies so Soviet commanders don’t get a free pass. Paul rated it it was amazing St 17, Anthony Attard rated it liked it Mar 23, To ask other readers questions about Demolishing the Mythplease sign up.
Carey W Mavor jr rated it it was amazing May 15, Preview — Demolishing the Myth by Valeriy Zamulin. A groundbreaking book when first published in Russia innow Valeriy Zamulin’s study of the crucible of combat during the titanic clash at Kursk – the fighting at Prokhorovka – is available in English.
I hope the maps are good.
By recasting the struggle centered on Prokhorovka in such a way, Zamulin places the fighting into its proper context vis a vis the larger campaign of which it was the central part. One is absolutly attrocious maps.
Grega rated it it was amazing Aug 24, Illinispartan rated it it was amazing Dec 27, Return to Book Page. In and of itself this represents a monumental achievement, as reconstructing such a narrative involved researching actions taken and decisions made by a whole host of leaders on each side of the lines; as well as the placement and movement of a dizzying array of army’s, operational groups, corps, even down to the smallest tactical units.
Zamulin skillfully weaves reminiscences of Red Army and Wehrmacht soldiers and officers into the narrative of the fighting, using in part files belonging to the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum. They are broken down to small parts. Zamulin analyses the real costs and achievements of the Red Army at Kursk, and especially Prokhorovka Steven Mercatante rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Rachel rated it liked it Mar 05, Tim Mercer rated it it was amazing Oct 07, Chris rated it really liked it Apr 18, From time to time both sides’ AF are mentioned in passing e.
In the end at least a daily breakdown of activity, losses and ordnance used would be great plus some analysis of their performance. Even though going well beyond just looking at events on July 12th near Prokhorovka this work is undoubtedly one whose bulk is devoted to a study of the II SS Panzer Corps attack into the Voronezh Front’s deeply echeloned defenses and the Red Army’s response to this attack.
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Tim rated it liked it Oct 29, Book concentrates on epic clash on No trivia or quizzes yet. Another are some smaller editing errors TK and DR divisions get switched, points are wrong described in text.
Craig rated it it was amazing Mar 08, An Operational Narrative by Valeriy Zamulin. Darby Holladay rated it it was amazing Sep 26, I understand Zamulin is mostly concerned with ground battle but that can’t be seen in isolation.
PDF Demolishing the Myth: The Tank Battle at Prokhorovka, Kursk, July 1943: An Operational
While the casual reader may find the length of the narrative rather daunting, the specialist interested in the history of armored taank and the Great Patriotic War will delight in it. Martin Frost rated it really liked it Nov 26, Middlethought rated it it was amazing Aug 05, A product of five years of intense research into the once-secret Central Archives of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Zamulin lays out in enormous detail the plans and tactics of both sides, culminating in the famous battls controversial clash at Prokhorovka on 12 July If you are interested in this battle and wish to see more detailed analysis of Soviet performance as opposed to traditional German read it.
Glantz “Zamulin’s painstaking analysis definitively establishes the Soviet counterattack at Prokhorovka as the decisive event in the Battle of Kursk, and a turning rhe in the development of the Red Army. A former staff member of the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum, Zamulin has dedicated years of his life to the study of the battle of Kursk, and especially the fighting on its southern flank involving the famous attack of the II SS Panzer Corps into the teeth of deeply-echeloned Red Army defenses.
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Nevertheless, in Demolishing the Myth: All of which informs and backs a study that among other things; deconstructs German objectives, how they were to be achieved, weighs the Soviet response, reveals in tremendous detail how the plans of the opposing army’s fared once battle was joined, answers questions that have long eluded past scholars, including one’s as basic as how many armored fighting vehicles clashed on the respective battlefields, and hhe that process brings much needed clarity to a moment in history long since obscured by decades old myths and misperceptions.
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