Buried Alive – History & Revision

The backdrop for this scene is the epic battle of Kursk, or Operation Citadel, when in the summer of 1943, German and Russian forces clashed in an titanic struggle for supremacy.  Each side throwing thousands of tanks and aircraft into battle as Tigers and T-34s engaged one another in swirling, mortal conflict.  In historical terms the Battle of Kursk marked a turning point in the war, the initiative now turning to the favor of the Soviets.

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