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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Lists with This Book. From time to time both sides’ AF are mentioned in passing e. Zamulin describes how the Soviet High Command and the Voronezh Front had to cobble together quickly a defense of this line with already battered units, but needed to reinforce it with fresh formations at the expense of the counterstroke at Prokhorovka.

Scrupulously researched and supplemented by a number of excellent maps and photographs, this work will intrigue and inform serious students of the Eastern Front for years to come. These mistakes shouldn’t detract from overall quality of the book.

While this gives you excellent overview of details what I miss is bigger map of Belgorod-Prokhoro Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side! Edgar R Zuniga-Ortiz rated it really liked it Jun 05, The combat on this day receives particular scrutiny, as Zamulin works to clarify the relative size of the contending forces, the actual area of this battle, and the costs suffered by both sides.

Nevertheless, in Demolishing the Myth: Zamulin is to be congratulated on writing a highly convincing and thorough analysis of the tank battle at Prokhorovka.


Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. As such, this reviewer does not hesitate to recommend for this website’s readers 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 in that process brings much needed ptokhorovka to a moment in history long since obscured by decades old myths and misperceptions.

Comprehensive scholarship and convincing reasoning, enhanced by an excellent translation, place this work prokhorogka a level with the best of David Glantz. The book is organized into eighteen easily digestible ptokhorovka and proves an absorbing read, even for those who consider themselves otherwise well informed on the topic.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Cliff rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Trivia About Demolishing the M Zamulin assigns blame where he feels blame lies so Soviet commanders don’t get a free pass. While the book itself is well written there are some glaring flaws.

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.

Anthony Attard rated it liked it Mar 23, Finally a book about Kursk battle from Soviet side! You are here Home.

If you are interested in this battle and wish to see more prokhoorvka analysis of Soviet performance as opposed to traditional German read it. Refresh and try again.


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An Operational Narrative Valeriy Zamulin has painstakingly researched and investigated a wealth of primary sources to produce perhaps the most accurate look yet at why and how the German offensive failed to meet its objectives. An Operational Narrative by Valeriy Zamulin.

Get the latest updates by adding the RSS feed link to your favorite news reader: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Steven Mercatante rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Tim Mercer rated it it was amazing Oct 07, In the end at least a daily breakdown of activity, losses and ordnance used would be great plus some analysis of their performance.

A product of five years of intense research into the once-secret Central Archives of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Zamulin lays out in demolishinv detail the yhe and tactics of both sides, culminating in the famous and controversial clash at Prokhorovka on 12 July 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 fight 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.