The Greatest Battle of the Second World WarSeries:
Imprint: Helion and Company
Based on almost 20 years of research reassessing the primary sources, Roman Toeppel sheds light on the phase of decision-making, the preparations and the development of the battle in an engaging style that grips the reader’s attention from the first page on. The author concentrates on little-known developments and events leading the reader to astonishing results. He also gives entirely new insights into the historiographic appraisal of this battle, putting thoroughly researched facts against erroneous popular beliefs, myths and legends that have been passed down among historians for generations.
"...delivers a sweet, sharp punch to the brain bone, bringing the battle itself into very clear focus while highlighting its important and controversial aspects." ~Stone & Stone Second World War Books
"...exceptional and critical analysis of numerical data from Soviet and German sources explains successes and failures for both sides during the battle." ~Historical Miniatures Gaming Society
"...the author raises important questions about how we should evaluate and collectively remember the series of offensive and defensive operations that took place in the summer of 1943..." ~WWII and Other Book Reviews