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The battle of kursk

Company :  PRODUCED BY ZAO TOP SECRET TELECOM
Year :  2003
Duration :  43 min 00sec
Written by :  Alexander Kolesnik, Valery Samsonov
Directed by :  Valery Udovychenkov
Producer :  Etery Levievar
In July 1943, the biggest battle of the WWII started in the vast area between Orel and Kursk. This strategic offensive of the Russian High Command started with a major disinformation campaign. During the battle, the Soviet Command managed to create a felling of the coming victory among the Nazi commanders but instead, ensnared the bigger part of the German army into a trap and gradually eliminated them. The battle of Kursk is also known for its biggest ever clash of armor during the WWII and as the battle that expose the commanding talents of Georgy Zhukov, Konstantin Rokossovsky and Alexander Vassilevsky.