2006 Korennaya Hermitage Photos #12
Historical WWII Museum T-34:M43 Russian Tank Display

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The battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle in history. 1943 Jul 23, Battle of Kursk, USSR, ended in Nazi defeat. 6,000 tanks took part.This was the headquarters of General Konstantin K. Rokossovsky.n 1943, after becoming commander of the Central Front, Rokossovsky successfully conducted defensive operations in the Kursk salient, and then led the counterattack west of Kursk which defeated the last major German offensive on the eastern front and allowed the Soviet armies to advance to Kiev.