WWII Generals at War (2009): S01E05 – The Battle of Kursk


Introduction

Important battles of World War II are examined with paired military specialists focusing on the opposing generals involved.

Also known as Generals at War (original title) and Commanders at War (US title).

Outline

Germany and Russia clashed in 1943 near the Soviet city of Kursk, as control of the Eastern Front lay open. The Germans were led by Field Marshal Erich von Manstein, an aristocratic master tactician. Across the battlefield was Red Army Marshal Georgy Zhukov, a peasant born street brawler.

WWII Generals at War Series

You can find a full index and overview of WWII Generals at War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 09 March 2009 (US).
  • Running Time: 50 minutes (per episode, without adverts).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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