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Armor and Blood is more than likely an excellent book for the Military or Tank Battle Historian, but without Maps and accompanying visual clues, it is difficult for the average person to follow with any understanding. Terms are not explained, and the author's incessant use of "salient" in various ways was very annoying.
The Narrator's pronunciation of both German and Russian words was excellent though I found his style to be too monotone, but given the material, it would be hard for it to be otherwise.
A very comprehensive detailed history of the Battle of Kursk. Great for serious history buffs. I prefer
character driven stories. So for me it was more like 3 stars. Actually I agree with William’s comment.
This book had too much detail that made it very hard for me to follow the overall time line. I found the narrator's voice to be monotonic and boring. I would not want to listen to another book read by Mr. Dean. I agree with Greg H's review.
Great straight forward book on the Battle of Kursk.
Best book on both the battle of Kursk and the strategic, operational, and tactical decisions, actions, and outcomes I have”read” and I have recommended it to classmates, friends, and military (active and retired) people I know. My only regret is that it was hard to follow without the appropriate maps in front of me. I did have a few I could access, but they, like previous analyses, were inadequate. Many new facts uncovered of which I was unaware even though having studied this battle at West Point and a lifetime of reading about WWII. The author captures true history by presenting both sides plans, decisions, orders, actions and the aftermath. He also provides analyses of the supporting arms (maintenance, logistics, and communications. I have friends who listened to Rudel’s account of the air battles from his Stuka and escape from the Russians after being wounded and shot down, but I thought it too one sided at the time, but after listening to this book and the piece about German tactical air defeating the better part of a Russian Corps all by itself was that Rudel did not exaggerate. This is a great contribution to our understanding of this turning point in WWII. It explained a lot of missing pieces.
Great read the accounts of the Kursk Battle.
Terrible. No real story just narrative of numbered groups of troops. No heart no soul.
Great book that intertwines strategic, operation, and tactical levels of war. The book is fair and extremely interesting.
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