battle of kursk 1943


Waiting for orders. A group of Leibstandarte Division soldiers rest in a ditch during the fighting around Belgorod in the early phase of Operation Zitadelle, July 1943.

Battle of Kursk (Bjelogorod-Orel 5.-16.7.1943): Advancing Grenadiers of the Waffen-SS at a breakthrough point, tanks securing the flanks. about 10.07.43

The commander of the Totenkopf Division Hermann Prieß (center) and other officers observe the battlefield at Kursk in July 1943.