battle of kursk 1943

Soldiers of the Panzer Grenadier Division “Grossdeutschland” in an armored fighting vehicle during a lull in combat, summer 1943, Battle of Kursk, Operation “Citadel”

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A Panzer VI “Tiger” of 505 ° Scwere Panzer Abteilung (Heavy Tank Battalion), note the barbed wire put the sides of the tank to prevent the enemy infantry go up on the tank and throw hands grenade in the turret hatch of or in the engine compartment.

Unternehmen “Zitadelle” (Operation “Citadel”), Russia, July 1943.