The Century of Warfare

Season 1 Episode 14

The Long Road Back - Eastern Front 1943 - 1945

Aired Unknown Jan 02, 1994 on A&E
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The Long Road Back - Eastern Front 1943 - 1945
In July 1943, more than 2 million men, 6,000 tanks and 4,000 aircraft clashed in one of history's largest battles at Kursk in the Ukraine, it was Hitler's last major offensive on the Eastern Front, and once his forces had been fought to a standstill, they faced two more years of bitter fighting before the growing might of the Soviet war machine.This programme describes how the Red Army was able to liberate German-occupied Russia and then grind forward to the gates of Berlin.* Kursk, the greatest Tank Battle of the Second World War* Discovering the secrets of the Concentration Camps* Tigers and Panthers versus T-34* Artillery - 'The God of War'moreless

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