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Just another view....... - 10/25/2011 5:22:54 PM   
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Just another view of the same monument.




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RE: Just another view....... - 10/25/2011 6:44:10 PM   
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You can't say the Russians don't know how to make memorials for the battles that they have fought. Chris.

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RE: Just another view....... - 10/29/2011 3:28:38 AM   
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that is a pretty impressive monument.

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RE: Just another view....... - 10/30/2011 9:27:40 PM   
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This monument is just outside the town of Prokhorovka. I found it and several others through Goggle Earth. They have some very good monuments with a lot of vintage WWII Russian towed weapons and tanks. If I ever get a chance to visit that country (fat chance in hell), I will definitely make Prokorovka one of the top places I will visit. It would be very interesting to see where one of the most famous battles of World War II took place. Chris.

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RE: Just another view....... - 10/30/2011 9:49:28 PM   
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Check out the book, Demolishing the Myth if you are interested in the tank battles that supposed took place around Prokhorovka during the Battle of Kursk.

http://www.amazon.com/Demolishing-Myth-Prokhorovka-Operational-Narrative/dp/1906033897/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1320007604&sr=8-1

This book is written by the man that was A former staff member of the Prokhorovka Battlefield State Museum. He had access to all the records including the NKVD files on the battle.

A must read for anyone that's interested in the battle area.

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