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The Battle of Kursk was a turning point in the Second World War. Soviet troops defeated Hitler's army and went on the offensive. The fascists planned to strike Kursk from Kharkov and Orel, defeat the Soviet troops and rush south. But, fortunately for all of us, the plans of the Third Reich were not destined to come true. From July 5 to July 12, 1943, the struggle for every piece of Soviet land continued. After the victory at Kursk, the Soviet troops went on the offensive, and this continued until the end of the war.
The Orel-Kursk Arc is one of the central events of the Great Patriotic War. The battles that took place along the battle front were bloody. Almost every village can have monuments to Soviet soldiers
The Battle of the Kursk Bulge, which lasted for almost 50 fiery days and nights, went down in history as one of the most important events of the Great Patriotic War. It became a turning point in the course of hostilities. After the defeat of the German troops at Kursk and Orel , the strategic initiative finally passed into the hands of the owl