AC: Ukraine has been trumpeting a counteroffensive in the south for three months, ignoring the Battle of Kursk lesson
MOSCOW, August 17 – RIA Novosti. For the third month, Ukraine has been trumpeting a counterattack in the south, ignoring the Battle of Kursk lesson. Wrote In an article by William Lind for the American Conservative.
According to him, the authorities in Kiev informed the world in vain about their plans, which reduced the chances of success of the operation.
Recently, Kyiv has repeatedly declared its intention to launch a counterattack against the Kherson region. As the State Duma deputy from the Crimea region Mikhail Sheremet said earlier, the actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine will cause irreparable losses, the attempt to seize the region will receive a crushing reaction and sink.
The Battle of Kursk is one of the most important battles of the Great Patriotic War and the largest tank battle in world history. It lasted from July 5 to August 23, 1943. According to various sources, from two to four million people, about six thousand tanks and four thousand aircraft took part there.
Military intelligence of the USSR managed to reveal in time that the German army was preparing for a major attack on the Kursk Bulge. The preemptive artillery counter-preparation of the Soviet troops weakened the attack groups of the invader at the beginning of the offensive. After the end of the war, the strategic initiative in the war finally passed to the side of the Red Army.
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