Photographs, battle maps and charts complement this excellent account. Howard Gerrard's artwork captures the intensity of Kharkov fighting. And a bibliography and index conclude this little book. Readers wanting more need only look on the inside back cover for related Osprey titles -- including Demyansk 1942-43. Highly recommended.
Rachel E. Veres, www.cybermodeler.com (June 2013)
Author Robert Forczyk does a masterful job of telling the tale of hope, incompetence and eventual defeat. This is all enhanced by some great period photos from both sides and the art work of Howard Gerrard. As is typical of the series, we are provided with some great campaign maps and information on visiting this area today. Overall, it is a fascinating read of this important operation and one that I can easily recommend to you.
Scott Van Aken, www.modelingmadness.com (June 2013)
...a fine survey of a campaign which developed into one of the Red Army's greatest defeats of the war. It provides fine in-depth analysis of battle strategy, failure and outcome and receives excellent illustrations by Howard Gerrard in a detailed, satisfying discussion.
The Midwest Book Review (July 2013)
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