This volume covers 1943 and covers the epic battle of Kharkov, the high-water mark of Operation Citadel and the subsequent bitter and battering battles along the Mius.
Making use of numerous primary sources — to include the war diaries of higher headquarters, the division itself and its organic subordinate formations and units — this is a first-class divisional history. In addition to a number of period sources, the book makes use of an abundance of first-hand accounts that make this unit history come alive. The reader is treated to a practically day-by-day account of this elite formation and is assisted in his efforts through innumerable maps.
Hard cover, small format (6″x9″), 384 pages, numerous appendices, 15 maps and 102 black&white photos.
ISBN 0921991 94-6