By 1943, after the catastrophic German defeat at Stalingrad, the
Wehmacht’s panzer armies gradually lost the initiative on the
Eastern Front. The tide of the war had turned. Their combined arms
technique, which had swept Soviet forces before it during 1941 and
1942, had lost its edge. Thereafter the war on the Eastern Front
was dominated by tank-led offensives and, as Robert Forczyk shows,
the Red Army’s mechanized forces gained the upper hand,... more...