The world’s bloodiest battles
Published on June 18th, 2009 | by Admin3
A German soldier sits atop a now useless artillery gun beside the corpse of a comrade during the Battle of Kursk in July, 1943. The Soviet-German fight on the Eastern Front was the largest engagement of tanks in history, and included some of the largest air battles in history. Estimated total casualties run from 257,000 to 388,000. In the first three days of battle, the Soviets lost 386 aircraft.