Few battles attract such interest as does the Battle of Kursk. Operation Zitadelle - the code name given by Hitler to the Wehrmacht's last offensive on the Eastern Front in July 1943 - has acquired an almost mythic status as one of the greatest clashes of armour in the history of warfare. This title focuses on this German operation.
Mark Healy is the author of several military history titles on the Second World War and on ancient military history, including Panzerwaffe: The Campaigns in the West 1940, Midway 1942, Cannae 216BC, and The Warriors of the Old Testament. He was responsible for the best-selling video series for Chronos films released in the 1990s on German armour called 'Die Deutschen Panzer' and the follow-up series on the Luftwaffe and the U-Boat arm. He is a keen military modeller. Mark has other titles in preparation for Spellmount.