Battle of Kursk: Operation Citadel  9-13 August 2020, £1,249 plus £45 per night single room supplement, where applicable. Places available. The Battle of Kursk was a Second World War engagement between German and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front near Kursk (450 kilometres or 280 miles south-west of Moscow) in the Soviet Union during July and August 1943. The German offensive was code-named Operation Citadel (German: Unternehmen Zitadelle), The Germans hoped to weaken the Soviet offensive potential for the summer of 1943 by cutting off a large number of forces that…