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75 Years Ago Today
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Tennessee, United States
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Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:11 AM UTC
Hi group,

75 years ago today, 12 July 1943, the massive tank battle of Prokharovka, during the battle of Kursk.

And at 0100 tonight on the other side of the world, the Battle of Kolombangara.
Wyoming, United States
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Posted: Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 12:00 PM UTC
Thank you Fred. That was a heck of an armor on armor battle. So much dust, smoke and confusion that the aircraft and artillery on both sides couldn't do anything to help with the fighting. Must have really been something.

Thank you for sharing the date.

Kentucky, United States
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Posted: Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 11:21 PM UTC
And my birthday in 12 July, but not the same year.....