World War II February 2004 Volume 18 Issue 6
Cover Story: Epic Armored Onslaught at KURSK
Swan Song of the Panzers by David M. Humpert
When Adolf Hitler launched Operation Citadel in July 1943 near Kursk, he gambled the Reich’s future on the might of the German panzers.
30 Lost at Sea
Billy A. Rea
In a wartime saga that gripped the nation, World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker and six others survived a 21-day ordeal adrift in the Pacific after ditching their B-17.
40 With the “Old Reliables”
From the first shots in North Africa to the last along the Elbe, the 9th Infantry Division went the distance. Artillery Sergeant Lloyd Fisher saw it all.
46 Almost Perfect Action
In the wee hours of November 25, 1943, Japan’s Tokyo Express made its last nocturnal run in the Solomons, and Captain Arleigh “31-Knot” Burke became a U.S. Navy legend.
54 Swan Song of the Panzers
David M. Humpert
When Adolf Hiter launched Operation Citadel in July 1943 near Kursk, he gambled the Reich’s future on the might of the German panzers.
Magazine Condition: Used Like New
Pages are clean and tight. Address label on front cover.