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World War II

Third Battle of Kharkov

Friday Feb 19, 1943
Kharkov, U.S.S.R. (Present Day Kharkiv, Ukraine)

The Third Battle of Kharkov was a series of battles on the Eastern Front undertaken by the German Army Group South against the Red Army, between 19 February and 15 March 1943. The German counter strike led to the recapture of the cities of Kharkov and Belgorod.