The commander of the 47th Motorized Corps Wehrmacht (XXXXVII. Armeekorps (mot.) General armored forces Lemelzen Joachim (Joachim Lemelsen) Awards Knight’s Cross of the commander of the 29th Infantry Division (29.Infanterie-Division) Major-General Walter von Boltenshterna (Walter von Boltenstern ).
A battle weary German Wehrmacht soldier offers a comrade a cigarette during the Battle of Prokhorovka; a massive Soviet counterattack following the German launched Operation Citadel (German: Unternehmen Zitadelle), the aim of enveloping and destroying the Soviet forces in the Kursk salient during the Battle of Kursk. Near Prokhorovka, Belgorod Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. July 1943.