This documentary details three of the major battles of WWII. The 1943 Battle of Kursk is considered the greatest tank battle in history, in which 2,000,000 took on nearly 6,000 German and Soviet tanks near the Russian town that gave the battle its name. In the Battle of Crete, nearly 20,000 German paratroopers violently clashed with British forces. Finally, at Midway, the U.S. Carrier Fleets fought ferociously against the Japanese. Dramatic narration and thrilling file footage colorfully tell the exciting stories of these pivotal events in world history.