|Second Battle of Kharkov|
|Part of World War II,|
|Commanders and leaders|
|Fedor von Bock|
The Second Battle of Kharkov was the last major engagement between Axis and Soviet forces on the Eastern Front during World War II, before the Race arrived. The battle ended in a German victory and resulted in the destruction of Soviet Sixth Army. Both German Major Heinrich Jäger, and Soviet pilot Ludmila Gorbunova had participated in the battle.
News of the battle was broadcast in the US, but its outcome was not revealed.