In October 1941, the First Battle ofKharkov was won by the German troops capturing thecity. .
In May 1942, during the Second Battle ofKharkov , Soviet forces failed in… their attempt tore-take the city. .
In February 1943, a Third Battle ofKharkov was again lost by Soviets trying to re-takethe city. .
The Fourth Battle of Kharkov , asreferred to by the Germans, was won by Soviet forces taking thecity in August 1943. Soviets call it the Belgorod-Khar'kov OffensiveOperation . ( Full Answer )