The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad

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Da Capo Press, 2003 - History - 635 pages
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The Nazi siege of Leningrad from 1941 to 1944 was one of the most gruesome episodes of World War II. Nearly three million people endured it; just under half of them died. For twenty-five years the distinguished journalist and historian Harrison Salisbury pieced together this remarkable narrative of villainy and survival, in which the city had much to fear-from both Hitler and Stalin.

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User Review  - Steven Allen - Goodreads

I could not get into this book. Way too technical with far too much research for what I was looking for. If you want a book that explores every facet of the minutia during the Siege of Leningrad, this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff Dawson - Goodreads

Excellent Read Despite reading this over twenty years ago, it left a lasting impression how desperate the plight of Lenigraders was during the titanic struggle. Imagine being completely cut-off six ... Read full review

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Harrison E. Salisbury is the author of American in Russia, Moscow Journal, and other books.

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