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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Review: The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad

User Review  - Raina - Goodreads

An incredibly well researched account of the seige. The beginning and end of the book is mostly on war stuff with army # this and general that, but it was still approachable. The entire middle of the ... Read full review

Review: The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad

User Review  - April - Goodreads

Good book, but I couldn't get through it. Very much a military history viewpoint and I was hoping for more of a human interest viewpoint. 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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