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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"A major work, which should be widely read," said LJ's reviewer, who further asserted that the Pulitzer Prize-winning author posed more questions than he answered (LJ 2/15/69). Nonetheless, this provides a solid history into one of the darkest chapters of World War II. ... 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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