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Leningrad : the epic siege of World War II, 1941-1944

Author: Anna Reid
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A gripping, authoritative narrative history of the siege of Leningrad from 1941-1944, interwoven with indelible personal accounts of daily siege life drawn from diarists and memoirists on both sides.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reid, Anna.
Leningrad.
New York : Walker & Co., 2011
(OCoLC)701806425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Reid
ISBN: 9780802778826 0802778828 9780143185741 0143185748
OCLC Number: 776996660
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 492 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Invasion: June-September 1941 --
The siege begins: September-December 1941 --
Mass death: Winter 1941-2 --
Waiting for liberation: January 1942-January 1944 --
Aftermath. Invasion: June-September 1941. 22 June 1941 ; Barbarossa ; "We're winning, but the Germans are advancing" ; The people's levy ; "Caught in a mousetrap" --
The siege begins: September-December 1941. "No sentimentality" ; "To our last heartbeat" ; 125 grams ; Falling down the funnel --
Mass death: Winter 1941-2. The ice road ; Sleds and cocoons ; "We were like stones" ; Svyazi ; "Robinson Crusoe was a lucky man" ; Corpse-eating and person-eating ; Anton Ivanovich is angry ; The big house --
Waiting for liberation: January 1942-January 1944. Meat wood ; The gentle joy of living and breathing ; The Leningrad symphony ; The last year --
Aftermath. Coming home ; The cellar of memory.
Responsibility: Anna Reid.

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A gripping, authoritative narrative history of the siege of Leningrad from 1941-1944, interwoven with indelible personal accounts of daily siege life drawn from diarists and memoirists on both sides.

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