The 900 Days

The 900 Days

The Siege of Leningrad

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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.

"A magnificent book...a nonfiction masterpiece." --New York Times Book Review


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The World War II siege of Leningrad by the Nazi armies was one of the most destructive of the war, killing up to 1.5 million people. Journalist Salisbury constructed his narrative of the siege by using documentary, archival evidence and interviews with survivors. His work, describing both military and civilian experiences, reflects as badly on Stalin and the Communist Party as it does on the besiegers. This is a paperbound reprint of the 1985 edition. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2003
Edition: Second Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780306812989
0306812983
Branch Call Number: 947.2108 SALIS
Characteristics: xv, 635 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Nine hundred days

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