Nine Hundred Terrible Days in the Life of Leningrad

Nine Hundred Terrible Days in the Life of Leningrad

May 26, 2012

On January 27, 1944, Soviet troops completely lifted the German blockade of the city. Source

The Siege of Leningrad

The Siege of Leningrad

May 23, 2012

On this day 70 years ago, a road over Lake Lagoda, quickly dubbed the Road of Life, was opened to let hundreds of thousands of Leningrad residents escape the terrors of the Nazi siege. Source