Start your review of El sitio de Leningrado Write a review Shelves: nonfiction , history-archeology , russia , wwi-wwii , , reviewed Germany declared war on the Soviet Union on Sunday 22 June In Leningrad: State of Siege author Michael Jones outlines Hitlers policy with regard to the Soviet Union, describes the three-pronged advance into Russia, problems within the Soviet command, and then devotes the rest of this book to the actual siege of Leningrad. Even before the siege of Leningrad, the Germans committed horrendous atrocities such as the murder on 26th June of a large number of Jews in Lithuania. Large numbers of German soldiers stood by and watched. No one attempted to stop the killing.
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Moogusar The name field is required. Definitely a unique and rarely explored area of history. The fear, the cold of the winter, of living at degrees, with no electricity, no petrol, no running water. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Leningrad: State of Siege by Michael Jones This is a story that needs to be told and if you can handle the subject matter you really should pick this up and read it.
Most of the book is told from diaries of survivors of the siege, people who died in the siege, soldiers and historians. Ordinary Men Christopher R.
This book is very brutal and not for those easily sensitive. A decent account of the siege of Leningrad but with many grammatical errors in the kindle version. Jul 19, Mary rated it really liked it. The scars of wars are imprinted on the psyche of generation after generation in the aftermath. If a global view of the battle is probably missing in his book, Jones has found amazing details and stories. Advanced Search Find a Library. You may send this item to up to five recipients.
Your rating has been recorded. Want to Read saving…. The book seemed to get bogged down in the middle by the sheer number of stories and some repetition of similar stories. Still a good book about Operation Barbarossa and the siege of Leningrad. It seems hard to believe, but this book makes the Siege of Leningrad and the stories of the victims and survivors dull.
The structure of this book is very clear. El sitio de Leningrado, Book,  Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item The Soviets after the war tried to repress the tale because of how grim the situation was in Leningrad. It paints an incredible picture of how people managed to survive such a horrific ordeal as thousands of people each day dropped dead next to them on the street.
As Soviet Leaders worked to impose their ideology on the people and purge dissenters it led to tragic events. Lenngrado a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The death toll in the Soviet Union alone reached nearly twenty four million. A trove of eyewitness accounts become the centerpiece here, rather than the kinda-boring military chess match between German and Soviet military units.
There were parts where I was genuinely in tears. Leningrad: State of Siege Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Refresh and try again. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely xitio for kids, photography lovers and more. Of small children fighting it all by themselves, after everyone around them died Please verify that you are not a robot. More like this Similar Items.
Return to Book Page. How can humans behave like this towards each other? El sitio de Leningrado, Similar Items Related Subjects: The book is full of first-hand accounts from those caught in the city and besieged by the German Army who had adopted a deliberate policy of starving the city to death.
El sitio de Leningrado 1941-1944 – Michael Jones
Tetilar Those who survived would be marked permanently by what they endured as the city descended into chaos. This jons a harrowing read, recalling the siege of Leningrad in the Second World War, where the besieging German forces deliberately set out to starve the population of one of the biggest cities in the then Soviet Union. Really added to my app Extraordinarily well-written history. Why is this story not taught in US schools?
EL SITIO DE LENINGRADO MICHAEL JONES PDF
El sitio de Leningrado 1941-1944