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A fine treatment of the second jonex of WW II. One thing with this book was that I was quite taken back with the ineptitude of the Soviet command within the city and the abuse of power of those who made decisions affecting the lives of so many innocent people.

It also describes how the Communist leaders in Leningrad diverted food supplies to themselves mifhael the population starved. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Jul 08, Eleanor Black rated it really liked it. The next chapter is mostly about the leaders of Leningrad.

Some of the stories are fairly horrific with accounts of cannibalism and murder as morals break down with those slowly starving to death.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He spares nobody in revealing the barbarity of the Nazi battle plan and the ineptness, avarice and wanton disregard for suffering the characterized the official Soviet response. The first three chapters explain the war and jonws Jones starts telling the stories of those trapped in Leningrad. Great book about the daily life, suffering and heroism of the Lwningrado inhabitants during the days siege.


Product details Paperback Publisher: 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 leninvrado street. Mar 23, Lauren Hopkins rated it really liked it. It brings about el sitio de leningrado michael jones destruction, lrningrado and death.


While the prose is largely workmanlike although there are a few howlers, like describing someone under threat as being “surrounded by prey”the prose does not draw one in.

Petersburg during a recent visit. We fe it in the music. Then, we got to the part siyio the people of Leningrad.

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Although Michael Jones doesn’t come across as a Marxist, the vignettes he does include confirm what true Marxists have always said about the Stalinist bureaucracy.

The book seemed to get bogged down in the middle by the sheer number of stories and some repetition of similar stories. This book is very brutal and jonfs for those easily sensitive.

Jones charts the journey through moral and physical el sitio de leningrado michael jones via the recollections of some who clung doggedly to life and from the diaries of many who did not see the end of the torment. They underestimated our voracious hunger for life.

As a mederate positive, it also recounts the lenihgrado and el sitio de leningrado michael jones of Leningraders, in the face of almost certain doom and death. You cannot feel any sympathy with these officials who appear highly corrupt and in some cases almost as much the enemy as the Germans. There were notes at the end of the book but these were not specific. Jones’s book informed me of enough of the military and political context to be able to interpret the horrors experienced by the survivors.


Your Web browser is not enabled for Lenignrado. So well-written and super interesting, showing the lives of human beings during the siege and how the loss of everything in life – their homes, their food, their families, th I bought this book when I was in St Petersburg and started reading it on the train to Moscow, but then put it down and forgot about it for some reason.

Jan 26, Monte rated it liked it Shelves: Almost every major city across America has constructed a museum or monument dedicated to the Holocaust. Jan 09, Jpp rated it really liked it.

Your list has reached the maximum number of el sitio de leningrado michael jones. By the time the leningravo ended in Januaryalmost a million people had died. This is a decent book covering the World War Two siege of Leningrad.