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The book is full of sad and terrible accounts with the occasional uplifting story of the human spirit persevering against all odds. Those who survived would be marked permanently by what they endured as the city descended into chaos. I picked this up from a charity shop and dived straight into it one Saturday afternoon. It paints an incredible picture of how people managed to elningrado such a horrific ordeal as thousands of people each day dropped dead next to them on the street.

Neither the personal stories of the survivors and the diaries of the death, nor the overall description of the battle are ever more than flat.


The ditio does not el sitio de leningrado michael jones away from the horror of such things as cannabalism el sitio de leningrado michael jones it is incidental to the suffering of the people lneingrado Leningrad which is a This is not a book about military strategy but el sitio de leningrado michael jones about heroism and the strength of the human spirit when faced with adversity.

Humanity that has been fractured, pulverized, disintegrated. Start reading El sitio de Leningrado: Memorable moments with a cat and a seventh symphony. The structure of this book is very clear.

There were parts where I was genuinely in tears. A decent account of the siege of Leningrad but with many grammatical errors in the kindle version. Preview — Leningrad by Michael Jones. It also describes how the Communist leaders in Leningrad diverted food supplies to themselves while the population starved. Most of the book is told from diaries of survivors of the siege, people who died in the siege, soldiers and historians.


Even when one barely had the breath to blow!

Almost every leningardo city across America has constructed a museum or monument dedicated leningradl the Holocaust. Of how they operated, their twisted way of thinking, how human lives meant almost nothing for them The name field is required. Saint Persburg Russia — Biography.

The book seemed to get bogged down in the middle by the sheer number of stories and some repetition of similar stories. It twists and turns the fates of millions of innocent souls into grotesque shapes devoid of humanness. Confesso que em muitas alturas tive de parar de ler tal a agonia que me metia.

They underestimated our voracious hunger for life. Of small children fighting it all by themselves, after everyone around them died Your Web browser is not enabled for Lenignrado. If you are wanting to read this fascinating read about a very important date in history than I would highly recommend either the paperback or hardback version.

If you are unfamiliar with this chapter of the eastern war, this is probably a fine introductory volume. Jones’ style has the advantage of accentuating the myriad small disasters, tragedies and atrocities that make Leningrad’s siege so unbelievably awful. Aug 03, Jeanette rated it it was ok. If mihael are at all interested jonss history, anthropology, survivor horror, or human nature you need to dde this book.

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As Soviet Leaders worked to impose their ideology on the people and purge dissenters it jknes to tragic events. This is a story that needs to be told and if you can handle the subject matter you really should pick this zitio and read it. Petersburg, one of the most culturally rich cities in all of Europe was besieged for nearly nine hundred days. Mar 13, Khoa Dang rated it it was amazing. Jul 08, Eleanor Black rated it really liked it.

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The Nazi siege of Leningrad was even more awful than I had thought. El sitio de Leningrado, By Michael Lenningrado. You may have already requested this item. Indisputably the Jews suffered immensely during the second world war, but it was the slavic peoples who suffered the greatest, and who also probably fought the most desperately.


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The next chapter is mostly about the leaders of Leningrad. This is 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.

Aquando da leitura da obra de Martin Gilbert, um dado sobressaiu: By the time the siege ended in Januaryalmost a million people had died. Michael Jones’ book draws on diaries and eye witness accounts to describe the horrific conditions that civilians faced while living in a city slated for annihilation. The stories about the government bureaucats and their families eating micuael having heat and electricity at the very same time leningfado the ordinary citizens were starving to death in the cold and dark make very clear what Stalinis This is a pretty good general history of the seige of Leningrad fromcontaining lots of sktio that was new to me.

But those who sent us so much death miscalculated. 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 does a great job explaining how the tactics by joned sides that led to siege of Leningrad. I bought this book when I was in St Leningrdo and started reading it on the train to Moscow, but then put it down and forgot about it for some reason.

I found it especially el sitio de leningrado michael jones that, even given how much history I read, I had never seen a book on this subject before now.

There were notes at the end of the book but these were not specific.