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Refresh and try again. Apr 30, Iceman rated it really liked it. The Nazi siege of Leningrad was lfningrado more awful than I had thought. The first chapter tells the story of the invasion operation Barbarossa from the POV of surviving German soldiers or diaries of fallen ones. Jones’s book informed me of enough of the military and political context to be able to interpret the horrors experienced by the survivors.

It also discusses the German strategy of starving the city and causing epidemics by shelling and bombing water, sanitation facilities and utilities so the city would collapse and the army would not have to fight in the city to capture it. There are no discussion topics el sitio de leningrado michael jones this book yet.

If you are wanting to hones this fascinating read about a very important date in history than I would highly recommend either the paperback or hardback version.

El sitio de Leningrado, By Michael Jones. While those in position of authority stuffed themselves with delicacies the average person tried to survive on an re bread ration as low as grams.

The personal stories relating the horrors of everyday life for people both micchael Leningrad and on the front lines had a tremendous cumulative effect. The first three chapters explain the war and then Jones starts telling the stories of those trapped in Leningrad.


Apr 02, Jennifer rated it really liked it. At that moment we triumphed over the soullness Nazi war machine! 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.

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. What stands out is the precarious spot in which the Leningraders found themselves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I found it especially interesting that, even given how much history I read, I had never seen a book on this subject leningrad now.

If you ever need reminding of the horrors and atrocities that man commits against other men, then take a read of this. The concert hall, the people, the soldiers, the whole city had found its humanity.

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State of Siege by Michael Jones. A decent account of the siege of Leningrad but with many grammatical errors in the kindle version.

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Jan 09, Jpp rated it really liked it. Please enter recipient e-mail address es.

Aitio added to my app Extraordinarily well-written history. Great book about the daily life, suffering and heroism of the Leningrad inhabitants during the days siege. Aug 03, Jeanette rated it it was ok. If you read this book you will get a picture of a city that was a victim to the extremes.

michae, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The fear, the cold of the winter, of living at degrees, with no electricity, no lenjngrado, no running water. 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. I picked this up from a charity shop and dived straight into it one Saturday afternoon.


It twists and turns the fates of millions of innocent souls into grotesque shapes devoid of humanness.


The most powerful scenes in the book are when the citizens of Leningrad, starving and being led by an emaciated conductor, gathered for a symphony performance while the Nazis listened nichael their trenches. The death toll in the Soviet Union alone leningrafo nearly twenty four million. 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. Many parts written too “dry” for my liking, and some parts where repetitive.

It also discusses the German strategy of starving the city and causing epidemics by shelling and bombing water, sanitation facilities and leningravo so the city would collapse and the army would not have to fight in the c Leningfado excellent and disturbing book about the siege of Leningrad.


This book is very brutal and not for those easily sensitive. Jones does a great job of not holding back and telling some truly horrific stories. They underestimated our voracious hunger for life.

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