Wednesday Oct 19, 2022

The Siege of Leningrad: Beyond Barbarossa, Episode 12

The 900 Days of Leningrad's siege saw the greatest destruction in modern history, and the larges loss of life in a modern city. It dwarfed urban campaigns elsewhere in the Second World War by a factor of magnitude. 

This episode links this immense struggle with the rest of the war in the East. 

Map 1: Finnish and Soviet forces on the eve of Barbarossa, 1941 


Map 2: Finnish offensive operations in Karelia, summer and autumn, 1941


Map 3: The siege of Leningrad 


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