The Siege of Leningrad

TitleThe Siege of Leningrad
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsKloft, Michael
Running Time50 min
DistributorKanopy Streaming
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish

In this documentary, historian Anna Reid discusses the first few months of the Siege of Leningrad during World War II. Interviews, photographs, and new documentary evidence based on the files of the NKVD (Soviet secret police) present a horrifying picture of despair, starvation, and cannibalism but also the strength and survival of the people of Leningrad. 

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