For anyone wanting to know what really happened at Leningrad in World War II, this book is a must.
This book is unlike Glantz's books on Kursk, Kharkov, or Mars in that it is a slim, larger-sized hardback with a lot of photos and color maps.
The book is also full of statistic data and it has plenty of photographs, many of which are very good.
David Glantz is a war nerd, the kind of historian whose idea of a paragraph is a list, usually of generals. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Rick
I found the book to be overly dull. Too much description of what units were where and which would attack. Read Harrison Salisbury for a good book on the siege. Read morePublished on July 30, 2010 by S. Muckala
It gives a living history of the siege of Leningrad, now once again St. Petersburg. It is a beautiful city full of history.Published on July 3, 2010 by C. Dean
For a Russian standpoint on the Eastern Front of World War II, Glantz is the definitive authority and his books the best available sources today. Read morePublished on April 15, 2008 by Dimitrios
Books about the Leningad siege usualy deal mainly with the human aspect of the event, presenting collections of personal accounts and experiences, like Harrison E. Read morePublished on January 16, 2007 by Roberto C. De Berredo