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Siege of Leningrad


A reserve of food to last the siege of Leningrad.
Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  900 day World War II siege of Leningrad (today St. Petersburg) that took the lives of about 1.5 million civilians
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As a comparison, the atomic bombs dropped at Hiroshima and Nagasaki are thought to have killed about 220,000 people by the end of 1945.
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  • A reserve of food to last the siege of Leningrad.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • His mother’s health had been broken during the endless siege of Leningrad.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Siege of Leningrad [9] , Battle of Stalingrad [9] , Battle of Iwo Jima [4] , D-Day [5] , Luftwaffe [6] , Battle of the Bulge [7] , Bataan Death March [8] , Lend-Lease [8] , Battle of Britain [9] , Battle of Stalingrad [9] , Enola Gay [9]
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