The Hero City - Leningrad (1968)

Film details

  • Featuring

    David Naden

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1968

  • Type

    Television

Alternative titles

  • Leningrad Alternative
  • Leningrad - The Hero City Alternative

Synopsis

Documentary showing the struggle for survival during the Siege of Leningrad which lasted between 1941 and 1944. Looks at the bombing and shelling of the city and Hitler's attempts to annihilate the city and its people. Also considers the horrifying conditions Leningrad's inhabitants had to endure and how they held out.

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