Episode 158-Leningrad under Siege

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Posted On March 12, 2016

The people of Leningrad take an affront to Nazi Germany invading their country. The men volunteer in droves for military service, the women are sent off to dig trenches. Though many of the men will die that summer of 1941, the Soviet Red Banner Baltic Fleet will undergo its own “Dunkirk” as a fleet of 228 vessels flee from Tallinn, Estonia, facing shore batteries, Finnish torpedo boats and miles of mines.

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The History of WWII Podcast is produced and narated by Ray Harris Jr. Ray has a degree in history from James Madison University.

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