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Why was the Battle of Leningrad important?

The Siege of Leningrad was important because it was the largest  city in Russia, it represented the Russian Revolution and was the  former capital of Russia, it had several (MORE)

What is the new name of Leningrad?

  Leningrad is now st petersburg. I looked it up. Have a good day RB
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When was Leningrad named Stalingrad?

It wasn't. They are two separate cities.   As a result of the Communist Revolution in 1917, the Soviets renamed some of their cities to erase the memory of living under the (MORE)

Why did Hitler attack and siege Leningrad?

Hitler wanted Lennigrad because it held a large number of arms factories. He needed/wanted those supplies. It was also the former capital of the USSR and was a symbol of the R (MORE)

Where was Leningrad?

Leningrad is what we know as st. petersburg. It was originally known as St. Petersburg being renamed to Petrograd because it sounded too German. After the death of Lenin the (MORE)

Which direction did germany attack leningrad?

The Siege of Leningrad had its regions surrounded on all sides by  the Finns and Germans. The Finns were in the northeastern sectors  with the German Army Group North siegin (MORE)

How long did the siege of leningrad last?

It started on 8th Sept 1941, and lifting of the siege took place on 27th Jan 1944 - some 872 days after it began.
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Why do a siege?

People used a Siege in Medieval warfare times to capture the enemy. The attackers would surround the castle and let no one in, and let no one out. The Siege would end when the (MORE)