27 January, St. Petersburg marks the lifting of the WWII blockade.

Drinking Song of Volkhov Front.

The Siege of Leningrad September 8, 1941 - January 27, 1944

The diary of Tanya Savicheva, a girl of 11, her notes about starvation and deaths of her grandmother, then uncle, then mother, then brother, the last record saying "Only Tanya is left." She died of progressive dystrophy shortly after the siege. Her diary was shown at the Nuremberg trials.

Soviet ski troops by the Hermitage Museum in Leningrad.

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