Leningrad encircled – archive, 9 September 1941

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9 September 1941: The Germans have cut all communications with the outside world. Leningrad’s fate is thus sealed

Myth and tragedy at the siege of Leningrad – gallery

On the German frontier, September 8
German spokesmen say that Leningrad has not yet been subjected to the full force of the German offensive. They explain that what is meant when it is said that the encirclement is complete is that the Germans have cut all communications with the outside world. Leningrad’s fate is thus sealed, “however long its resistance may last.” Military quarters admit that the resistance of the Soviet infantry and artillery is formidable.

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