Siege of Leningrad (December 19, 1942)
Description: A description of the suffering of the common citizens of Leningrad.
Letter from Leningrad (1942)
Description: Olga Berggolts reads her verse over the airwaves of Radio Leningrad, in the heart of the blockaded city. Her verse fortified civil spirit during the crushing famine, and inspired people throughout the country.
Siege is Lifted (January 27, 1944)
Description: This BBC broadcast from Moscow announces the lifting of the siege, and remembers the horrid conditions in Leningrad during the winter of 1942-43.