Hitler hated the city for being the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and thought I should "cease to exist." This preferred the siege assault and that his intention was to let three million people died of starvation to reduce costs of the war.

Between September 1941 and January 1944, Leningrad, now St. Petersburg's was subjected to a cruel fight wear and resistencia.Hitler hated this city for being the cradle of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 "should cease to exist" . To do so he decided to besiege, throwing thousands of incendiary bombs to destroy food stores and let their three million people died of starvation to reduce the costs of the war. His blockade lasted 872 days, one of the most protracted and cruel history sites in which half of the population died of cold and hunger or under the bombs, mostly women and children and the men were in the front of the Great Patriotic War, as they call here the Second World War. A totally unexpected event and the USSR signed a mutual nonaggression treaty with the Third Reich. Given such a dramatic situation, the Soviets drew the Road of Life, a strategic military transport artery connecting Leningrad with the eastern shore of Lake Ladoga under his control.Un vital corridor for survival and only communication with the rest of the country ....