Leningraders remove an inscription on the house warning about shelling


Leningraders remove the inscription on the wall of the house, which warned of artillery shelling of the city by Nazi guns, after the final liberation from the enemy siege.

On January 14, 1944, the Krasnoselsko-Ropshinsky operation of the troops of the Leningrad Front began, during which the siege of Leningrad was completely lifted on January 27, 1944. As a result of the powerful offensive of the troops of the Leningrad Front, German troops were driven back from the city at a distance of 60-100 km and, 872 days after its beginning, the siege ended.
The inscription “Citizens! During shelling, this side of the street is the most dangerous ”in Leningrad on the north and north-east sides of the streets, as the shelling of the city was carried out from the south (Pulkovo heights) and south-west (Strelna) directions.

Photo Information Source:

  1. ru.wikipedia.org

Location: Leningrad, USSR
Photo Time: 1944
Photo by David Trachtenberg

In : 1944

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