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Camouflaging Leningrad in World War Two

Duration: 12 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

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While Leningrad was under siege by German forces, mountaineers scaled the churches and palaces of the city to camouflage their roofs and spires against enemy attack. Monica Whitlock has spoken to Mikhail Bobrov who was just 18 years old when he first risked his life to save Leningrad's heritage. Show less

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