On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1943

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Soviet UnionSiege of Leningrad

Soviets announce they have broken the long siege of Leningrad by Nazi Germany by opening a narrow land corridor, though the siege would not be fully lifted until a year later
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Two young girls help assemble Soviet submachine guns during the Siege of Leningrad
Two young girls help assemble Soviet submachine guns during the Siege of Leningrad
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