“Marttila used her pencil to record the grim spectacle of a starving city in hopes of preserving the memory the dead.”
ELENA MARTTILA WAS an art student living in Leningrad in September of 1941 when the German army surrounded the city.
“Some disrupted enemy communications, others planted mines and bombs. A few, armed with grenades and Sten guns, even fought as undercover combatants.”
By Greg Lewis
THE SECOND WORLD War was in many ways a women’s war. Not only did females
“Sheltering in the cover of a newly arrived tank, the general gathered with other commanders and determined famously that: ‘We’ll start the war from right here.’”
By Tim Brady
IT WAS NEAR 1:30 a.m. on the morning on the June