WWII Losses - Help

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  1. Hero of Crappy Town

    Hero of Crappy Town Collegiate Registrar (14th class)

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    http://www.russiablog.org/2009/07/poisonous_myths_of_the_eastern.php

    This is the standard breakdown that is given by Krivosheev and others that you are probably familiar with. It says there were 4.1 million excess deaths in occupied territories attributed mainly to malnutrition, 3.0 excess deaths mainly attributed to malnutrition in unoccupied USSR, and 7.4 million deaths destroyed be the occupier in direct action.

    I would like to ask if anyone knows in which of these categories are 0.8-1 million civilian dead in Leningrad, mainly due to malnutrition, counted? Are they in the 7.4 million, or the 3.0 million, or even the 4.1 million?
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    Hero of Crappy Town Collegiate Registrar (14th class)

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    You can read the figures being given here in context (link to source):




    It seems from this that the dead in Leningrad are not counted in the 7.4 or the 4.1 million figure given in the table. Can someone who can read Russian confirm it is indeed clear that Krivosheev is speaking here about the deaths in Leningrad as something that should be added to the count he gives in the table? That is, that his "Преднамеренно истреблено" refer only to those deliberately destroyed in the occupied USSR, but not to those deliberately destroyed in unoccupied Leningrad?

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