The Winter War: The Russo-finnish Conflict, 1939-1940, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Winter War

The Russo-finnish Conflict, 1939-1940, 1st Edition

By Eloise Engle, Lauri Paananen, Eloise Engle Paananen


192 pages

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This book on Finland's stand against the Soviet Union during the Winter War remain the most stirring in history. It is of use to the general readers who are interested in the history of Finnish affairs.

Table of Contents

1. "It is Not Possible for You [In Finland] to Remain Neutral" 2. November 30, 1939: "Our Borders are Burning!" 3. Helsinki Aflame 4. Marshal Mannerheim and the "Blitz" at the Karelian Isthmus 5. Russian Panzers-and the State Liquor Board-Go to War 6. The Frozen Hell of Talvisota 7. Russian Bombs-and the Big Sympathy War Rages Abroad 8. The Air War 9. The First Major Russian Offensive in Karelia: On-The-Job Training for the Red Army 10. The Karelia Defenders Counterattack 11. In the Northern Wilderness 12. Inside the Pincer Claws 13. The Mott/ Battles 14. Timoshenko's Offensive 15. The Terrible Decision 16. The Miracle of Kollaa 17. Finland in Mourning 18. Epilogue: Snow Covers the Tracks

About the Authors

Eloise Engle, Lauri Paananen

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General