War of the White Death: Finland Against the Soviet Union 1939-40

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On 30 November 1939 Stalin's Red Army attacked Finland, expecting to crush the outnumbered, ill-equipped Finnish forces in a matter of days. But, in one of the most astonishing upsets in modern military history, the Finnish defenders broke the Red Army's advance, inflicting devastating casualties and destroying some of the divisions that had been thrown against them. Eventually, in March 1940, the overhauled Red Army prevailed through the deployment of massive force. The Finns were compelled to cede territory and cities to ...

War of the White Death: Finland Against the Soviet Union 1939-40 2011, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781848841666

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