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Finland"s war years, 1939-1945

Kristina Nyman

Finland"s war years, 1939-1945

a list of books and articles concerning the winter war and the continuation war, excluding literature in Finnish and Russian.

by Kristina Nyman

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Published by Society of Military History in Helsinki .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination259p.
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13694479M

  The ‘Winter War’ of or the Russo-Finnish War was fought between the Soviet Union and Finland. The Soviet Union claimed parts of Finnish territory mainly to create a . the Massachusetts General Hospital) Panzer-Divisions at War (Images of War) Jenny's Winter Walk: A Kids Yoga Winter Book The Winter Garden (Plants and Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record, No 4, Winter ) The winter-harvest manual: Farming the back side of.

"FINLAND'S WAR OF CHOICE: The Troubled German-Finnish Coalition in World War II", by author Henrik Lunde deals with what the Finns call the "Continuation War", their war against the Soviet Union at the side of the Germans from , as well as the Finns' expulsion of those German troops from their country in /5(96). During the years Finland was engaged in the Winter War and the Continuation War against the Soviet Union. The Finnish Air Force had to fight against a massively superior force from the very outset of the Winter War on the 30th November In the first two days of that war more than 10 enemy aircraft were shot down.

- Explore orefinn's board "Finland's Winter War" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Finland, War and Wwii pins. of the war was transformed to the financing of the war reparations, the compen-sations due to the war and the settlement of the homeless people. The paper has drawn on the findings of the Studies of the Economic Growth of Finland and other sources and can be seen as a sequel to a previous article on the Finnish war econo-my between – 2.


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Finland"s war years, 1939-1945 by Kristina Nyman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Finland at War: the Winter War is the premiere English-language history of the fighting performance of the Finns, drawing on first-hand accounts and previously unpublished photographs to explain just how they were able to perform military feats that nearly defy belief/5(26).

Get this from a library. Finland's war years, a list of books and articles concerning the winter war and the continuation war, excluding literature in Finnish and Russian. [Kristina Nyman]. The amazing story of Finland in World War II, A soldier with a pack Reindeer, on slippery ice, near the tiny village of Nautsi, in northern Lapland, Finland, on Octo For most of Finland’s history, the country had lived on the periphery of world events, but for a few weeks during the winter ofFinland stood at.

Finland participated in the Second World War, twice battling the Soviet Union, and then against Nazi relations with the Soviet Union changed during the war, Finland was placed in the unusual situation of being for, then against and then for the overall interests of the Allied powers.

The first two major conflicts in which Finland was directly involved were the defensive Winter War. A selection of the Military Book Club: “A solid operational analysis” from “an established scholar of the Scandinavian theater” (Publishers Weekly).

This book describes the odd coalition between Germany and Finland in World War II and their joint military operations from to Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars –45 (General Military) Book 2 of 2 in the Finland at War Series.

I did displays in North America Canada and U.S for a number of years from to on this war. Very little English publications have been written on the Continuation War/5(26). Finland's war years a list of books and articles concerning the Winter War and the Continuation War, excluding literature in Finnish and Russian.

description Object description. Pbk. Show more. Object details Finlands war years Books Related period Second World. Invaded by Stalin before World War II, Finland held out for months and inflicted huge losses on the invaders, but she was eventually crushed by the weight of Soviet numbers.

When Germany invaded the USSR in the Finns fought alongside the Wehrmacht Finland's fight to defend her independence earned this tiny nation of just 3 million people a /5. The Russian Civil War () marked the creation of the Soviet Red Army and served as the basis for the Soviet strategy and doctrine that prevailed until World War II.

The Civil War blended the political and military aspects of warfare in a much different manner than was applied in the First World : Gregory J Bozek. Russo-Finnish War (Novem –Ma ), also called the Winter War, war waged by the Soviet Union against Finland at the beginning of World War II, following the conclusion of the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact (Aug ).

Learn more about the Russo-Finnish War in this article. The Winter War was a war between the Soviet Union (USSR) and began with a Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 Novemberthree months after the outbreak of World War II, and ended three and a half months later with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March Despite superior military strength, especially in tanks and aircraft, the Soviet Union suffered severe losses and initially Location: Eastern Finland.

How Finland Lost World War II to the Soviets, But Won Peace. Inthe Finns had the upper hand. Four years later, the Evil Empire struck back. The Finnish army was one of the smallest in Europe and the Red Army expected little opposition.

But the Soviet invasion found the Finns well-prepared; and they turned to their advantage the sub-zero temperatures and deep snow which in any cased favoured a defensive. The main Finnish defence, the Mannerheim Line, held until 12 Februaryalthough once it was breached there was Infantry regiments: each 3.

His first Osprey book was the ground-breaking Men-at-Arms ‘Chinese Civil War Armies '. He lives in Lincolnshire. Brent Snodgrass' interest in Finland began with the collection of militaria from the region, which grew into 12 years of research into Finnish military history.

Finland at War: The Winter War is the first of a planned a two-volume set covering Finland's military campaigns during the Second For those not keen on reading over-long reviews, or those who just want a distilled opinion, let me say this: Five stars, fantastic, a tour de force, buy it, go ye now and acquire this book/5.

The military history of Finland during World War II encompasses three major conflicts. The first two of these – the defensive Winter War in –, and the Continuation War alongside the Axis Powers in – – were waged against the Soviet Union. The third one, the Lapland War in –, followed the signing of an armistice agreement with the Allied Powers, which stipulated.

Get this from a library. Finland at War: the winter war [Vesa Nenye; Peter Munter; Toni Wirtanen] -- "The story of the 'Winter War' between Finland and Soviet Russia is a dramatic David versus Goliath encounter.

When close to half a million Soviet troops. I first read this book 15 years ago, intrigued by the cover. It tells the experiences of a fighter pilot and his unit during the two wars between Finland and the Soviet Union It describes the incredible bravery and skill of the Finns, as they fought to preserve their independence from Stalin's empire - an endeavour in which they were 5/5(4).

General Information. War Documentary hosted by Peter Martin, published by Air Force Foundation in - English narration [] Cover[] InformationDuring the years Finland was engaged in the Winter War and the Continuation War against the Soviet Union.

The Finnish Air Force had to fight against a massively superior force from the very outset of the Winter War on the 30th.

This book details the organisation, uniforms and equipment of this remarkable force. Osprey's examination of Finland's involvement in World War II (). Finland's fight to defend her independence earned this tiny nation of just 3 million people a distinct place in history.4/5(1).

Later Mannerheim was promoted to Lieutenant General in the Russian Army and after the Finnish independence inhe returned to Finland and became Marshal and the Supreme Commander of the Finnish defence forces during the Finnish war years of The Insurance Year-Book of Finland for the year Finnish and foreign companies.Finland was Nazi Germany’s co-belligerent in WW2* as being attacked by the Soviet Union inbut only received limited assistance, first from the West (France and UK) and up tofrom Germany.

Finland was the only European country bordering the Soviet Union and still unoccupied by   The Finnish Trilogy Winter War (Vol. 1)» Forums» Reviews Subject: Winter war Skövde Västra Götaland. Gå PÅ! I preordered this game series a lot of years ago because I was interested in the subject and ambition of the designer.

The Winter War rule book contains unit historical special rules and what-if.