Winter War

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Winter War

n
(Historical Terms) the war of the winter of 1939–40 between Finland and the USSR after which the Finns surrendered the Karelian Isthmus to the USSR
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In 1939, the Russo-Finnish War began as Soviet troops invaded Finland.
In the 1930s, for example, volunteers risked their lives in the Spanish Civil War and the Russo-Finnish War.
I thought of him as one of those nondescript soldiers you see in newsreels from a forgotten conflict, like the Russo-Finnish war, perhaps a private in charge of the horses or the latrine.
of Sydney, Australia) provides a comparison of three groups of British volunteers who defied their government to fight in the Greek War of Independence, the Spanish Civil War, and the Russo-Finnish War.
The Russo-Finnish war seemed to offer an opportunity to knock out the reds and to hurt Germany by cutting off its supplies of Soviet raw materials and petroleum in the Caucasus.
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