Winter War

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Winter War

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(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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Sander is also the author of several books about the Baltic region, including, most recently, The Hundred Day Winter War, about the 1939-40 Soviet-Finnish War. Sander was recently artist in residence at the Aland Museum.
Baryshnikov, "The Soviet-Finnish War of 1939-1940," Soviet Studies in History, 29 (1990-91), pp.
The most original contributions in this section come from Manfred Menger, who discusses the waning enthusiasm of Finnish forces in their assault on Leningrad (the Finns were German "allies" following the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-40); and Klaus Schonherr, who examines Turkey's ambiguous position of "neutrality" as it was caught between the Axis and Allied powers.
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