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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The brutal Russian demands for reparations after the Winter War would have broken most societies, but Finland looked at the resulting expansion of shipping and heavy industries as a way to transform Finland from a producer of pulp and wood products into a highly advanced industrial state.
This history for general readers and others chronicles the life and military career of Finnish sniper Simo Hayha, known as the deadliest sniper in history; he killed 542 Russian enemies in less than 100 days during the Winter War (the Russo-Finnish War) of 1939-40.
Thus, the Winter War can be viewed as an overall strategic victory for Finland despite the territorial concessions that were made.
In the crisis conditions of the final years of the First World War, the 1918 Civil War, the Winter War 19391940 and the 19411944 Continuation War, many decisions concerning banknotes had to be made in exceptional circumstances.
Joe DeAscanis, CrossFit API owner, CrossFit competitor, and former bodybuilding champion, looks forward to the Winter War competition.
The Winter War is one of those rare novels that leave you wishing there could have been an extra hundred pages or so.
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In 1939, the Winter War began as Soviet troops invaded Finland.
Most contemporary readers have never heard of the Winter War.
Many Finns are wary of their powerful neighbour, having fought the Soviet Union in the Winter War of 1939-1940 and the Continuation War during World War Two.
Which two European countries fought the Winter War in 1939?