Finland World War Ii, 1939 45

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Finland - World War Ii, 1939 45

The Winter War
The Continuation War
The Lapland War
The Effects of the War

World war ii, 1939-45

For most of Finland's history, the country had lived on the periphery of world events, but for a few weeks during the winter of 1939-40, Finland stood at the center of the world stage. Finland's stand against Soviet aggression aroused the world's admiration. The Winter War, however, proved to be only a curtain- raiser for Finland's growing entanglement in World War II.

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History of Finland, World War II, 1939-45
Military history of Finland during World War II - Wikipedia - Finland - World War Ii, 1939-45 - The
The Importance of Reindeer in Northern Finland during
The amazing story of Finland in World War II, 1939-1945

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