[Video] Winter War 1939-1940 between Finland and the USSR

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[Video] Winter War 1939-1940 between Finland and the USSR

Postby Lamprecht » 3 weeks 4 days ago (Mon Nov 02, 2020 5:20 pm)

Because Soviet aggression is rarely spoken of in history series of the Second World War, few in the West are aware of the war between the USSR and Finland; The Winter War (30 November 1939 - 12 March 1940), also known as the Russo-Finnish War. This video documentary series goes in depth about the cause of this conflict and the end result.



Winter War 1939-1940 - The Setup DOCUMENTARY
Winter War between Finland and the USSR. The first video will discuss the reasons the war happened, the creation of the Mannerheim line, the troop dispositions and the first moves.



Winter War 1939-1940 - Finland's Desperate Defense Against the Red Army
Our animated historical documentary series on modern warfare continues with a video on the Winter War, as the Soviet Red Army attempts to break through in Karelia and around Ladoga only to meet with the desperate Finnish defense.



Winter War: War in the Arctic
Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the Winter War continues with a video on the battles in the Northern part of Finland, as the Finnish army is doing its best to defend against the superior Red Army in the Arctic and Subarctic regions. The video covers the battles in Lapland and the usage of the motti tactic by the Finns.



Soviets Surrounded - Winter War DOCUMENTARY
Kings and Generals animated historical documentary series on the Winter War continues with a video on the battles in the central front as the Soviet offensive is stopped and the Finns are counterattacking. The defenders managed to surround groups of the Soviet army and the battles around Kitila became crucial. This episode also describes the Finnish motti tactic and talks about the famous sniper Simo Häyhä.



Recommended reading:

Finland in the eye of the storm
https://codoh.com/library/document/finl ... -storm/en/
also: http://archive.fo/UoQgF
and: https://en.metapedia.org/wiki/Finland_i ... _the_Storm

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