The Winter War

A large piece of Finnish history but one little-known outside the Nordic country, the Winter War, a conflict fought between the Soviet Red Army and the Finns during World War II, is a fascinating piece of military history that may actually hold useful lessons for modern warfare. Read more here about how the Finns managed to fight off one of the largest armies in the world in 1939-1940 when no one else in Europe could manage that, and what that could mean for tactics today, in icy climes and beyond.


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