Finland In The Second World War

Finland In The Second World War

by Olli Venvilainen
     
 

This book describes the struggle for power between two totalitarian dictatorships in the north of Europe and the battle for survival of a small nation caught between them. In the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland successfully fought off a Soviet invasion. Then, with no one to turn to but Germany, it became the only democratic state in the Axis powers. Ultimately, it

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This book describes the struggle for power between two totalitarian dictatorships in the north of Europe and the battle for survival of a small nation caught between them. In the Winter War of 1939-40, Finland successfully fought off a Soviet invasion. Then, with no one to turn to but Germany, it became the only democratic state in the Axis powers. Ultimately, it succeeded in extricating itself from the war and, despite the shadow of Russia looming over it, averted a communist takeover.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333801499
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/03/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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