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Finland in the Second World War : Between Germany and Russia - Olli Vehvilainen

Finland in the Second World War

Between Germany and Russia

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Published: 10th May 2002
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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.

From Northern Outback to Modern Nation
The Clouds Gather
In the Shadow of the Nazi--Soviet Pact
The Winter War
Finland Throws in its Lot with Germany
Finland's War of Retaliation
A Society Under Stress
Putting Out Peace Feelers
Finland Pulls Out of the War
The Years of Peril
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ISBN: 9780333801499
ISBN-10: 0333801490
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 199
Published: 10th May 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1