War of the White Death

Finland against the Soviet Union, 1939-40


Book Description

  • Compelling account of the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union
  • The Soviets expected to crush Finnish forces in mere days, but the Finns broke the Red Army's advance and held out for almost four months
  • Authentic depiction of frontline fighting in the harshest of conditions
  • Based on eyewitness testimony, war diaries, battle reports, and other records

  • About the Author

    Bair Irincheev is an expert on the twentieth-century history of Finland and Russia. He has also written The Mannerheim Line (978-1-84603-384-1). He lives in Helsinki, Finland.

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