A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940
In 1939, tiny Finland waged war-the kind of war that spawns legends-against the mighty Soviet Union, and yet their epic struggle has been largely ignored. Guerrillas on skis, heroic single-handed attacks on tanks, unfathomable endurance, and the charismatic leadership of one of this century's true military geniuses-these are the elements of both the Finnish victory and a gripping tale of war.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cwhouston - LibraryThing
This is a very interesting book about a conflict which today is little remembered outside Finland. The opening chapters present a 'potted' history of Finland up until WWII, which then serve as a ... Read full review
A frozen hell: the Russo-Finnish winter war of 1939-1940User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This history is a well-balanced blend of narrative and analysis. Trotter's overt sympathy for the justice of Finland's cause does not blind him to the justified fear of Nazi Germany that led Russia to ... Read full review