The Hundred Day Winter War

Finland"s gallant stand against the Soviet Army
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Russo-Finnish War, 1939
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When the Red Army invaded Finland in November 1939 most observers expected a walkover. Instead, in a gallant stand that captured the world"s imagination, the tiny Finnish army was able to hold off Stalin"s mechanized echelons for 105 days. The author peels away the layers of myth surrounding this Nordic Thermopylae to reveal the conflict in its full military, political, and cultural contexts.

StatementGordon F. Sander
SeriesModern war studies, Modern war studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDL1097 .S26 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 390 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26917398M
ISBN 100700619100
ISBN 139780700619108
LC Control Number2013016109
OCLC/WorldCa818143726

"This book focuses on the Winter War between the Soviet Union and neighboring Finland. The Hundred Day Winter War is a military history focusing on the phenomenon called war and its influence on international politics, as well as on the experiences of the people who participated in the war."--European History Quarterly/5(10).

The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army. When the Red Army invaded Finland in November most observers expected a walkover. Instead, in a gallant stand that captured the world’s imagination, the tiny Finnish army was able to hold off Stalin’s mechanized echelons for days/5.

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"This book focuses on the Winter War between the Soviet Union and neighboring Finland. The Hundred Day Winter War is a military history focusing on the phenomenon called war and its influence on international politics, as well as on the experiences of the people who participated in the war."--European History Quarterly"Delivers new facts via archival research and interviews with vets."- /5(20).

"This book focuses on the Winter War between the Soviet Union and neighboring Finland. The Hundred Day Winter War is a military history focusing on the phenomenon called war and its influence on international politics, as well as on the experiences of the people who participated in the war."--European History Quarterly"Delivers new facts via archival research and interviews with vets."--World.

The Hundred Day Winter War. Indeed the best general interest book about the Winter War that I could find was The Red Army Moves, the gripping memoir by Geoffrey Cox, one of the best of the three hundred some odd foreign correspondents who descended on Helsinki following the Russian invasion, and a book that was a major resource for this one.

“Sander weaves social, military, diplomatic, and cultural history into The Hundred Day Winter War, giving life to the complex interplay of national and international politics that drove the war.” —Infantry “This book focuses on the Winter War between the Soviet Union and neighboring Finland.

The Hundred Day Winter War is a military history focusing on the phenomenon called war and its influence on. The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland’s Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army. By Gordon F. Sander Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas,pages.

Sander briefly covers the Red Army’s evolution during the course of the war. The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army (Inglese) Copertina rigida – 26 giugno di Gordon F. Sander (Autore) › Visita la pagina di Gordon F. Sander su Amazon. Scopri tutti i libri, leggi le informazioni sull'autore e molto altro.

Reviews: 6. Winter War is about the day war of Finland against the invading Soviet Union army at the dawn of World War II. Sniper Tero Toivanent answers the call from his homeland, Finland, when it's attacked by the USSR, which seeks a buffer zone against Nazi Germany.

in this journalAuthor: John Gilmour. Sanders also gives the reader more coverage of the Soviet side than is common, including the effect of the war on the Red Army. A volume in the UPK series “Modern War Studies,” The Hundred Day Winter War gives the reader excellent look at one of the most unique conflicts in the twentieth century.

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The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand against the Soviet Army. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Christopher Rein Published on H-War (September, ) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University) Journalist Gordon F.

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Instead, in a gallant stand that captured the world's imagination, the tiny Finnish army was able to hold off Stalin's mechanised echelons for The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army (Hardcover) by. I have just finished Gordon Sander's book on the war between Finland and Russian know as the Hundred Day War or the Winter War (Talvisota).

Although I have two to three books on this subject in my library this is the first title I have actually read on this conflict/5. The Finns are a proud people, and the book is from the Finnish view so I would not call it % objective.

Plus the book downplayed the Finnish alliance with the Germans, but I gained respect for the tough fortitute of the Finnish winter fighter.

Until a comprehesive military history of the war is written this book is the best avaiable/5(9). Share - The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army by Gordon F. Sander (, Hardcover) The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army by Gordon F.

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When the Red Army invaded Finland in November most observers expected a walkover. Instead, in a gallant stand that captured the world’s imagination, the tiny Finnish army was able to hold off Stalin’s mechanized echelons for days.

Get this from a library. The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's gallant stand against the Soviet Army. [Gordon F Sander] -- When the Red Army invaded Finland in November most observers expected a walkover. Instead, in a gallant stand that captured the world's imagination, the tiny Finnish army was able to.

Buy The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand Against the Soviet Army at A bestseller in Finland, the English-language version of Sander's book draws on interviews with both Finnish and Russian veterans of the war, in addition to a bountiful archive of articles from both the Western and Finnish press, to create the.

Get this from a library. The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's gallant stand against the Soviet Army. [Gordon F Sander]. The Winter War was a war between the Soviet Union (USSR) and began with a Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 Novemberthree months after the outbreak of World War II, and ended three and a half months later with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March Despite superior military strength the Soviet Union advance was halted by on: Eastern Finland.

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