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A Frozen Hell

The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940

By William Trotter

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Algonquin Books
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Number Of Pages
285
Publication Date
January 01, 2000
ISBN
9781565122499

A Frozen Hell

The Russo-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940

By William Trotter

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"Masterfully recreates all the heroism, tragedy and drama of a campaign whose lessons deserve far more attention." —General James R. Galvin, former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe

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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Published By
Algonquin Books
Categories
Number Of Pages
285
Publication Date
January 01, 2000
ISBN
9781565122499

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