WORLD WAR II, 1939-45

Finland Table of Contents

For most of Finland's history, the country had lived on the periphery of world events, but for a few weeks during the winter of 1939-40, Finland stood at the center of the world stage. Finland's stand against Soviet aggression aroused the world's admiration. The Winter War, however, proved to be only a curtain- raiser for Finland's growing entanglement in World War II.

The Winter War
The Continuation War
The Lapland War
The Effects of the War

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Source: U.S. Library of Congress