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Chronology of events leading up to, culminating in, and resulting from the Winter War. Wikipedia

  • Chronology of events, including Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact negotiations, leading up to, culminating in, and resulting from the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact. Signed in the early hours of August 24, 1939, but was dated August 23. Wikipedia

  • The Aftermath of the Winter War covers historical events and comments after the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union from 30 November 1939 to 13 March 1940. Known as the Interim Peace. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of the Transnistria War

    Chronological list of incidents and other notable occurrences related to the War of Transnistria, including events leading up to the war. Organisation, "Interdvizheniye" (Inter-movement), is formed. That later was renamed into "Yedinstvo" (Unity) - a movement with the aim of defending the interests of Russians living in Moldovan SSR. This movement was against the acceptance of Moldovan (Romanian) as the official language, Latin script for Moldovan SSR and later supported Transnistrian separatism. Wikipedia

  • Winter War

    War between the Soviet Union and Finland. It began with a Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939, three months after the outbreak of World War II, and ended three and a half months later with the Moscow Peace Treaty on 13 March 1940. Wikipedia

  • Naval warfare in the Winter War

    The naval part of the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union from 30 November 1939 to 13 March 1940. Low. Wikipedia

  • Evacuation of Finnish Karelia

    As a result of the 1940 Moscow Peace Treaty that concluded the Winter War, Finland ceded the area of Finnish Karelia and other territories to the Soviet Union. As a result, about 410,000 Finnish Karelians, or 12% of Finland's population, were relocated to the remainder of Finland. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of World War II (1939)

    Timeline of events of World War II in 1939, from the start of the war on 1 September 1939. For events preceding September 1, 1939, see the timeline of events preceding World War II. Wikipedia

  • Aerial warfare in the Winter War

    The aerial aspect of the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union from 30 November 1939 to 13 March 1940. Largely ineffective, and Finnish pilots and antiaircraft gunners inflicted significant losses on the Soviets. Wikipedia

  • Background of the Winter War

    The background of the Winter War covers the period before the outbreak of the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union (1939–1940), which stretches from the Finnish Declaration of Independence in 1917 to the Soviet-Finnish negotiations in 1938–1939. Autonomous grand duchy within Imperial Russia. Wikipedia

  • Soviet prisoners of war in Finland

    Soviet prisoners of war in Finland during World War II were captured in two Soviet-Finnish conflicts of that period: the Winter War and the Continuation War. The Finns took about 5,700 POWs during the Winter War, and due to the short length of the war they survived relatively well. Wikipedia

  • National unity that had been credited with having saved Finland from disintegrating along class and ideological lines under the invasion of the Soviet Union during the Winter War from November 30, 1939 to March 13, 1940. Significant because it demonstrated that Finnish society had partially healed after the Finnish Civil War of 1918, one of the bloodiest civil wars in European history. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Taipale

    Series of battles fought during the Winter War between Finland and Soviet Union from December 6 to 27 1939. The battles were part of a Soviet campaign to overtake the Finnish Mannerheim Line of defence in the Karelian Isthmus region to open a route to Southern Finland. Wikipedia

  • The Winter War (film)

    1989 Finnish war film directed by Pekka Parikka, and based on the novel Talvisota by Antti Tuuri. Set in the Winter War and tells the story of a Finnish infantry regiment from Southern Ostrobothnia fighting on the Karelian Isthmus, focusing mainly on a platoon of reservists from Kauhava. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Suomussalmi

    Battle fought between Finnish and Soviet forces in the Winter War. The action took place from around December 7, 1939, to January 8, 1940. Wikipedia

  • Sweden and the Winter War

    Fought in the four months following the Soviet Union's invasion of Finland on November 30, 1939. This took place three months after the German invasion of Poland that triggered the start of World War II in Europe. Wikipedia

  • Hungarian volunteers in the Winter War

    The Hungarian Volunteers in the Winter War travelled to fight for the Finns after the Soviet invasion of Finland in 1939. For a variety of reasons, volunteers from the Kingdom of Hungary fought on the side of Finland during the Winter War (1939–1940) against the Soviet Union. Wikipedia

  • Simo Häyhä

    Finnish military sniper in the Second World War during the 1939–1940 Winter War against the Soviet Union. He used a Finnish-produced M/28-30, a variant of the Mosin–Nagant rifle, and a Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Salla (1939)

    Fought between Finnish and Soviet troops near Salla in northern Finland during the Winter War. The Soviets had orders to advance through Salla to Kemijärvi and Sodankylä, and from there to Rovaniemi in just two weeks. Wikipedia

  • Summary of the events of World War One in chronological order. Diplomatic history of World War I Wikipedia

  • Franco-British plans for intervention in the Winter War

    During the early stages of World War II, the United Kingdom and France made a series of proposals to send troops to assist Finland against the Soviet Union during the Winter War, which started on 30 November 1939. The plans involved the transit of British and French troops and equipment through neutral Norway and Sweden. Wikipedia

  • Formally a non-belligerent nation throughout World War II, but saw considerable military build-up as the level of threat from the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany increased. Between 10,000 and 20,000 Swedes fought as volunteers abroad, a majority of them in service of Finland during the Winter War. Wikipedia

  • Adolf Ehrnrooth

    Finnish general who served during the Winter and Continuation wars. He also competed in two equestrian events at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Wikipedia

  • Battle of Raate Road

    Battle fought during the Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland in January 1940, as a part of the Battle of Suomussalmi. Sent to aid the 163rd. Wikipedia

  • List of military corps – List of Finnish corps in the Winter War List of Finnish corps that existed during the Winter War, 1939–1940. Wikipedia

  • List of military divisions – List of Finnish divisions in the Winter War List of Finnish divisions that existed during the Winter War, 1939–1940. Wikipedia

  • Komsomolets armored tractor

    Armored continuous track tractor, the T-20 was a prime mover vehicle used by the Soviet Union during the Winter War and World War II. Designed in 1936 at the Ordzhonikidze Moscow Plant no.37. Wikipedia

  • Unit of the Finnish Army during the Winter War. Placed in the reserve of the Commander-in-Chief Gustaf Mannerheim. Wikipedia

  • Russian battleship Gangut (1911)

    Both the lead ship of the dreadnoughts of the Imperial Russian Navy built before World War I and the last of her class to be completed. Named after the Russian victory over the Swedish Navy in the Battle of Gangut in 1714. Wikipedia

  • Continuation War

    Conflict fought by Finland and Nazi Germany, against the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944, as a part of World War II. Called the Finnish Front of the Great Patriotic War. Wikipedia

  • Swedish Volunteer Corps (Winter War)

    The Swedish Volunteer Corps (Svenska frivilligkåren) during the Winter War numbered 9,640 officers and men. Officially non-belligerent during the war, so the Corps was used by Finland. Wikipedia

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