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16 Facts About Winter War
Period after the Finnish Civil Winter War until the early 1930s was a politically unstable time in Finland because of the continued rivalry between the conservatives and the socialists.
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Winter War claimed that Stalin had little hope for such a deal but would play for time for the ongoing mobilisation.
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Winter War stated the objective as being to secure Finland from being used as a staging ground by means of regime change.
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World War II, which had started before the Winter War, proved more costly for the Finnish merchant vessels, with 26 lost due to hostile action in 1939 and 1940.
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Winter War was released after Stalin's death and returned to Finland in 1956.
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The Continuation Winter War began in June 1941 and led to Finnish participation in the Siege of Leningrad as well as the Finnish occupation of East Karelia.
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Winter War laid bare the disorganisation and ineffectiveness of the Red Army and that of the Allies.
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The Anglo-French Supreme Winter War Council was unable to formulate a workable plan, revealing its unsuitability to make effective war in either Britain or France.
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