November 30, 1939 – the Winter War begins | Ulla Jordan

November 30, 1939 – the Winter War begins | Ulla Jordan

On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union attacked Finland by land, sea, and air, with no declaration of war. Despite being badly outnumbered and short of everything from shells to anti-tank guns, the Finnish army held on for 105 days. The David-and-Goliath story caught the attention of the world and hundreds of foreign correspondents converged…

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