Finland's war of choice : the troubled German-Finnish coalition in WWII (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Finland's war of choice : the troubled German-Finnish coalition in WWII

Author: Henrik O Lunde
Publisher: Havertown, Pa. ; Newbury [U.K.] : Casemate, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book describes the odd coalition between Germany and Finland in World War II, and their joint military operations from 1941 to 1945. This is a topic often missing in English, though in stark contrast to the numerous books on the shorter and less bloody Winter War. That conflict represented a gallant fight of a democratic 'David' against a totalitarian 'Goliath' that caught the imagination of the world. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henrik O Lunde
ISBN: 9781935149484 1935149482 9781612002194 1612002196 9781612000374 1612000371
OCLC Number: 635489135
Description: 409 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: From flirtation to coalition --
Plans, preparations, and deployments --
Operation Platinfuchs --
Operations in Central Finland --
The Finnish offensives --
Coalition problems and Soviet counteroffensives --
Aborted plans and dashed hopes, 1941-42 --
Front without combat activity --
January 1943-June 1944 --
Soviet summer offensive --
June 9-21, 1944 --
Soviet offensive ends --
Finland leaves the war --
From friction to fighting --
The 20th Mountain Army's katabasis.
Responsibility: Henrik O. Lunde.

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This book explores the unlikely coalition between Germany and Finland in World War II, and their joint military operations from 1941 to 1945.  Read more...

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Like the author's previous work on the Norwegian campaign, this is likely to be the definitive book on the subject for some time to come. * Miniature Wargames * This book rises above just being a Read more...

 
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