Barents Sea: Willem Barentsz, Winter War, North Atlantic Current, Murmansk, Soviet Submarine K-8, Northern Fleet, Shtokman Field, S Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156401941

Published: August 12th 2011

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Barents Sea: Willem Barentsz, Winter War, North Atlantic Current, Murmansk, Soviet Submarine K-8, Northern Fleet, Shtokman Field, S  by  Source Wikipedia

Barents Sea: Willem Barentsz, Winter War, North Atlantic Current, Murmansk, Soviet Submarine K-8, Northern Fleet, Shtokman Field, S by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 53. Chapters: Willem Barentsz, Winter War, North Atlantic Current, Murmansk, Soviet submarine K-8, Northern Fleet,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 53. Chapters: Willem Barentsz, Winter War, North Atlantic Current, Murmansk, Soviet submarine K-8, Northern Fleet, Shtokman field, Spring bloom, Karelia, Battle of the Barents Sea, HMS Loch Insh, Kirkenes, Vard, Fyodor Litke, Jan Nag rski, Operation Wunderland, Naryan-Mar, Berlev g, Prirazlomnoye field, Honningsv g, B tsfjord, German submarine U-365, Kildin Island, Polar low, Pechenga, Murmansk Oblast, Pechengsky District, Shtil, Sn hvit, Nature and Youth, Gamvik, Volna, Sveagruva, Bug ynes, HMS Warspite, Wider e Flight 933, USS Gato, Barents Region, Goliat field, Grense Jakobselv, Professor Molchanov, Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, Norwegian Barents Secretariat, Icelandic Low, Khodovarikha, Mj lnir crater, EconSimp.

Excerpt: The Winter War (Finnish: , Swedish: , Russian: (trans. Zimnyaya voyna) was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland. It began with a Soviet offensive on 30 November 1939 - three months after the start of World War II and the Soviet invasion of Poland - and ended on 13 March 1940 with the Moscow Peace Treaty. The League of Nations deemed the attack illegal and expelled the Soviet Union from the League on 14 December 1939.

The Soviet forces had three times as many soldiers as the Finns, 30 times as many aircraft, and a hundred times as many tanks. The Red Army, however, had been crippled by Soviet leader Joseph Stalins Great Purge of 1937, reducing the armys morale and efficiency shortly before the outbreak of the fighting.

With more than 30,000 of its army officers executed or imprisoned, including most of those of the highest ranks, the Red Army in 1939 had many inexperienced senior officers. Because of these factors, and high commitment and morale in the Finnish forces, Finland was able to resist the Soviet invasion for far longer than the Soviets expected. Hostilities ceased in...



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