Authoritative account of Finland's brave defense against the Soviet Union in World War II.* Focuses on the human side of one of World War II's toughest campaigns, fought in the frozen expanses of Finland* The Finns held out for 105 days against the Soviet juggernaut* Contains graphic descriptions of combat
Eloise Engle has also written The Finns in America (978-0822510277). She lives in Washington, DC. Lauri Paananen, a native of Finland, first entered the military service in 1939 at the age of fifteen and served with the Home Guard during the Winter War, surviving at least a dozen bombings of his hometown.
Eloise Engle, Lauri Paananen
Date of Publication
Stackpole Military History Series
Place of Publication
Country of Publication
black & white illustrations, black & white halftones, maps