The Winter War
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches
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This novel is a tribute to the Finnish soldiers of the Winter War, the 105-day war that followed Russia’s invasion of Finland in November 1939.
Events are seen through the eyes of Martti Hakala, now an old man, who had been a rank-and-file soldier of the 23rd Infantry regiment, a unit drawn mainly from the province of Ostrobothnia. The book depicts what happens to ordinary men under prolonged exposure to violent death and destruction.