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        Churchill as First Lord of Admirality (National Archives).   In 1930, the Soviets invaded Finland and the first Russian army was wiped out by a relatively handful of skilled biathlete like soldiers- skiing and shooting. It took a much bigger Red Army to dislodge the Finns. But the embarrassment was erubescent […]

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When Finland Defeated The USSR.

March 19, 2010

When borders were falling like flies in the late 1930s in Europe, a conflict was sparking between Russia and Finland. No love was lost between these two people who not only despised each other, they avoided each other. The Russian felt the Finns were on land that should be Soviet and the Finns patted themselves […]

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