Table of Data Points

Tag : Finland


Viipuri is threatened by Soviet advance.

Read about 'Viipuri' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Viipuri'
1940-02-28Second Line

Soviets break through secondary defensive line.

Read about 'Second Line' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Second Line'

Sweden refuses Britain and France permission to send troops across Swedish territory to Finland.

Read about 'Sweden' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Sweden'
1940-02-231940-03-01Hango Peninsula

Soviet ultimatum to Finland. The ultimatum includes a thirty year lease on the strategically important Hango peninsula.

Read about 'Hango Peninsula' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Hango Peninsula'
1940-02-111940-02-13Mannerheim Breach

Soviets break through the Mannerheim line. Finish troops withdraw to secondary defence lines.

Read about 'Mannerheim Breach' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Mannerheim Breach'

Britain and France plan to send expedintionary force to aid Finland.

Read about 'Finland' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Finland'
1940-02-01Viipuri Bay

Timoshenko attempts to flank the Mannerheim by attacking across the frozen Viipuri bay.

Read about 'Viipuri Bay' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Viipuri Bay'

Stalin appoints Timoshenko commander of Soviet forces in Finland. Soviet forces regroup and prepare for a renewed major offensive.

Read about 'Timoshenko' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Timoshenko'
1939-12-29Lake Ladoga

Finish forces counter-attack succesfully north of Lake Ladoga.

Read about 'Lake Ladoga' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Lake Ladoga'
1939-12-071940-01-08Battle of Suomussalmi

Finnish troops mount successful counterattack on the central front.

Read about 'Battle of Suomussalmi' on WikiPediaDiscuss 'Battle of Suomussalmi'