The Second Great War No. 59

4 FINNISH TROOPS EMBARK FOR THE ATTACK O N SORTA V ALA At the end of August 1941 the Finns recaptured Sortavala, on Lake Ladoga, from the Russians. By the close of the month Viipuri had been .reoccupied, and soon the whole of the territory ceded to Russia under compulsion in March 1940 had been recovered. But M annerheim did not halt in the ‘holy war 1 which he had proclaimed on June 28, and his troops pushed on into Russian provinces. Photo, Sport tfc General'
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