Lapin Sota (1945)

Background On 4-5 September 1944, the cease-fire ended military actions between Finland and the Soviet Union.  An armistice between the Soviet Union and Finland was signed in Moscow on 19 September. Finland had to make many concessions: the Soviet Union regained the borders of 1940, with the addition of the Petsamo area (now Pechengsky District, Read More…