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Pages: 34. Chapters: Battles and operations of the Continuation
War, Battles and operations of the Winter War, Naval battles
involving Finland, Vyborg-Petrozavodsk Offensive, Battle of
Tali-Ihantala, Operation Silver Fox, Battle of Raate Road,
Operation Arctic Fox, Naval Detachment K, Battle of Ilomantsi,
Naval warfare in the Winter War, Operation Platinum Fox, Battle of
Someri, Battle of Honkaniemi, Battle of Hanko, Battle of
Suomussalmi, Battle of Nietjarvi, Battle of Kelja, Raid on Kirkenes
and Petsamo, Battle of Vyborg Bay, Battle of Suursaari, Battle of
Rovaniemi, Battle of Tornio, Battle of Vuosalmi, Battle of Summa,
Battle of Tolvajarvi, Bomarsund, Aland, Battle of Petsamo, Battle
of Kollaa, Operation Renntier, Battle of Salla, Battle of Tampere,
Battle of Taipale, Battle of Suomenlinna, Operation Nordwind,
Battle of Tienhaara. Excerpt: The Vyborg-Petrozavodsk Offensive or
Karelian offensive was a strategic offensive by the Soviet
Leningrad and Karelian Fronts against Finland on the Karelian
Isthmus and East Karelia fronts of the Continuation War, on the
Eastern Front of World War II. The operation ended in stalemate.
Soviet forces captured most of East Karelia and Vyborg (Viipuri),
and were also successful in drawing further German forces away from
Army Group Centre, weakening the German position in Belorussia to
some extent before the launch of Operation Bagration by forcing
Army Group North to send one air detachment and half-strength
assault gun brigade and infantry division to Finnish help. However
they did not achieve the objective of Kymi River and the
destruction of the Finnish army. This was the largest operation in
scope and scale ever fought in the Nordic countries. The operations
of the strategic offensive can be divided into the following
offensives: Svir-Petrozavodsk (21 June 1944 - 9 August 1944)
Karelian Front In ...
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