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Vyborg, Russia

Reconstruction of the war in 1944

75th Anniversary of the battle of Vyborg. (Soviet - Finnish)


On 9 June 1944, the Soviet Leningrad Front launched an offensive against Finnish positions on the Karelian Isthmus. On the second day of the offensive, the artillery barrages and superior number of Soviet forces crushed the main Finnish defence line.The Red Army penetrated the second line of defence, by the sixth day and recaptured Vyborg almost without resistance on 20 June. (Wikipedia)

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Taken on June 15, 2019