HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

Scandinavian Defence Union
A Scandinavian defence union
Scandinavian defence union
between Sweden, Norway, Finland
Finland
and Denmark
Denmark
was planned (but never formed) after the end of World War II. Finland
Finland
had fought two wars against the Soviet Union, Denmark
Denmark
and Norway
Norway
had been occupied by Germany
Germany
between 1940 and 1945, and Sweden, having been a neutral state throughout the war, had still felt its effects
[...More...]

picture info

World War II
Pacific WarChina Pacific Ocean South-East Asia South West Pacific Japan Manchuria & North Korea Mediterranean and Middle EastNorth Africa East Africa Mediterranean Sea Adriatic Malta Yugoslavia Iraq Syria–Lebanon Iran Italy Dodecanese Southern France Other campaignsAtlantic Arctic Strategic bombing Americas French West Africa Indian Ocean Madagascar Contemporaneous warsSoviet–Japanese border conflicts Franco-Thai War Ecuadorian–Peruvian War Ili Rebellion World War II Alphabetical indices A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0–9Navigation CampaignsCountriesEquipment TimelineOutlineLists PortalCategoryBibliography vte World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis
[...More...]

picture info

Neutrality (international Relations)
A neutral country is a state which is either neutral towards belligerents in a specific war, or holds itself as permanently neutral in all future conflicts (including avoiding entering into military alliances such as NATO). The exact nature of neutrality can differ between the interpretations of various countries. Some, such as Costa Rica have demilitarized whereas Switzerland
Switzerland
holds to 'armed neutrality' in which it deters aggression with a sizeable military while barring itself from foreign deployment
[...More...]

picture info

Prehistoric Scandinavia
The Scandinavian Peninsula
Scandinavian Peninsula
became ice-free around 11,000 BC, at the end of the last ice age. The Nordic Stone Age
Nordic Stone Age
begins at that time, with the Upper Paleolithic
Upper Paleolithic
Ahrensburg culture, giving way to the Mesolithic
Mesolithic
hunter-gatherers by the 7th millennium BC (Maglemosian culture c. 7500 BC – 6000 BC, Kongemose culture c. 6000 BC – c. 5200 BC, Ertebølle culture
Ertebølle culture
c. 5300 BC – 3950 BC). The Neolithic stage is marked by the Funnelbeaker culture
Funnelbeaker culture
(4000 – 2700 BC), followed by the Pitted Ware culture
Pitted Ware culture
(3200 BC – 2300 BC). Around 2800 BC, metal was introduced in Scandinavia
Scandinavia
in the Corded Ware culture
[...More...]

picture info

Scandinavian Airlines
EuroBonusSAS Gold Lounge SAS Business Lounge SAS Café Lounge SAS City LoungeAlliance Star AllianceSubsidiaries Scandinavian Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
IrelandFleet size 182Destinations 119[1]Company slogan We are travelers (English)Parent company SAS GroupHeadquarters Solna, Stockholm, SwedenKey peopleFritz Schur, Chairman Rickard Gustafson, CEOWebsite flysas.comScandinavian Airlines, usually known as SAS, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway
Norway
and Denmark, which together form mainland Scandinavia.[2] SAS is an abbreviation of its former full name, Scandinavian Airlines System or legally Scandinavian Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
System Denmark–Norway–Sweden
[...More...]

picture info

Finland
Finland
Finland
(/ˈfɪnlənd/ ( listen); Finnish: Suomi [suo̯mi] ( listen); Swedish: Finland
Finland
[ˈfɪnland]), officially the Republic
Republic
of Finland
Finland
(Finnish: Suomen tasavalta, Swedish: Republiken Finland)[7] is a sovereign state in Northern Europe. The country has land borders with Sweden
Sweden
to the northwest, Norway
Norway
to the north, and Russia
Russia
to the east. To the south is the Gulf of Finland
Finland
with Estonia
Estonia
on the opposite side
[...More...]

picture info

NATO
The North Atlantic Treaty
North Atlantic Treaty
Organization ( NATO
NATO
/ˈneɪtoʊ/; French: Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty
North Atlantic Treaty
that was signed on 4 April 1949.[3][4] NATO
NATO
constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its independent member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's Headquarters are located in Haren, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations
Allied Command Operations
is near Mons, Belgium. Since its founding, the admission of new member states has increased the alliance from the original 12 countries to 29
[...More...]

picture info

Soviet Union
The Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(Russian: Сове́тский Сою́з, tr. Sovétsky Soyúz, IPA: [sɐˈvʲɛt͡skʲɪj sɐˈjus] ( listen)), officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russian: Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, tr. Soyúz Sovétskikh Sotsialistícheskikh Respúblik, IPA: [sɐˈjus sɐˈvʲɛtskʲɪx sətsɨəlʲɪsˈtʲitɕɪskʲɪx rʲɪˈspublʲɪk] ( listen)), abbreviated as the USSR (Russian: СССР, tr. SSSR), was a socialist state in Eurasia
Eurasia
that existed from 1922 to 1991. Nominally a union of multiple national Soviet republics,[a] its government and economy were highly centralized. The country was a one-party state, governed by the Communist Party with Moscow
Moscow
as its capital in its largest republic, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
[...More...]

picture info

Germany
Coordinates: 51°N 9°E / 51°N 9°E / 51; 9Federal Republic
Republic
of GermanyBundesrepublik Deutschland (German)[a] Flag Coat of arms Motto: "Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit" (de facto)(English: "Unity and Justice and Freedom")Anthem: "Deutschlandlied"[b](English: "Song of Germany")Show globeShow map of EuropeLocation of Germany (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)Capitaland largest cityBerlin[c]52
[...More...]

picture info

Winter War
 FinlandForeign volunteers Soviet UnionCommanders and leaders Kyösti Kallio Risto Ryti Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim Joseph Stalin Kirill Meretskov Kliment Voroshilov Semyon Timoshenko[F 1]Strength300,000–340,000 soldiers[F 2] 32 tanks[F 3] 114 aircraft[F 4] 425,000–760,000 soldiers[F 5] 2,514–6,541 tanks[F 6] 3,880 aircraft[14]Casualties and losses25,904 dead or missing[15] 43,557 wounded[16] 800–1,100 captured[17] 20–30 tanks 62 aircraft[18] 70,000 total casualties 126,875–167,976 dead or missing[19][20][21] 188,671–207,538 wounded[19][20] 5,572 captured[22] 1,200–3,543 tanks[23][24][25] 261–515 aircraft[25][26] 321,000–381,000 total casualtiesv t eCampaigns of World War IIEuropePoland Phoney War Winter War Denmark & Norway France & Benelux Britain Balkans Eastern Front Finland Western Front (1944–45)Pacific WarChina Pacific Ocean So
[...More...]

picture info

North Germanic Languages
Insular Scandinavian languages:   Faroese   Icelandic   Norn (†)    Greenlandic Norse
Greenlandic Norse
(†)Extinct Norn was spoken in Orkney, Shetland
Shetland
and Caithness
Caithness
in what is now Scotland
Scotland
until the 19th century. Extinct Greenlandic Norse
Greenlandic Norse
was spoken in the Norse settlements of Greenland
Greenland
until their demise in the late 15th century.The North Germanic languages
Germanic languages
make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages, a sub-family of the Indo-European languages, along with the West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
and the extinct East Germanic languages
[...More...]

picture info

Continuation War
1941BarbarossaBrest Białystok and Minsk Baltic Brody Bessarabia Smolensk Uman Odessa 1st Kiev Tallinn disaster Leningrad Sea of Azov 1st Kharkov Sevastopol Rostov Gorky MoscowFinland Kerch Chechnya1942Lyuban Barvenkovo and Lozovaya Rzhev Toropets and Kholm Demyansk Kholm 2nd Kharkov Case Blue Caucasus Rzhev, Summer 1942 Sinyavino Stalingrad Velikiye Luki Mars Little Saturn1943Iskra Ostrogozhsk–Rossosh Polar Star 3rd Kharkov Bombing of Gorky Kursk 1st Donbass Tidal Wave 2nd Donbass 2nd Smolensk Dnieper1944Dnieper–Carpathian Leningrad–Novgorod Narva Crimea 1st Jassy–Kishinev Karelia Bagration Lvov and Sandomierz Doppelkopf 2nd Jassy–Kishinev Dukla Pass Baltic Belgrade Debrecen Petsamo and Kirkenes Courland Gumbinnen Budapest1945Vistula and Oder East Prussia Silesia Solstice East Pomerania Lake Balaton Vienna Bratislava-Brno Berlin Prague German capitulationv t e
[...More...]

picture info

Lapland War
The Lapland War
Lapland War
(Finnish: Lapin sota; Swedish: Lapplandskriget; German: Lapplandkrieg) was fought between Finland
Finland
and Nazi Germany effectively from September to November 1944 in Finland's northernmost region, Lapland, during World War II. Although Finns
Finns
and Germans had been fighting the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
(USSR) together since 1941 during the Continuation War, the Soviet Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive
Vyborg–Petrozavodsk Offensive
in the summer of 1944 forced Finnish leadership to negotiate a separate peace agreement
[...More...]

picture info

Nazi Germany
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here
[...More...]

picture info

Background Of The Winter War
The background of the Winter War
Winter War
covers the period before the outbreak of the Winter War
Winter War
between Finland
Finland
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
in 1939–1940, stretching from Finland's Declaration of Independence
Finland's Declaration of Independence
in 1917 to the Soviet-Finnish negotiations in 1938–1939. Before its independence, Finland
Finland
was an autonomous grand duchy inside Imperial Russia.[1] During the ensuing Finnish Civil War, the Red Guards, supported by the Russian Bolsheviks, were defeated
[...More...]

picture info

Baltic States
Coordinates: 55°N 24°E / 55°N 24°E / 55; 24 The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics
Baltics
(Estonian: Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Latvian: Baltijas valstis, Lithuanian: Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe
Europe
on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The term is not used in the context of cultural areas, national identity or language. The three countries cooperate on a regional level in several intergovernmental organizations.[citation needed] All three countries are members of the European Union, NATO
NATO
and the Eurozone. They are classified as high-income economies by the World Bank and maintain high Human Development Index
[...More...]

.