Talvisota – The Winter War – Sabaton History 006

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Shared March 14, 2019

This war is modern version of David versus Goliath. The Sabaton song 'Talvisota' is about the Winter War that took place in late 1939 till the early spring of 1940 between Finland and the Soviet union. Against all odds, and an overwhelming amount of Red Army Soldiers, the Finnish army manage to hold off the Soviet advance for longer than anyone could have foreseen.

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Written by: Markus Linke and Indy Neidell
Directed by: Astrid Deinhard and Wieke Kapteijns
Produced by: Pär Sundström, Astrid Deinhard and Spartacus Olsson
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Sabaton History

This week marks 79 years since the Winter War ended. On 13 March 1940, the guns in Finland stopped shooting after over three months of heavy fighting. The Finns fought better and harder than anyone expected, of course with help from numerous factors. Make sure to check out Indy's World War Two channel, where he covers World War Two exactly 79 years after it went down, in realtime. It's very cool 🤘 -> www.youtube.com/c/worldwartwo

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 414

The 225677th Fragment of the Man-Emperor of Mankind

When you're chilling with you comrades and you hear the snow start speaking Finnish.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 1,187

Harsh Shah

"There are so many Russians, and our country is so small, where will we find a place to bury them all?" -Anonymous Finnish Soldier

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 616

jay0422

Who would win? The entire Soviet Army or Some speedy ski bois

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 564

Federico Vignoli

"(Molotov) said that soviet bombers would drop food supplies and not bombs" But being in a commie state the pilots never saw food, so they didn't know the difference

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 374

Michael Conlin

The Finnish educational system is routinely ranked as one of the world's finest, and heavy metal is a mainstream, as opposed to a niche, genre there. Coincidence? I think not.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 87

Psycho Yoshi

What a testament to brilliant Finnish strategy utilizing their terrain and their enemy who underestimated them. It really is reassuring to know a small but dedicated country could hold off such a massive military power such as Russia. I love the will of the Finn's!

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 306

CopseHill Studios

Simo Häyhä has entered the chat

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 131

Indiana Jones

I like how this episode is falling in with the Word War Two coverage

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 189

Jesse Lopez

Recently at school we had a project where we had to pick a song and tell what it is about, I did the lost battalion. Keep up the great work.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 203

AngRepublika _

Who would win? The Largest Army in the World with 6.5k tanks and 3.8k planes Or Some farmers with skis and weird liquor

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 51

Alexander the Greater

when the snow is speaking finnish when the frozen lakes start speaking Russian

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 89

Eeli Lappalainen

5 hours ago I thought to myself "There will be no Sabaton History for Talvisota because no one remembers Finland". God has listened.

1 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 67

Erin Bunbury

Shows you how much you can get done with enough tenacity and knowledge of the home turf. Always love hearing about the Winter War.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 129

Chris Hope

A soviet commander was marching through finland when he heard "one finnish soldier could take 10 soviet men" so he sent 10 men, never to return. "one finnish soldier can take 100 soviet men" so he sent 100 men, never to return. "One finnish soldier can take 1000 soviet men" so he sent 1000 men, one returned mortally wounded "Don't send any more! There's two of them!"

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 19

Toster

9:34 Mickey Mouse moments before throwing a Molotov cocktail onto the unsuspecting Russian tank

1 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 121

Dave Hoffman

I'm pretty sure the Finns said something like, "A drink to go with the bread" about the Molotov Cocktails.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 17

Ivan Tsolov

I think you could have done the episode merging it also with "White death". You are in the sniper's sight The first kill tonight Time to die! You are in the bullet's way The White Death's prey Say goodbye!

1 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 81

Kathryn Halacy

Motti, stacked firewood just waiting to be set ablaze.

1 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 31

Mlg Sty

If you attack against Finland, you attack against the nature itself.

1 weeks ago | [YT] | 38