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A. Klinge, "Mannerheim and Blockade: the Forbidden truth about Finnish Marshal"
Material posted: Publication date: 10-08-2017
In 2016 in St. Petersburg was installed a memorial plaque to Marshal Mannerheim. This action caused a storm of indignation not only among citizens of St. Petersburg, but throughout Russia. Really, do Finnish military commander honours victorious from his country? And why some tried hard to install this Board and others equally persistently filled it with paint? This book answers the most complex and controversial issues biography of Mannerheim.

If he was a patriot of Russia? How great the merits of Marshall to our country and is it true that they recognize Stalin himself? Is it possible to separate his life into two periods — the General-Lieutenant of the Russian army and a staunch ally of the Fuhrer — as do his apologists? The role of Mannerheim in the tragic events of the great Patriotic war, and most importantly — the Blockade? Is it true that the love of a Marshal to the city on the Neva was stopped by the Finns on the outskirts of Leningrad? What was the main goal of the Finnish army in the Second world war? Why Finns Leningrad was not bombed and shelled with heavy artillery? Finally, does Mannerheim on a par with Hitler personally responsible for the death of hundreds of thousands of Leningrad?


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