Shelling of Mainila

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Event.png Shelling of Mainila(False flag attack,  casus belli) Rdf-icon.png
Date November 26, 1939
Blamed on Finland
Description A false flag used to launch the Winter War.

Consequences

The Soviet Union renounced its non-aggression pact with Finland, and on November 30, 1939, launched the first offensives of the Winter War.

The Germans carried out another false flag in 1939, the Gleiwitz Incident, used as a casus belli for attacking Poland.

 

The Official Culprit

Name
Finland


References


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