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Tali-Ihantala 1944

  • Genres: Docudrama, Ensemble Film, Period Film, War, War Drama
  • Director:Ake Lindman


For most Finns, the now-legendary military events of August 1944 have not only gone down as historically legendary, but qualify, to date, as the single largest 20th century battle fought on Scandinavian soil. That month, in the western part of Finland's Karelian Isthmus, a cadre of Finnish fighters valiantly fended off waves of incoming enemy forces and successfully protected their country from invasion. The conflict has since become known as 'The Battle of Tali-Ihantala; director Ake Lindman recreates...more