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80 years ago on this day, the Winter War began when the Soviet Union invaded Finland. The war was fought in temperatures down to −43 °C (−45 °F). In the photograph, Soviet prisoners of war dressed in new clothes near the Arctic Circle at Rovaniemi, Finland, during the war on 6 January 1940.

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80 years ago on this day, the Winter War began when the Soviet Union invaded Finland. The war was fought in temperatures down to −43 °C (−45 °F). In the photograph, Soviet prisoners of war dressed in new clothes near the Arctic Circle at Rovaniemi, Finland, during the war on 6 January 1940.

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