Battle of Taipale

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Position of Taipale at eastern end of Mannerheim Line

The Battle of Taipale was fought between Soviet and Finnish forces during the Winter War, 6-27 December 1939. The Finns managed to hold their defensive position at the eastern end of the Mannerheim Line, close to the shore of Lake Ladoga, till the end of the war.

Memorial near Solovyovo (Taipale)

Coordinates: 60°30′26″N 29°00′45″E / 60.507342°N 29.012389°E / 60.507342; 29.012389