The Order of the Day of the Sword Scabbard, or the Sword Scabbard Declaration, actually refers to two related declarations by the Finnish Commander-in-Chief Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim during World War I and World War II against Soviet control of East Karelia.
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... War by Finland, began at first as a defensive war, but with the Sword Scabbard Declaration Mannerheim had lost the possibility to brand it as a ...
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