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Guerrilla warfare is naturally more suited to certain types of terrain. Finland, for example, was able to make effective tactical use of bottlenecks between lakes and dense forests in its wars with the Soviet Union.[61] The common assumption is that, being largely flat and too small to offer defense in depth, the Baltic States offer good prospects for mechanized forces to advance rapidly. However, this is a generalization that overlooks the fact that these states do have geographical features that can be exploited by well-prepared irregular fighters. The region has 7,000 lakes, numerous peat bogs, marshes, swamps and a multitude of rivers. A third of the land is forested, which in Latvia alone covers 54% of its territory.[62] An earlier analysis of Baltic States’ defensibility noted that “Densely wooded areas, lakes, streams and marshlands often make the off-road movement ...

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