NAGs Forest Brothers

Forest Brothers

Year Formed: 1946
Year Terminated: 1948

Target States:
Russia (Soviet Union)

Ideational Characteristics:

Toppling an Existing Leadership
Secession/Territorial Demand

External Supporters:


Narrative Summary:

According to UCDP/ PRIO dataset there is low activity since 1948 and there is nothing to link them about their termination either. 

NAG Support Dataset Code: 12

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1012


Faure, Gunter, and Teresa Mensing. The Estonians: The Long Road to Independence. London:, 2012. Print.

Fish, Jim. "Grim reminder of Estonia's Soviet past". BBC NEWS Europe. 17 Nov. 2003. 

Herem, Martin. "The Strategy and Activity of the Forest Brothers: 1947–1950." CTX Journal 3.3 (2013): 39-53. Web.

Punga, Olavi. "Estonia’s Forest Brothers in 1941: Goals, Capabilities, and Outcomes". CTX Journal. Vol 3 No 3. Aug. 2013.

Subrenat, Jean-Jacques. Estonia Identity and Independence. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2004. pg 144. Print.