Finnish Civil War

Collection of images & stories about the Civil War in Finnland 27 Jan - 15 May 1918
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Vintage poster--Pallastunturi, Suomi, Finland

Vintage poster--Pallastunturi, Suomi, Finland

Verna Erikson .  One of the few women enrolled in the University of Technology, Verna was about 24 when this photo was taken.  She was part of an underground White resistance group of women who transported arms and participated in the fighting.  A month after the war’s end in May 1918, Verna was among the women awarded the Order of the Cross of Liberty.

Verna Erikson . One of the few women enrolled in the University of Technology, Verna was about 24 when this photo was taken. She was part of an underground White resistance group of women who transported arms and participated in the fighting. A month after the war’s end in May 1918, Verna was among the women awarded the Order of the Cross of Liberty.

David “Chim" Seymour Guns in a Bathroom, Spain, During the Civil War c.1936

David “Chim" Seymour Guns in a Bathroom, Spain, During the Civil War c.1936

Tuntematon Punaisia / Unknown Red Soldiers, Finnish Civil War, 1918

Tuntematon Punaisia / Unknown Red Soldiers, Finnish Civil War, 1918

Female Finnish Red Guards during the Finnish Civil War 1918.  Maids from Ruovesi.

Female Finnish Red Guards during the Finnish Civil War 1918. Maids from Ruovesi.

Tampere - Finnish Civil War 1918 - Red Guard Prisoners on Tampere tori (square)?

Tampere - Finnish Civil War 1918 - Red Guard Prisoners on Tampere tori (square)?

The Warfare Historian: Finland's Civil War 1918: Red & White Suomi and the Kinship Wars, 1918-1922 - 'White Volunteers'

The Warfare Historian: Finland's Civil War 1918: Red & White Suomi and the Kinship Wars, 1918-1922 - 'White Volunteers'

Civil War - Red women soldiers. Punakaartilaisnaisia 1918

Civil War - Red women soldiers. Punakaartilaisnaisia 1918

German troops advancing on Helsinki (Finnish Civil War). The upper sign says in swedish "Ladugården", better know as "Latokartano" (part of Viikki), Helsinki. i LIVE NEAR BY THIS PLACE. aREA IS STILL FULL OF LITTLE MARKS THAT CiVIL WaR LEfT BEHIND.

German troops advancing on Helsinki (Finnish Civil War). The upper sign says in swedish "Ladugården", better know as "Latokartano" (part of Viikki), Helsinki. i LIVE NEAR BY THIS PLACE. aREA IS STILL FULL OF LITTLE MARKS THAT CiVIL WaR LEfT BEHIND.

Machine Gunners  Suomen sisällissota  Finnish Civil War    photo credit:vapriiki

Machine Gunners Suomen sisällissota Finnish Civil War photo credit:vapriiki


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