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Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer 1944. photo from War Archives (SA)

Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer photo from War Archives (SA) Finland

A Finnsih family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar Sirpa: This could have been my mother's or father's family. I have many stories of their departure during the winter war.

Evakkoon lähtijöitä. Talvisota 1939-40. People being evacuated. Winter War 1939-40.

Evakkoon lähtijöitä. Talvisota 1939-40. People being evacuated. Winter War 1939-40.

Mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War.

Finnish mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War.

SUOMI_101.jpg - Sotalapsia 1943. - Museovirasto historiallinen kuva-arkisto. - Julkaistu myös:Siirtolaisuus- Migration 1990:2 kansikuvana.

War children been evacuated from Finland. most likely to Sweden.

Escorting nursery children from an air raid shelter in 1942

Children from nursery leaving air raid shelter 1942

Alkuperäinen kuvateksti: Evakkoja Helsingin asemalla pari minuuttia ennen pommitusta.

Alkuperäinen kuvateksti: Evakkoja Helsingin asemalla pari minuuttia ennen pommitusta.

Evacuation of the population in Helsinki Bus Station the 7th of February 1944 || Evakuointia linja-autoilla Helsingissä 7. helmikuuta 1944.

Evacuation of the population in Helsinki Bus Station the of February 1944

Swedish military uniform m/1942 kv for the Swedish Red Cross, nurse or other Red Cross personnel with Finnish children being evacuated by train to Sweden, 1945.

Swedish military uniform kv for the Swedish Red Cross, nurse or other Red Cross personnel with Finnish children being evacuated by train to Sweden,

Sotalapsia. Kuva ruotsalaisen lehden...

Sotalapsia. Kuva ruotsalaisen lehden...

Evakkomatkalla. Talvisota 1939-40. -...

Evakkomatkalla. Talvisota 1939-40. -...