Nurses caring for wounded soldiers in a Finnish hospital. Winter War

Nurses caring for wounded soldiers in a Finnish hospital.

Lotta Svärd was a Finnish women’s voluntary military organisation which performed auxiliary defence work between 1921 and 1944.

Lotta Svärd was a Finnish women’s voluntary military organisation which performed auxiliary defence work between 1921 and

Lotta Svärd badge - Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - The Lotta Svärd emblem designed by Eric Wasström in 1921. It includes four heraldic roses and a swastika. The swastika motif was inspired by a symbol of luck that decorated the first aircraft in the Finnish Defence Forces, which was donated by the Swedish Count Eric von Rosen in 1918.

Lotta Svärd badge - Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - The Lotta Svärd emblem designed by Eric Wasström in 1921. It includes four heraldic roses and a swastika. The swastika motif was inspired by a symbol of luck that decorated the first aircraft in the Finnish Defence Forces, which was donated by the Swedish Count Eric von Rosen in 1918.

Lotta field kitchen

Lotta Svärd Yhdistys - Lotta Field Kitchen in operation – this unit is from Oulo

K4 TSLM Pikkulottia tiskaamassa

K4 TSLM Pikkulottia tiskaamassa

Left rear. Eeva Jokela, Sylvi Ilomäki, Eila Vähäkainu, Hilja Ojaniemi and Tyyne Väisänen. Front - Laina Nummi and Liisa Savolainen

Left rear. Eeva Jokela, Sylvi Ilomäki, Eila Vähäkainu, Hilja Ojaniemi and Tyyne Väisänen. Front - Laina Nummi and Liisa Savolainen

Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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lotat_tn.jpg (150×200)

Lotta Svärd Yhdistys - Lotta Svärd- telephone exchange operator

Lotta Svärd was the most important organisation for women in Finnish history and the worlds largest women’s paramilitary national defence force

Evacuation of Rovaniemi, 1944, a Finnish Lotta serving porridge to evacuees.

Evacuation of Rovaniemi, a Finnish Lotta serving porridge to evacuees.

Helsinki, Finland

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