VIIPURI

Viipuri, getting to know my Finnish ancestry.
Suomi Finland postage -  0.60 National Museum Helsinki stamp

Suomi Finland postage - 0.60 National Museum Helsinki stamp

The Castle of Viipuri - Finland

The Castle of Viipuri - Finland

The land ceded to #Russia by #Finland at the end of the Winter War. (Shown in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.  As part of the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940 Hanko was leased to the Soviet Union as a military base for a period of 30 years. During the Continuation War, in early December 1941, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko. The Soviet Union formally renounced the lease in the Paris peace…

The land ceded to #Russia by #Finland at the end of the Winter War. (Shown in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity. As part of the Moscow Peace Treaty of 1940 Hanko was leased to the Soviet Union as a military base for a period of 30 years. During the Continuation War, in early December 1941, Soviet troops were forced to evacuate Hanko. The Soviet Union formally renounced the lease in the Paris peace…

Vyborg Market Place  C 1897

Vyborg Market Place C 1897

Vyborg Market Place C 1897

Vyborg, Russia. When this picture was taken, Vyborg was still part of Finland and was called Viipuri.

Vyborg, Russia. When this picture was taken, Vyborg was still part of Finland and was called Viipuri.

Vyborg (Viipuri)

Vyborg (Viipuri)

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Viborg - Viipuri, Alexander Federley (1864-1932)

Viipuri Castle, Karelia

Viipuri Castle, Karelia

Departure from Viipuri

Departure from Viipuri

Viipuri, Kauppatori ja Suomen pankki

Viipuri, Kauppatori ja Suomen pankki

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