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Finnish camouflage concealment for horses during the Battle of the River Kollaa which took place in the Winter War specifically December 7, 1939 - March 13, 1940 and ended with success of Finns.

Finnish camouflage concealment for horses during the Battle of the River Kollaa which took place in the Winter War specifically December 7, 1939 - March 13, 1940 and ended with success of Finns.

Russian-Finnish War 1939-1940 – the Winter War. Life Magazine

The Winter War - English Russia

Interesting news from Russia in English language.

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941 - Finnish horse

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941

These black and white photographs were taken in Finland, ca. 1941 by Barbara Wright, who also worked for the Farm Security Administration . ...

Antti Rannanjärvi & Antti Isotalo. One man's convicted knife fighter is an other man's freedom fighter.

Antti Rannanjärvi & Antti Isotalo. One man's convicted knife fighter is an other man's freedom fighter.

But despite everything, romance flourished. Boys will be boys and Girls will be girls…. (not my caption)

What If-Finland had been prepared for the Winter War? • Axis History Forum

Discussions on the Winter War and Continuation War, the wars between Finland and the USSR.Hosted by Juha Tompuri

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941 - Finnish horse

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941

These black and white photographs were taken in Finland, ca. 1941 by Barbara Wright, who also worked for the Farm Security Administration . ...

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941 - Finnish horse

Black and White Photos of Daily Life in Finland in 1941

These black and white photographs were taken in Finland, ca. 1941 by Barbara Wright, who also worked for the Farm Security Administration . ...

The supply system of the Finnish Army was almost exclusively based on horse-drawn supply convoys since mobility in roadless terrain was deemed vitally important - not that Finland in the 1920’s could have afforted even a modest motorization of it´s forces. Should mobilization of the Field Army be needed, the law forced the agrarian nation to give up most of the civilian horses for the use of the Army.

What If-Finland had been prepared for the Winter War? - Page 6

Discussions on the Winter War and Continuation War, the wars between Finland and the USSR.Hosted by Juha Tompuri

Civil Guards Lotta. Lotta Svärd, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.

Civil Guards Lotta

Mosin Nagant and other military surplus firearms. This site has been the online leader in Mosin Nagant research more many years and is without a doubt the site others are compared to. Finnish weapons, Russian weapons, Soviet Weapons, History, The Winter War, Militaria, and large detailed discussion boards

Finnhorse stallion Eino, born in 1888

Eino 680

I. Ojala, Vuosisata hevosjalostusta Leppävirralla, Keski-Savon Kirjapaino 1998

Victory in Lappland. The Finns hoist a flag at the FinnishNorwegian border after driving the Germans (their former allies) away from Finland, 27 April 1945.

This Day in WWII History: Mar 3, 1945: Finland declares war on Germany

On this day, Finland, under increasing pressure from both the United States and the Soviet Union, finally declares war on its former partner, Germany. After the German invasion of Poland, the USSR, wanting to protect Leningrad more than ever from encroachment by the West—even its dubious Nonaggression Pact partner Germany—began demanding control of various disputed areas from Finland, including part of the Karelian Isthmus (the land bridge that gave access to Leningrad). Finland resisted the…