In the Winter War Finland stood alone; other countries offered only sympathy and modest assistance. Finnish ski troops inflicted heavy casualties on the Russian army. Finland's survival against overwhelming Russian forces became legendary all over the world.
Ordinary day in Suomussalmi City in Finland - (the pin via Sisko Sherman • https://www.pinterest.com/pin/79938962113597058/ )
Nälkämaan laulu ("The Song of the Hunger Country") is a Finnish poem by Ilmari Kianto. The lyrics describe the natural beauty of Kainuu, the hard-working nature of the Kainuu people, and their pride of their homeland
Ilmari Kianto portrayed on a postage stamp published in 1974.
Ryysyrannan Jooseppi - Köyhälistötarina Suomesta (Teuvo-Pentti Pakkala on kuvittanut teoksen) - Kianto Ilmari Finland
Written on the door of the toilet. "Natural things are nothing to be ashamed of" Ilmari Kianto, a Finnish author.
Ilmari Kianto, a Finnish author. *Birthday 7 May (1874)* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilmari_Kianto
Kansallis-Kuoro: Nälkämaan laulu Säv. Oskar Merikanto Sov. Jyrki Niskanen San. Ilmari Kianto