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'Victory in Lapland', Finnish soldiers setting up a Finnish flag on the Norwegian border. Lapland War 1945.  **

'Victory in Lapland', Finnish soldiers setting up a Finnish flag on the Norwegian border. Lapland War 1945. **

Finnish children being evacuated to Sweden - Winter War - photo in Turku

Finnish children being evacuated to Sweden - Winter War - photo in Turku

Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS soldiers take part for the field Service of worship in Tampere after they have returned back to home, after 2 year of service on the German eastern front 1941-1943 Unit casualties where 255 men killed in action, 686 wounded and 14. The battalion was praised by many Waffen-SS commanders.

Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS soldiers take part for the field Service of worship in Tampere after they have returned back to home, after 2 year of service on the German eastern front 1941-1943 Unit casualties where 255 men killed in action, 686 wounded and 14. The battalion was praised by many Waffen-SS commanders.

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 1944. photo from War Archives (SA)

Aarne Edward Juutilainen (18 October 1904 – 28 October 1976), nicknamed "The Terror of Morocco", was a Finnish army captain who served in the French Foreign Legion in Morocco between 1930 and 1935. After returning to Finland, he served in the Finnish army and became a national hero in the Battle of Kollaa during the Winter War with Russia. He was wounded three times during World War II.

Aarne Edward Juutilainen (18 October 1904 – 28 October 1976), nicknamed "The Terror of Morocco", was a Finnish army captain who served in the French Foreign Legion in Morocco between 1930 and 1935. After returning to Finland, he served in the Finnish army and became a national hero in the Battle of Kollaa during the Winter War with Russia. He was wounded three times during World War II.

Some of the Finnish troops who took back Viipuri (Vyborg). August 1941.

Some of the Finnish troops who took back Viipuri (Vyborg). August 1941.

#Finnish sotalapset (war children / evacuees) arriving in #Sweden, 1939

#Finnish sotalapset (war children / evacuees) arriving in #Sweden, 1939

Statue of Mannerheim, Helsinki, Finland * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gustaf_Emil_Mannerheim

Statue of Mannerheim, Helsinki, Finland * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_Gustaf_Emil_Mannerheim

The land ceded to the Soviet Union by Finland at the end of the Winter War in 1939. (in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.

The land ceded to the Soviet Union by Finland at the end of the Winter War in 1939. (in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.


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Finnish soldiers during Battle of Tali-Ihantala - 1944.

Finnish soldiers during Battle of Tali-Ihantala - 1944.

Somehow these finnish soldiers found time and will to have a pistol competition during the heavy assault of russians in January 1940 at Kollaa.

Somehow these finnish soldiers found time and will to have a pistol competition during the heavy assault of russians in January 1940 at Kollaa.

Finnish soldiers, who presumably are a part of the 5th Light Detachment (Kev Os 5) "Company of Death"  Summa, 1939.12.20 Winter War

Finnish soldiers, who presumably are a part of the 5th Light Detachment (Kev Os 5) "Company of Death" Summa, 1939.12.20 Winter War

Finnish bicycle battalion advancing towards Tolvajärvi, early at 4:37 in the morning of July 13, 1941.

Finnish bicycle battalion advancing towards Tolvajärvi, early at 4:37 in the morning of July 13, 1941.

Captured armored car on the Raate road

Captured armored car on the Raate road

A soldier at resting at dawn, sometime after fighting off enemy attempt to relieve it's troops surrounded in a "motti". Ilomantsi area, 9 Aug 1944.

A soldier at resting at dawn, sometime after fighting off enemy attempt to relieve it's troops surrounded in a "motti". Ilomantsi area, 9 Aug 1944.

Lieutenant Esa Seeste, Finnish gymnastics who won bronze at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. Note the captured PPD submachine gun. Continuation War

Lieutenant Esa Seeste, Finnish gymnastics who won bronze at the Berlin 1936 Summer Olympics. Note the captured PPD submachine gun. Continuation War

Soldiers of JR 12 resting at farmyard in Ihantala, 11 July 1944, 2 days after the end of Battle of Tali-Ihantala.

Soldiers of JR 12 resting at farmyard in Ihantala, 11 July 1944, 2 days after the end of Battle of Tali-Ihantala.

Corporal Tore Lindgren from Stockholm. He served in Finnish Army from autumn of 1942 to September 1944.

Corporal Tore Lindgren from Stockholm. He served in Finnish Army from autumn of 1942 to September 1944.

Börje Brotell (1922-2009) in Waffen-SS uniform.  He served as machine gunner in the Finnish volunteer battalion of Waffen-SS in 1941-1943, and was wounded to his right thigh on August 15, 1942. After his return to Finland he became platoon leader in assault gun battalion of the Finnish armored division. During Battle of Tali-Ihantala, his Stu-40 (Ps. 531-10 “Bubi”) destroyed four T-34’s and one ISU-152 at Leitimojärvi on June 25, 1944, and two T-34’s at Portinhoikka ...

Börje Brotell (1922-2009) in Waffen-SS uniform. He served as machine gunner in the Finnish volunteer battalion of Waffen-SS in 1941-1943, and was wounded to his right thigh on August 15, 1942. After his return to Finland he became platoon leader in assault gun battalion of the Finnish armored division. During Battle of Tali-Ihantala, his Stu-40 (Ps. 531-10 “Bubi”) destroyed four T-34’s and one ISU-152 at Leitimojärvi on June 25, 1944, and two T-34’s at Portinhoikka ...

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