Mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War.

Finnish mothers saying goodbye to their children as they send them off to Sweden so they will be safe during the Winter War

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

sotalapset (war children / evacuees) arriving in 1939 Grandma Lillian too had to flee her beautiful sea port town of Karelia when the Russians invaded.

Children being sent to Sweden during the WW2.  Kuva   Museovirasto historiallinen kuva-arkisto.

Sotalapset - Children being sent to Sweden during the Kuva Museovirasto historiallinen kuva-arkisto.

Photo of #Finnish evacuee. Used in the documentary film Sotalapset (War Children)

Photo of Finnish evacuee . Used in the documentary film Sotalapset (War Children) - Finland

A mother and her children take cover during a Russian air raid. Tammisaari, Finland, 1940. foto Carl Mydans.

A mother and her children take cover during a Russian air raid. Tammisaari Finland 1940 photo by Carl Mydans Life Magazine

Name tag for #Finnish child being evacuated to #Sweden.  My mom was evacuated to Sweden during wartime.

Name tag for Finnish child being evacuated to Sweden.

Finnish schoolchildren collecting lichens in Kitee during World War I. Lichens were used to treat wounds.  They were also used as emergency food during times of famine in Finland. Photo credit: Pajapellon nurkasta/blogspo

Finnish schoolchildren collecting lichens in Kitee during World War I Lichens were used to treat wounds. They were also used as emergency food during times of famine in Finland photo credit:.

Soviet Finnish War, Finnish Little Children Refugees At Copenhagen In Denmark On March 1940 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Browse WWII: Evacuees And Refugees latest photos. View images and find out more about WWII: Evacuees And Refugees at Getty Images.


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