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

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

Baron Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim  (4 June 1867 – 27 January 1951) was the military leader of the  Whites in the Finnish Civil War, Commander-in-Chief of Finland's Defence Forces during World War II, Marshal of Finland, and a Finnish statesman. He was Regent of Finland (1918–1919) and the sixth President of Finland (1944–1946).

Baron Gustaf Mannerheim military leader of Whites in Finnish Civil War, Commander-in-chief of Finland's defence forces during World War II, Marshal of Finland, Finnish statesman and President of Finland

Jean Sibelius with his wife Aino and the previous President of Finland, Mannerheim, in Sibelius' 70th birthday reception. #Mannerheim #Sibelius

Jean Sibelius with his wife Aino and the previous President of Finland, Mannerheim, in Sibelius' birthday reception.

Finnish grandparents, Finnhorse and Eastern Finland cow ... Grandma P. went back to Finland to visit her family farm in 1945 ... This photo is so much like the ones she brought back (horses, cows, clothes).  The grandma is wearing a huivi (scarf) just like my grandmothers and great-grandmothers here in America did!

Finnish grandparents, Finnhorse and Eastern Finland cow .

Veljekset äidin hautajaisissa heinäkuussa 1942. Vasemmalta luutnantti Viljo Iisalo, luutnantti Tauno Iisalo, luutnantti Aulis Iisalo ja kadetti Pentti Iisalo.

Uskomaton Mannerheim-ristien veljessarja

Veljekset äidin hautajaisissa heinäkuussa 1942. Vasemmalta luutnantti Viljo Iisalo, luutnantti Tauno Iisalo, luutnantti Aulis Iisalo ja kadetti Pentti Iisalo.

Viljami Pylkäs - legendary Finnish soldier - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Viljami Pylkäs - legendary Finnish soldier - pin by Paolo Marzioli

A Finnish soldier on guard duty at the White Sea Canal (January 6, 1942)

A Finnish soldier on guard duty , at the White Sea Canal (Jan 6

War children: During 1939–1945, 70,000 Finnish children came to Sweden. These girls... so blonde. :)

War children: During Finnish children went to Sweden.

Scharführer Ahti Pio 17 years old finnish soldier in SS Viking division.

Scharführer Ahti Pio 17 years old finnish soldier in SS Viking division.

Finští vojáci v jednom z krytů linie Vammelsuu-Taipale během Pokračovací války, Finsko, 16.červen 1944. Finish soldiers in one of the shelters of Camels -Taipale line during the Continuation War, Finland, June 16, 1944.

Finští vojáci v jednom z krytů linie Vammelsuu-Taipale během Pokračovací války, Finsko, Finish soldiers in one of the shelters of Camels -Taipale line during the Continuation War, Finland, June

Helsingin toiseksi vanhin kauppahalli ei urbaanista legendastaan huolimatta ole koskaan toiminut venäläisten hevoskasarmina. Hietalahden perinteinen kauppahalli avautui joulukuussa 1903 ja lukuun ottamatta antiikkimyyntiä vuosina 2003-2012, on Hietalahdessa aina myyty ruokaa. Hallin rakentamista alettiin valmistella jo 1889, mutta tiukan rahatilanteen vuoksi kaupunki joutui siirtämään hanketta ja lopulta halli avautui vasta 1903.

Contrary to the urban legend, Helsinki’s second oldest market hall has never served as horse barracks for the Russians. The traditional market hall of Hietalahti was opened in December and wi…

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