Lost Karelia

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Abandoned village in Karelia, Russia (part of former Finland) Heartbreaking.

Abandoned village in Karelia, Russia (part of former Finland) Heartbreaking.

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.

Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer 1944. photo from War Archives (SA) Finland

Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer 1944. photo from War Archives (SA) Finland

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

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

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

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

Nearly a half million Finns were forced to evacuate in the Winter War 1939-1940.Escape the sub-zero temperatures Horse-drawn sleighs allowed to move in the middle of snowdrifts. - Lähes puoli miljoonaa suomalaista joutui evakkoon talvisodassa 1939-1940. PAKOON PAKKASELLA Hevosten vetämät reet mahdollistivat liikkumisen hankien keskellä. - Finland

Nearly a half million Finns were forced to evacuate in the Winter War 1939-1940.Escape the sub-zero temperatures Horse-drawn sleighs allowed to move in the middle of snowdrifts. - Lähes puoli miljoonaa suomalaista joutui evakkoon talvisodassa 1939-1940. PAKOON PAKKASELLA Hevosten vetämät reet mahdollistivat liikkumisen hankien keskellä. - Finland

Viipuri

Viipuri

Aatto Aaltoasen sotakuvakokoelmasta. Viipuri Castle 1940's. My mothers roots are in Viipuri.

Aatto Aaltoasen sotakuvakokoelmasta. Viipuri Castle 1940's. My mothers roots are in Viipuri.

Wyborg Castle, Finnland

Wyborg Castle, Finnland

Johannes. Carelia (Finland)

Johannes. Carelia (Finland)


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