Tämä etusivu pysäytti suomalaiset 75 vuotta sitten
”Kaksi lentohyökkäystä Helsinkiin”. ”Maa julistettu sotatilaan”. Nämä Uuden Suomen otsikot pysäyttivät suomalaiset päivää vaille 75 vuotta sitten,
One of the most iconic images of the WinterWar / Talvisota. Abandoned frozen bodies of dead Russian soldiers, abandoned tanks and guns on the Raate Road, Finland after the Soviet 44th and 163rd divisions were encircled and cut off by Finnish troops.
This Day in WWII History: Mar 3, 1945: Finland declares war on Germany
On this day, Finland, under increasing pressure from both the United States and the Soviet Union, finally declares war on its former partner, Germany. After the German invasion of Poland, the USSR, wanting to protect Leningrad more than ever from encroachment by the West—even its dubious Nonaggression Pact partner Germany—began demanding control of various disputed areas from Finland, including part of the Karelian Isthmus (the land bridge that gave access to Leningrad). Finland resisted the…