Lapsisotilaat  Child Soldiers    During the Finnish Civil War both armies used juvenile soldiers, mainly between 14 and 17 years of age, the most famous example being Urho Kekkonen who fought for the White Army and later became the longest-serving President of Finland. The Red Guards also included 2,000 female troops, mostly girls, recruited from the industrial centres of southern Finland.

Lapsisotilaat Child Soldiers During the Finnish Civil War both armies used juvenile soldiers, mainly between 14 and 17 years of age, the most famous example being Urho Kekkonen who fought for the.

Dead child on the street in Tampere. Finnish Civil War, 1918 via reddit

Dead child on the street in Tampere, Finnish Civil War; 1918 Dead child on the street in Tampere, Finnish Civil War; 1918 “ The 1918 Finnish civil war was horrible: about people died,.

Prison camp in Suomenlinna, Helsinki. More than 11,000 people died in such camps due to hunger, disease, and executions.

Finnish Civil War: Prison camp in Suomenlinna, Helsinki. More than people died in such camps due to hunger, disease, and executions.

Leaders of the first Petsamo Expedition – Rovaniemi: 1918. Pictured left to right, front (in the white hat and coat): Thorsten Renvall (CO), Johan Bäckman, Julius Niemura, Jalmari Ruokokoski. Arvi Vinberg and Hjalmar Mehring. Rear: Ellen Id, Elvi Halle, Helge Aspelund, Ester Fogelberg, who is holding the flag created for the expedition by the artist, Jalmari Ruokokoski.

Discussions on the Winter War and Continuation War, the wars between Finland and the USSR.

Civil War - Kuvan takana teksti: "Punakaartissa kaatuneitten ja murhatuitten hautaustilaisuus Lempäälässä Ämmäristin metsässä 7/8 1918".

Civil War - Kuvan takana teksti: "Punakaartissa kaatuneitten ja murhatuitten hautaustilaisuus Lempäälässä Ämmäristin metsässä 7/8 1918".

Devils of Kuhmoinen: "Kuhmoiset Pirut" (Devils of Kuhmoinen) was nickname given by Reds to one of the Suojeluskunta Flying Units lead by Estonian Captain Hans Kalm. The unit gained notorious reputation during the Civil War. Captain Kalm is marked with a small X below his feet in the photo. Photo taken in February of 1918

Devils of Kuhmoinen: "Kuhmoiset Pirut" (Devils of Kuhmoinen) was nickname given by Reds to one of the Suojeluskunta Flying Units lead by Estonian Captain Hans Kalm. The unit gained notorious reputation during the Civil War. Captain Kalm is marked with a small X below his feet in the photo. Photo taken in February of 1918

1918

1918 The Finnish Civil War - Reds vs Whites

Suojeluskunta in Nummi. Suojeluskunta were appointed the White Army of Finland on 25 January 1918.

Suojeluskunta in Nummi. Suojeluskunta were appointed the White Army of Finland on 25 January

Pinterest
Search