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

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

#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.

Paulaharju Harman aukeilta Isontalon Antti ja Rannanjarvi kahleissa

Paulaharju Harman aukeilta Isontalon Antti ja Rannanjarvi kahleissa

Finnish child evacuees arriving in Sweden - Winter War

Swedish military uniform kv for the Swedish Red Cross, nurse or other Red Cross personnel with Finnish children being evacuated by train to Sweden,

Sotalapsia 1943. - Museovirasto...

War children been evacuated from Finland. most likely to Sweden.

Finnish civilians dive to the ground as sirens warn about approaching Soviet bombers. Apparently there’s no air raid shelter anywhere nearby. Winter War, 1940.

finnish children duck, soviet bombers coming

Finnish children sent to Denmark during the Winter War

II, Finnish children sent to Denmark during the Winter War

The capital of Finland, Helsinki, was bombed several times during World War II but not always by the Germans.  Between 1939 and 1945, the Finnish fought three wars: two against the USSR and one against Germany. The largest raids against the city were the three in February 1944, they were so severe they have been called the Great Raids.

Bombing of Kallio district, Helsinki during the Continuation War / Jatkosota.

Signal dogs of Finnish Army were used carry messages there where phone lines were out of order. February 1940, winter war.

Signal dogs of Finnish Army were used carry messages there where phone lines were out of order. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Antti Rannanjärvi & Antti Isotalo. One man's convicted knife fighter is an other man's freedom fighter.

Finnish gang members, Antti Rannanjarvi and Antti Isotalo

A German father visits with his children before leaving again to war (1942)

A German father visits with his children before leaving again to war

#Finnish war children open up about abuse | Yle Uutiset | yle.fi

Finnish war children open up about abuse

Hei Hoplaa! - Historiaa - Hevonen sodassa vuosina 1939-1945

Hei Hoplaa! - Historiaa - Hevonen sodassa vuosina 1939-1945

Flyktingar i Karesuando, vid gränsen mot Finland, 28 november 1944.

Flyktingar i Karesuando, vid gränsen mot Finland, 28 november

Streets in Turku, Finland

Wunderschöne bunte Straßen in Turku, Finnland - A nice picture from the town I was born!

Twilight near Turku, Finland

Twilight near Turku, Finland

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