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Suomen sodissa 1939-1945 menehtyneiden tietokanta

Suomen sodissa 1939-1945 menehtyneiden tietokanta

#Russia vs. #Finland cartoon from the New York Times, 3.12.1939

#Russia vs. #Finland cartoon from the New York Times, 3.12.1939

This Russian soldier sat on the ground and tried to rest his head on his hand. This momentary loss of motion was enough to cause him to freeze in sub minus 40 celsius, the usual temperature in the Finnish forest during the winter 1939-40. Similar remains could be found by the thousands in the frozen forest.

This Russian soldier sat on the ground and tried to rest his head on his hand. This momentary loss of motion was enough to cause him to freeze in sub minus 40 celsius, the usual temperature in the Finnish forest during the winter 1939-40. Similar remains could be found by the thousands in the frozen forest.

Sisällissodan aikaisissa väkivaltaisuuksissa kuolleiden tietokanta

Sisällissodan aikaisissa väkivaltaisuuksissa kuolleiden tietokanta

File:Gustav II of Sweden This Day in History: Oct 24, 1648: Thirty Years War ends http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ Pictures taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Years%27_War

File:Gustav II of Sweden This Day in History: Oct 24, 1648: Thirty Years War ends http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ Pictures taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thirty_Years%27_War

Real armor that used to belong to the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf, and originally worn as part of the festivities surrounding his wedding with Maria Eleonora in 1620.

Real armor that used to belong to the Swedish king Gustav II Adolf, and originally worn as part of the festivities surrounding his wedding with Maria Eleonora in 1620.

When Finnish women emigrated to North America around the turn of the century, the first jobs they found were often as maids/housekeepers. Even though the wages were low it was a chance for them to learn English which was a primary goal for most of them Finnish Maids 1915 photo credit: Ontario, Canada archives

When Finnish women emigrated to North America around the turn of the century, the first jobs they found were often as maids/housekeepers. Even though the wages were low it was a chance for them to learn English which was a primary goal for most of them Finnish Maids 1915 photo credit: Ontario, Canada archives

Christina of Sweden. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King Gustav II Adolph and his wife Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg. As the heiress presumptive, at the age of six she succeeded her father on the throne of Sweden upon his death at the Battle of Lützen. Being the daughter of a Protestant champion in the Thirty Years' War, she caused a scandal when she abdicated her throne and converted to Catholicism in 1654. She spent her later years in Rome, and died there in 1689.

Christina of Sweden. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King Gustav II Adolph and his wife Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg. As the heiress presumptive, at the age of six she succeeded her father on the throne of Sweden upon his death at the Battle of Lützen. Being the daughter of a Protestant champion in the Thirty Years' War, she caused a scandal when she abdicated her throne and converted to Catholicism in 1654. She spent her later years in Rome, and died there in 1689.

Sweden-Russian war, 1700-1721.

Sweden-Russian war, 1700-1721.

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