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Lotat talvivaatteissa ja suojeluskuntalainen tornin juurella

Lotat talvivaatteissa ja suojeluskuntalainen tornin juurella

OLD Finland Lotta Svärd Female Civil Guard Dress WW2

Finland Civil Guard VSS Armband

OLD Finland Lotta Svärd Female Civil Guard Dress WW2

In Finland during World War II, some 242,000 women join Lotta-Svard (named for a fictional Finnish battlefield heroine), making the female paramilitary group the largest volunteer organization in the world.

In Finland during World War II, some women join Lotta-Svard (named for a fictional Finnish battlefield heroine), making the female paramilitary group the largest volunteer organization in the world. My aunt, Anna Kallio, was a Lotta :-) She was just

A Finnish lotta, a member of the Lotta Svärd women organisation, watching the skies for Soviet aircraft during January 1940 in northern Finland

A Finnish lotta, a member of the Lotta Svärd women organisation, watching the skies for Soviet aircraft during January 1940 in northern Finland Winter War

Lotta Svärd museum, Tuusula, Finland.  Very interesting displays of Finnish women's contributions in wartime.

Lotta Museum (is maintained by the Lotta Svärd Foundation), Tuusula, Finland. Very interesting displays of Finnish women's contributions in wartime.

SISU: The Lotta Svard was the largest women's auxiliary at the time of World War II. The Lotta's did many things from cooking to air craft look out, sometimes in very dangerous situations.

SISU: The Lotta Svard was the largest women's auxiliary at the time of World War II. The Lotta's did many things from cooking to air craft look out, sometimes in very dangerous situations. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Lotta Svärd – Wikipedia

Lotta Svärd – Wikipedia

Civil Guards Lotta. Lotta Svärd, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.

Lotta Svärd, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.

But despite everything, romance flourished. Boys will be boys and Girls will be girls…. (not my caption)

Lotta Svärd Yhdistys - But despite everything, romance flourished. Boys will be boys and Girls will be girls….

Members of Lotta Svärd serving Finnish Air Force. The right one is daughter of Major General Wallenius. Lappeenranta, December 19, 1939.

Members of Lotta Svärd serving Finnish Air Force during winter war (FIN-RUS). The right one is daughter of Major General Wallenius.

Finland Finnish  Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd Blue Cross

Finland Civil Guard VSS Armband

Finland Finnish Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd Blue Cross

Lotta Svärd volunteer Ellen Kiuru posing at an air raid warning post in Lahdenpohja, Finland. July 11th, 1942. [3000 x 1987]

Lotta Svärd volunteer Ellen Kiuru posing at an air raid warning post in Lahdenpohja, Finland. July [[MORE]] DeliciousGlue: Lotta Svärd was a Finnish voluntary auxiliary paramilitary.

Lotta with Horse (the Finnish Army relied on thousands of horses for transport, these tied up a great number of personnel, by 1939 most of whom were Lottas)

Lotta Eeva Jokela and friend - Lotta Svärd was a Finnish women’s voluntary military organisation which performed auxiliary defence work between 1921 and - Finnish horse

Finnish women of the Lotta Svärd voluntary auxiliary paramilitary organization prepare food for Finnish conscripts in a clearance camp shortly after the start of the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War. Kainuu, Finland. July 1941.

Finnish women of the Lotta Svärd voluntary auxiliary paramilitary organization prepare food for Finnish conscripts in a clearance camp shortly after the start of the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War.

Lotta Svärd badge - Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - The Lotta Svärd emblem designed by Eric Wasström in 1921. It includes four heraldic roses and a swastika. The swastika motif was inspired by a symbol of luck that decorated the first aircraft in the Finnish Defence Forces, which was donated by the Swedish Count Eric von Rosen in 1918.

Lotta Svärd badge - Lotta Svärd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - The Lotta Svärd emblem designed by Eric Wasström in 1921. It includes four heraldic roses and a swastika. The swastika motif was inspired by a symbol of luck that decorated the first aircraft in the Finnish Defence Forces, which was donated by the Swedish Count Eric von Rosen in 1918.

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