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
Lotta Svärd Yhdistys - But despite everything, romance flourished. Boys will be boys and Girls will be girls….
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, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.
Lotta Museum (is maintained by the Lotta Svärd Foundation), Tuusula, Finland. Very interesting displays of Finnish women's contributions in wartime.
Finland Civil Guard VSS Armband
OLD Finland Lotta Svärd Female Civil Guard Dress WW2
[Photo] Funeral of Lotta Svärd member Aimi Knuuttila, Tampere, Finland, 1941
Funeral of Lotta Svärd member Aimi Knuuttila, Tampere, Finland - 1941
28 Badass Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII
Historic Pictures Of Women During WWII - Well protected from the cold weather, a member of Finland’s women’s army, the Lotta Svärd, takes part in air raid precautions practice in 1940
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
Statue of Lotta Svärd by Nina Sailo, 2001. The sculpture is erected by the Lotta -perinneyhdistys ry of Turku Region. The bronze sculpture is the second casting from the Lotta statue in Lappeenranta. The red granite pedestal was manufactured in the carving shop of Loimaan Kivi Oy. The year 2001 marked the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the Lotta Svärd organisation. In 1921–1944, the Lotta Svärd organisation in Finland gave nearly 250 000 Finnish women a chance to serve their…
Lotta Svärd Yhdistys - Lotta medic at work – Winter War