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LKS 20100312 Talvisodan päättyminen. Suruliputettua Esplanadia 13. maaliskuuta 1940. Aseet rintamalla vaikenivat samana päivänä kello 11. SA-KUVA / LEHTIKUVA

LKS 20100312 Talvisodan päättyminen. Suruliputettua Esplanadia 13. maaliskuuta 1940. Aseet rintamalla vaikenivat samana päivänä kello 11. SA-KUVA / LEHTIKUVA

Female Finnish Red Guards during the Finnish Civil War 1918.  Maids from Ruovesi.

Preparing to the class war in March 1918 in the village of Murole, Ruovesi. Workers from the Siltala-estate. Women worked as milkmaids and cooks for the Red Guards.

The Winter War, Finland WW2. Cry haake palle and let slip the riendeer of war!

Finnish soldiers on skis in winter camouflage with reindeer pulling sleds with supplies. How is that for exotic – Nordic style? The Winter War, Finland. (After Soviet attack – sound familiar?

Outbreak of Winter War-  The bombing of Helsinki - historiaa.

Outbreak of Winter War- The bombing of Helsinki - historiaa. “The Russians start war against our land”

The land ceded to the Soviet Union by Finland at the end of the Winter War in 1939. (in red). This ceded territory totaled around ten percent of Finland's land area and twenty percent of its industrial capacity.

Areas ceded by Finland to the Soviet Union after the Winter War in 1940 and the Continuation War in The Porkkala land lease was returned to Finland in Finland covered an area of approximately sq mi) before the handover

Jewish Finnish soldiers infront of their field synagogue at Svir river during the Winter War. Later during the Continuation War, when Finland fought side by side with Nazi Germany, over 350 Finnish Jews served in the Finnish army with 23 of them killed in action. Two or three were even awarded the Iron Cross (all declined).

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

Winter War evacuees from Karelia Finland Suomen talvisota 1939-1940

Winter War evacuees from Karelia Finland Suomen talvisota

Lauri Allan Törni aka Larry Thorne was a Finnish soldier who fought under 3 flags:Finnish, Nazi Germany,US.Thorne fought against the USSR both as a Finnish soldier and Waffen SS.The Russians put a price on his head during the Finno-USSR war because of his battle feats.Postwar,Thorne entered the US illegally but in 1954 was inducted into the US Army and was among the first to join the Special Forces.Thorne was killed in Vietnam in 1965.He is buried at Arlington Ntl Cemetery.

Lauri Allan Törni aka Larry Thorne was a Finnish soldier who fought under 3 flags:Finnish, Nazi Germany,US.Thorne fought against the USSR both as a Finnish soldier and Waffen SS.The Russians put a price on his head during the Finno-USSR war because of his

Christmas on the Finnish front during WW2 (1939-1944)

[Photo] Finnish Army Lieutenant Aarne Juutilainen and his company holding a Christmas service near the Kollaa River, Finland, 24 Dec 1939

The Winter War The remains of a Soviet column in the Battle of Suomussalmi, central Finland, 7 December 1939 - 8 January Much of the captured equipment was instrumental in assisting the beleaguered Finns in their defence against the Red Army.

A Finnsih family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the Winter War

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar Sirpa: This could have been my mother's or father's family. I have many stories of their departure during the winter war.

Winter War Finland | Map: the Winter War with Russian attacks, Finnish counter attacks and ...

April 2016 ~ Fort Russ News ~ ~ Op-Ed ~ By: Sergey Tokarev ~ [ "The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet .

Evacuees from East-Finland - Evacuation of Finnish Karelia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Evacuees from East-Finland - Evacuation of Finnish Karelia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia- My Mother 7 Father both expertanced the evacuation of the winter war/Sirpa Potkonen-Hristovski

Name tag for #Finnish child being evacuated to #Sweden.  My mom was evacuated to Sweden during wartime.

Name tag for Finnish child being evacuated to Sweden.

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