Hotel Torni, Helsinki, Finland, designed by architects Jung & Jung in 1928 with 14 stories. The hotel served the needs of air defense during the World War; members of the Finnish women's paramilitary organization Lotta Svärd kept watch for enemy bombe
1940 Olympic games, Helsinki Finland - Summer Olympics
Official Poster of the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, 'XVth Olympic Games, Helsinki Finland, - artwork by Finnish artist Ilmari Sysimetsä showing the legendary Finnish long-distance runner Paavo Nurmi
Finnish Red Guard Prisoners in Helsinki - My Finn Families left Finland to avoid the Russian invasion.
Baron Gustaf Mannerheim military leader of Whites in Finnish Civil War, Commander-in-chief of Finland's defence forces during World War II, Marshal of Finland, Finnish statesman and President of Finland
Itsenäisyyspäivä-Independence Day. The movement for Finland's Independence started after the revolutions in Russia, caused by the disturbances from the defeats of the First World War. This gave an opportunity for Finland to withdraw from Russia. After several disagreements between the non-socialists and the social-democrats about the matter of who should have the power in Finland, the parliament, led by Per Evind Svinhufvud, declared Finland as an independent state on the 6th of December…