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Suomen valloittama alue laajimmillaan Itä-Karjalan eteläosassa sekä  Leningradin ja Vologdan alueilla 1941-1944.

Suomen valloittama alue laajimmillaan Itä-Karjalan eteläosassa sekä Leningradin ja Vologdan alueilla 1941-1944.

The Continuation War ~ 25 June 1941–19 September 1944, was the second of 2 wars between Finland & the Soviet Union during WW II. The Finns froze their offensive 30 km from Leningrad, where the pre-WWII border of the Soviet Union & Finland ran. The Finns did not attack the city but passively participated in the siege by holding their pre-WWII land for 2 1/2 years on the Karelian Isthmus.

The Continuation War ~ 25 June September was the second of 2 wars…

Suomi 1969 1 Markka S KL9

Suomi 1969 1 Markka S KL9

Aarne Edward Juutilainen (18 October 1904 – 28 October 1976), nicknamed "The Terror of Morocco", was a Finnish army captain who served in the French Foreign Legion in Morocco between 1930 and 1935. After returning to Finland, he served in the Finnish army and became a national hero in the Battle of Kollaa during the Winter War with Russia. He was wounded three times during World War II.

Aarne Edward Juutilainen October 1904 – 28 October nicknamed "The…

By  E.J. Paavilainen, The Continuation War, Finland

Paavilainen, The Continuation War, Finland

Moskovan rauhansopimus (1940) - Wikiwand

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

Väinö Linna: Tuntematon sotilas.

Väinö Linna: Tuntematon sotilas.

The Winter War was 30. 11.1939 - 13. 3.1940 took place between Finland and the Soviet Union war. Talvisota oli 30. 11.1939 – 13. 3.1940 Suomen ja Neuvostoliiton välillä käyty sota.-Photo:SA-kuva

The Winter War was 30. 11.1939 - 13. 3.1940 took place between Finland and the Soviet Union war. Talvisota oli 30. 11.1939 – 13. 3.1940 Suomen ja Neuvostoliiton välillä käyty sota.-Photo:SA-kuva

Raunistulan nukkekodit: toukokuu 2014

Raunistulan nukkekodit: toukokuu 2014

Lauri Törni aka Larry Thorne, you know him. North of Lake Tolvajärvi. June 27, 1944.

Colourized WWII photos from Finland

Lauri Torni [[MORE]] Lauri Torni (Larry Thorne) fought against communism in the Finnish Army, German Waffen SS, and American Green Berets.

Finnish women helped the war effort in many ways.  In this photograph they are cleaning the brick for re-use in construction after the bombing of Jyväskylä.

Finnish women helped the war effort in many ways. In this photograph they are cleaning the brick for re-use in construction after the bombing of Jyväskylä.

Talvisodan pommisuoja Esplanaadilla vuonna 1939 (SA-kuva).

1930-luku – jäähyväisiä

Talvisodan pommisuoja Esplanaadilla vuonna 1939 (SA-kuva).

Tracing Finland's eastern border. (The Russian Bear  has always been chasing after The Finnish Maiden - Suomi Neito - as Finns call their country by the shape of it.)

(The Russian Bear has always been chasing after The Finnish Maiden - Suomi Neito - as Finns call their country by the shape of it.

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