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The expeditions 1919-1921

The Heimosodat, or Kinship Wars were conflicts over control of the areas between Finland and the White Sea with predominantly Finnic populations

- Finland split into 3 areas of approximately equal population.

- Finland split into 3 areas of approximately equal population. My hometown is in the blue area

Winter War Christmas card

Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything Finnish around the world, in the past or in the present.

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

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Sergeant Abakumov - Full Cavalier of Saint George

A 13 year old member of the "White Guards". - Finnish Civil War (click for more Civil Guard and Red Guard photos)

The Suojeluskuntas in the – the Finnish Civil Guard - Suojeluskunta Boy Unit Member

'Victory in Lapland', Finnish soldiers setting up a Finnish flag on the Norwegian border. Lapland War Proud to be Finnish!

General Mannerheim saluting White Guardsmen at the front, 1918

Finland's Civil War Red & White Suomi and the Kinship Wars,

russian naval officers

Russian dagger from the fortress of Sveaborg in Helsinki

Bolševikkien propagandajuliste vuodelta 1922 – "Sotia emme tahdo – mutta Neuvostoja puolustamme

Here you can find soviet Retro Music in and soviet posters, including We don't want war but we'll defend Soviets!

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"THE FINNS ARE CLEAN. THE FINNS ARE HONEST. THE FINNS ARE BRAVE." LIFE magazine, 30.10.1939

"THE FINNS ARE CLEAN. THE FINNS ARE HONEST. THE FINNS ARE BRAVE." LIFE magazine, 30.10.1939

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