Kollaanjoki, hevosten korsu. Kollaa

Finnish Winter War ~ Camouflage concealment of horses during the Battle of the River Kollaa, Dec 1939 - March Against all odds, The Finns defeated the Soviets.

Suomen rajamuutokset 1 - 9. Finland's border changes.

Suomen rajamuutokset 1 - 9. Finland's border changes.

"Litran pullot". One litre bottles were a bit development back then. Now the sizes get bigger, but in Finland 2 litres is maximum. Abroad, I have even encountered 3 l ones. Killer for the teeth!

One litre bottles were a bit development back then. Now the sizes get bigger, but in Finland 2 litres is maximum. Abroad, I have even encountered 3 l ones. Killer for the teeth!

1940's Karelian mother with 5 children - in Finland WWII.

Karelian mother with 5 children - in Finland WWII.

Game for learning

Luko-peli - Game for learning

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers.

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers (probably Marshal Mannerheim on this photo), pin by Paolo Marzioli

Estonian Volunteers in the Finnish Army.

A platoon of the Estonian Bn, Inf Regt, Finnish Army, defending the Mannerheim Line on the Karelian Isthmus as part of the Finnish Inf Div in October cf Plate They are wearing Hungarian helmets and Finnish field tunics - pin by Paolo Marzioli

LIFE magazine's coverage of the Winter War. March 11. 1940

LIFE magazine's coverage of the Winter War;

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