Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer 1944. photo from War Archives (SA)

Finnish people evacueted quickly from their villages in Carelia, summer photo from War Archives (SA) Finland

CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

Luovutetun Etelä-Karjalan pitäjät

Luovutetun Etelä-Karjalan pitäjät

Finnish Karelian family, ca. 1945, of Alpo Rautia, evacuated from Karelia as a result of the Second World War, has been allocated land and is now building a homestead into the forest in Askola, Southern Finland. In many cases, including this family, the homestead was but a plot of forest. The house needed to be built and the fields had to be cleared by the family. Note the fir tree which has been left standing by the house. - Finland - Finnish horse

A typical small rural view North Carelian Farm, Finland of the

Finnish refugees/evacueted in summer 1944.Carelia, the eastest part of Finland was lost to Soviet Union and about 400000 people had to find a new place to settle down.

Finnish refugees/evacueted in summer the eastest part of Finland was lost to Soviet Union and about 400000 people had to find a new place to settle down.

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

Karelian mother with 5 children - in Finland WWII.

Karjalaiset evakot

Finnish people living in Karelia evacuating during the war between Russia and Finland

Harvinaiset Viipuri-kuvat, Ilta-Sanomat (good links).

Vyborg (Viipuri) - in the time it belonged to Finland

Suomen lippu haettiin Viipurin linnan tornista aivan viime hetkillä.

Suomen lippu haettiin Viipurin linnan tornista aivan viime hetkillä.

The city of Viipuri (called Vyborg by the Soviets). It was the second largest city in Finland, until it was ceded to the USSR in 1940. This photo was taken on 30 August 1941, after its liberation. The city would fall again to the Soviet Union after the Red Army's 1944 Karelian Offensive. It is now part of the Russian Federation.

The city of Viipuri (called Vyborg by the Soviets). It was the second largest…

Viipuri Station, Finland, 1920

Viipuri train station in the From the Russian language Viipuri Wikipedia page.

Karjalainen Laukkukauppias. Карельский коробейник.

Karjalainen Laukkukauppias. Карельский коробейник.

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