A man who understands women: "I think women are foolish to think they are equal to men. If anything they are far superior." -William Golding (Lord of the Flies)

Finnish nurse from the third division of the Waffen-SS “Totenkopf”, Soviet Russia, 1942.

Finnish nurse from the third division of the Waffen-SS “Totenkopf”, Soviet Russia,

Civil Guards Lotta. Lotta Svärd, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.

Lotta Svärd, Finnish women's voluntary defense organisation that was later banned by the Soviet Union.

Lotta's with an Ilmavoimat Brewster Buffalo - from my alternative history of the Winter War - http://www.alternativefinland.com/ramifications-1931-military-review-ilmavoimat/

Lotta's with an Ilmavoimat Brewster Buffalo - from my alternative history of the Winter War - http://www.alternativefinland.com/ramifications-1931-military-review-ilmavoimat/

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.

Tiedätkö mistä Lotta Svärd -järjestö sai nimensä? J. L. Runebergin Vänrikki Stoolin tarinoihin kuuluvasta runosta "Lotta Svärd". Runossa sotamies Svärd ottaa vaimonsa mukaan rintamalle. Kun mies saa surmansa, Lotta jää taistelutantereelle huolehtimaan toisista sotilaista. Päämajamuseo (Headquarters Museum), Mikkeli

Tiedätkö mistä Lotta Svärd -järjestö sai nimensä? J. L. Runebergin Vänrikki Stoolin tarinoihin kuuluvasta runosta "Lotta Svärd". Runossa sotamies Svärd ottaa vaimonsa mukaan rintamalle. Kun mies saa surmansa, Lotta jää taistelutantereelle huolehtimaan toisista sotilaista. Päämajamuseo (Headquarters Museum), Mikkeli

walpurgishalle: Air surveillance lotta Ellen Kiuru in...

walpurgishalle: Air surveillance lotta Ellen Kiuru in.

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