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Re: Finland in World War II Pictures
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2013, 12:48:53 AM »



"Huge amounts of belongings at the station". Rovaniemi 1944.09.17








"Motorcycle courier on Valtakatu street". Rovaniemi 1944.10.16









Koskikatu street. Rovaniemi 1944.10.16









Bells of the burned church. Rovaniemi 1944.10.17






"Brothers in Arms, Finnish-American second lieutenant volunteer and Lieutenant Esa Seeste."
Koivisto 1941.09.30






Intersection of Kittilä Road, the main street and the road to Kemi. Tanks.









The ammunition train has been blown up. Rovaniemi 1944.10.17









"Only a Road sign left, following the retreating Germans. Direction and the distance to urban centers, where the destroying will continue". Rovaniemi 1944.10.20

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Re: Finland in World War II Pictures
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2013, 12:50:36 AM »


In energetic and cheer mood leave the Finnish patrols to chase the enemy.
-Ahvenlahti Jelettijärvi 1942.01.30








Arrival of tobacco makes a happy weekend in the front line. The worst nicotine addicts have been waiting for it from mid-week.
-Aunus isthmus ( Pans.D ) 1943.08.13







Separate light platoon going for antitank mission. Happy patrol type men.
Savukoski 1944.04.02







Delighted school children in Aunus
-Nurmoila 1944.05.10







Mustonen laughs at Sjöbloms large catch.
-From Lappeenranta to east along the front line 1941.08.01







A woman tram driver
Helsinki 1941.06.29
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Re: Finland in World War II Pictures
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2013, 12:50:55 AM »







"Finns are moving over russkies"
Tyrjä 1941.08.04








Hungry Soviet prisoners in a food queue
Matro 1941.09.29









Finnish decorations and medals. Order of the Cross of Liberty : Mannerheim Cross 1st Class
Helsinki 1942.07.20









"In East Karelia appears these kilometer posts, collected helmets, masks and theres seems to be the scythe of Tuonela, which has cut off many threads of life of russkies.
This kind of post is a sign that there has been hard fighting during this kilometer."
Viitana 1942.05.01








"A house for the parents of a hero son. In a recent donation ceremony they were given to eg.
Mannerheim Cross Knight Viljo Suokas's parents as a gift built by brothers in arms in the front.
In the picture sergeant first class Suokas's mother, father and sisters in their new house."
Suojärvi 1943.02.04








"Destroyed armored car. Five hits. East of Omelia."
Motti of Omelia 1941.07.26







"Wrecker, model: Summa 1940 -: ideally calm anti-tank Lieutenant Hämäläinen, primary school teacher from Jorvinen,
who during the winter war, was able to take full account of 91 tanks, which he and his men usually with his own hands, shoot harmless.
His hobbies wrestling, pentathlon and reading. Smiling and repeating: I have not seen nor done anything special.
So modest, that the Information Company man did not get just about anything out of him, unless asking others. Enviable nerves, rogue guy."
Kivennapa, Kekrola 1943.05.16








"If russkies tends to come too close, a hand grenade will give a reminder of mortality." Finnish soldier throwing a hand grenade.
Valkeasaari-Mainila 1941.09.19









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Re: Finland in World War II Pictures
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2013, 01:51:28 AM »





"Grenade fragment has severed carotid artery. The closest man gives first aid."
Kaalamo, Petäjävaara 1941.07.22







"The wounded fellow soldier carried comfortably on travois even on rough terrain to get treatment."
Tolvajärvi north of 1944.07.31








"Finnish decorations and medals. Order of the Cross of Liberty : Mannerheim Cross 2nd Class and the Headquarters Cross 1918"
Helsinki 1942.07.20







"Mannerheim Cross"
Lempäälä 1941.11.28








"The French Red Cross in Helsinki."
Helsinki 1940.03.01








"Around hundred russkies coming from the front lines on their way to prison camp."
Near Kiestinki, Sohjana 1941.08.10









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Re: Finland in World War II Pictures
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"Lieutenant Björkstam, AA machine gun company commander and war correspondent Karunki looking at the AA soldier's helmet which has been hit."
Sankajoki 1941.09.23







"Mannerheim Cross Knight O.Alakulppi has also been chasing the russkies in Tjasariver terrain."
1942.08.02







"Convalescent home for the war dogs, where the dogs from the front get refresher training, to go after a few days back to service.
Standing with a friend on guard. It's not wise to snoop around in nearby areas."

Harlu region 1944.08.31







"The first American prisoners on European battlefields. Among them a Finnish boy called Jansson, chatting with Guard Lieutenant in clear Finnish.
Prisoners, 22 in total, are placed in the same camp with their allies russkies."

Litsa 1942.07.27







"Along the path of the russkies a dead," Ivan", was found. He had been wounded, and shot with a pistol by his comrades when not bothered to carry him."
Lintula terrain 1941.08.05







 
























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