Finnish War Children

Finnish War Children

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. During World War II some 70,000 Finnish children (Finnish: sotalapset) were evacuated from Finland, chiefly to Sweden and Denmark, but also to Norway. Most were evacuated during the Continuation War to ease the situation for their parents who set out to rebuild their homes in the re-conquered Karelia returning from the evacuation of Finnish Karelia. The first surge of evacuees arrived, however, during the Winter War when the Finns had reasons to fear a humanitarian catastrophe following the expected Soviet occupation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 177g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135670115
  • 9786135670110