Finnish soldier looks at a burning town, 1944 [1054x1488]


Is it during the Lapland war? Got a source? Yes it really is! I discovered the quality that is high on an image board but I managed to google where it was taken. I believe the quality that is high is from the ...



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  • Is it during the Lapland war? Got a source?
  • Yes it is! I found the high quality photo on an image board but I managed to google where it was taken. I believe the high quality pic is from the photo archive of the Finnish Defence Forces but I was unable to find it there. Link: http://sa-kuva.fi/webneologineng.html Source for the information about the pic (in Finnish): https://www.facebook.com/lapinmaakuntamuseo/photos/gm.875318569147678/857421440969316/?type=3&theater Translation: Museum of Lapland: 14.10.1944 First Finnish troops arrive to Rovaniemi. The reverend of the 5th Jaegerbattalion photographed the view as troops arrived to Ounasvaara: "We arrive to Rovaniemi. An ocean of fire! As bright as daylight! Explosions... On the other side of the river are the Germans".
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