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Fire and Ice: The Winter Warof Finland and Russia
http://www.wfyi.org/fireandice/

Official site for Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia. Learn more about this little known conflict, the world leaders that were involved, survivor stories and teacher resources.

 

Lotta Svärd
http://www.kevos4.com/lotta_svard.htm

The KevOs4 site contains sections dealing with Finnish military history and an outstanding wartime photo gallery of Finnish Army wartime photos from Winter and Continuation wars. Read the unabridged article that was the basis for our feature article Angels of the Winter War. Learn about the development of the Lotta Svärd organization in Finland prior to, and during, World War II.

South Karelian Lotta Svärd Museum
http://www.ekarjala.fi/museot/eng/lappeenranta/etela_karjalan_lottamuseo.html

A museum in Finland with exhibits featuring the Lotta Svärd organization.

Hakaristi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swastika#Finland

Learn about the mysterious and tragic past of the swastica symbol and how it was used by cultures around the world, including the Finnish Forces and the Lotta Svärd organization.

 


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When to Watch

Fire and Ice: The Winter War of Finland and Russia premieres February 1, 2006
Check your local listings.