Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bombing of Helsinki 1941.07.01

""Malmi on fire""
Helsinki, Malmi 1941.07.01
@SA-photo
""Malmi on fire""
Helsinki, Malmi 1941.07.01
@SA-photo

""Malmi on fire""
Helsinki, Malmi 1941.07.01
@SA-photo

""Malmi on fire""
Helsinki, Malmi 1941.07.01
@SA-photo


The capital of Finland, Helsinki was bombed several times during World War II. Between 1939–1945 Finland fought three wars, two against the Soviet Union and one against Germany. The largest raids were three raids in February 1944, which have been called The Great Raids Against Helsinki.