Tales from Salla

10.06.2008

The tale behind the name Murhahaara (Murder Branch)

10.06.2008

The blaze of Tuntsa

10.06.2008

A painful mission

10.06.2008

Mother-in-law on a reindeer sled ride

10.06.2008

Visit of President Kekkonen

10.06.2008

Transporting rocks for an anti-tank defensive line

10.06.2008

Nostalgic trip to Korja

10.06.2008

Forgetting to pull the trigger

10.06.2008

The oldest ski in the world

10.06.2008

The first Finnish downhill racing and slalom championships

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A painful mission

The Winter War had broken out. We numbered about a dozen men tasked with escorting and guiding people and cattle to take the Savukoski road towards the west. In Kotala, we shot the cows in the barn since we could not take them with us. When we left Kotala, the soldiers immediately set the buildings...