1918 "Whites" parade with General Mannerheim in white hat
Civil war in Finland 1917-1918

After Finland's independence from Russia on Dec. 6th, 1917, a civil war broke out between the "Reds" (communists) and the "Whites" . The bitter war, which divided families and the nation, was won by the "Whites" led by General Mannerheim, who later became a hero of the whole population when he led the troops against the Soviet Union in WWII.
Helsinki, Finland
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Created on 2017-07-22 at 08:52 and last updated on 2017-12-24 at 07:44.