Proletarian Revolution in Finland - 1918

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Aarne Arvonen

(the oldest - still living - participant of the Finnish Red Guards

 

 

 

Ali Aaltonen

Red Guard commander was shot in Lahti, 1918

 

 

 

Eino Rahja

Leninin ystävä.

 

 

 

Jukka Rahja

Suomen edustaja Kominternin vuonna 1920

 

 

Edvard Gylling

... active during the Finnish Civil War as Commissar of Finance for the revolutionary "red" Finnish government. On 1 March 1918, a Treaty between the socialist governments of Russia and Finland was signed in St Petersburg. The Treaty was signed by Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin from the Russian side and by Council of Peoples Representatives of Finland Edvard Gylling i.

 

 

 

Fredrik Vesa

 

 

 

 

Dubrovka - 1917

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brigade of the first train that delivered bread in 1918 from Soviet Russia to Finland

 

 

Vasassa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mannerheim's bloodiest counter-revolutionary crimes

against the proletariat of Tampere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

German Counter-Revolution

 

Imperialist German Baltic sea division

- Fire extinguishers of the Finnish revolution

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mannerheim - the "butcher-general" of the counter-revolutionary White-Guards

who spilled the blood of the Finnish proletariat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE HEROIC FINNISH RED GUARDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Red Guardists of Tampere

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finnish and Russian brothers in arms

 

 

 

 

 

 

The victories of the Finnish Red Guards were the heavy battles against imperialist German troops at Hauho and Tuulos, Syrjäntaka, on 28–29 April 1918

 

 

 

German troops try to interrupt the railway-transport of red weapons from Soviet Russia to the Red Army of Finland

 

 

German counter-revolutionary troops

in the red cities of Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prison camp in Suomenlinna, Helsinki.

More than 11,000 workers died in such camps due to hunger, disease, and executions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 000 Women

were fighting in the Red Army of Finland

with the rifle in their hands !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Independence of Finland

Document Signed by Lenin

 

LENIN-MUSEUM-TAMPERE-FINLAND

 

Rekonstruktio Leninin Helsingin työhuoneesta

 

Lenin ja Stalin Suomen metsissä

 

 

Lenin - Statue - Turku - Finland

April 1917 Lenin returned to St. Petersburg via the Finnish towns of Tornio, Tampere and Riihimäki.

 

"Defending the Revolution !"

Long live the Finnish

Socialist Workers' Republic !