History

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Finland

  • Tutkijoiden Lappi - tutkijoiden valokuvia vuosilta 1882 - 1884. Photos of 1800s exploration North of researchers in Lapland. The Oulu University Library has produced info "Researchers in Lapland", which presents photographs from the Kola Lapland-oriented exploration the years 1887 and 1889. - only in Finnish.
  • Sodankylän historiaa vuosilta 1893-1967 - perustuu paikkakunnalta kuvattuun kuvamateriaaliin. Sovellutukset toimivat kaikkien tavoitettavissa olevana eräänlaisena digitaalisena kotiseutumuseona. Paikallisen lähtökohdan ja käytön lisäksi sivusto toimii myös laajemmin mikrohistoriallisena katsauksena keski-Lapin elämään 1900-luvun alusta 1960-luvulle. In Finnish
  • Suomen muinaispolut - Museoviraston sivuilla esitellään joukko retki- ja käyntikohteiksi sopivia polkuja, joiden varrella on muinaisjäännöksiä sekä kulttuuriperintö- ja luontokohteita.
  • Giuseppe Acerbin matka Lapissa 1799 - Giuseppe Acerbi’s journeys in Lapland 1799 - in Finnish
  • Ainutlaatuinen arkeologinen löytö paljasti Lapin pioneerit - the earliest habitation of the northern Lapland came from North-West Russia after the ice age about 10 000 year ago. In Finnish
  • A.E. Nordenskiöld, Finnish-born explorer and scientist who made his most famous expedition in 1878-1880. He navigated the ’North-east passage’ on the Vega from northern Norway to the Bering Strait.
  • Kultajoki - Goldriver - documentary film on the history and present day gold prospectors.
  • Lapland War - the hostilities between Finland and Germany between September 1944 and April 1945. It carries its name since it was fought in the northernmost province of Finland, Lapland. Wikipedia
  • The Salpalinja Defence Line - The northern end of Finland’s greatest ever single construction project, the Salpalinja Defence Line, is located in Savukoski.
  • The Winter War 30 Nov 1939 - 13 Mar 1940
  • Suvanto Museal Village - The village of Suvanto dates back to the 17th century. It is situated along the River Kitinen, in the Pelkosenniemi municipality, and differs from all other villages in Lapland because it was saved from destruction during the last world war.
  • History of Finland by Virtual Finland website
  • History of Finland - a selection of events and documents
  • History of Finland, Wikipedia - Free encyclopedia
  • Karjala - YLE Teema’s good list of links covering wide variety of Karelian life and history. - In Finnish
  • Karelians and Karelia - YLE Teema’s good list of links covering wide variety of Karelian life and history. - In English by Google translate.
  • History of Kajaani

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Russia

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War history

  • Trails of war along the Barents Road - slide show and a guidebook the second world war in the Barents region, by Barents Road and Lars Gyllenhaal.
  • Arcticwar.com - Helps you to explore the circumpolar area of Europe in search of WWII history. The WWII is still very much present in the far north of Norway, Finland, Russia and even in Sweden although the Swedish armed forces were not committed to battle during the war. This site provides timeline, maps, photo album, reports and lots of interesting links from all countries.
  • World War I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  • World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  • The Winter War 30 Nov 1939 - 13 Mar 1940
  • Lapland War 
  • The Salpalinja Defence Line - The northern end of Finland’s greatest ever single construction project, the Salpalinja Defence Line, is located in Savukoski.
  • Battle of the Barents Sea
  • The U-boat war in the Barents Sea
  • Swedish Wars - history of the Swedish Wars, 1521 - today
  • The war at Ladoga  1941-1944
  • The Karelian Isthmus
  • Winter War 1939-1940 - This site provides access to transcripts of the daily official telegrams sent by the armed forces of Finland during the Second World War ’Winter War’ which took place in the Soviet Union between November 30th 1939-March 1940. They include details of military tactics, battles and casualties. They also contain examples of military propaganda used to boost troops morale. The materials are based on Markku Ontonen’s documentary Talivisodan Henki (Spirit of the Winter War) and are arranged chronologically.
  • Northern wars 1675-1721  - Books in english
  • Northern Fortress  - Fortresses of northwest Russia and Finland. Photographs, maps, histories, and personal observations.
  • Talvisota (Winter War) alkoi 70 vuotta sitten marraskuussa 1939 - YLEn kanavilla on teemaohjelmia Talvisodan muistoksi. - Finnish only

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