Finnish Army Ambulance Corps taking their wounded to field dressing stations on the Karelian Front after a Soviet attack,
Vintage wire photograph on paper
Restricted Gift of Michael Mattis, Judy Hochberg, and Daniel Mattis, in honor of Kathleen Stewart Howe
Members of the Finnish Army Ambulance Corps are taking their wounded to field dressing stations on the Karelian Front after a Soviet attack. Casualties were heavy, but not nearly as heavy as those of the Red Army invaders. Neutral estimates place Russian dead at 30,000. Today, apparently despairing of cracking the Mannerheim Line across the Karelian Isthmus by direct assault, the Red invaders contented themselves with long range shelling, somewhere in Karelia, December 1939.
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