3 Air-observation Lotta Eillen Kiuru at Lahdenpohja observation tower on 11 July 1942c

Air-observation Lotta Eillen Kiuru posed for a propaganda picture in front of Finnish and German war correspondents at Lahdenpohja observation tower on 11 July 1942. The women of Finland fulfilled numerous important roles, even near the front line. ‘Lotta Svärd’ was a Finnish voluntary auxiliary paramilitary organisation for women.

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