Of the sub-camps, Teillager were typically in the vicinity of the main camp, whereas Zweilager could be cosiderably further away Otto ; Westerlund a. It took [them] to Rovaniemi and then with a train south from there Since I have been familiar with these kinds of material remains ever since my childhood, this deceiving familiarity might to some degree bias my opinions on the subject. During this trip, he rather grotesquely inspected in Kiestinki the SS troops who served there alongside the Finnish Jews, while at the same time the first extermination camps were set in the motion in Poland e. His grandson Antti Peronius has kindly given us permission for the research use of the Peronius photograph collection. Additionally, they might have been preferred to make the isolated military base more cosy and homelike, to further cope with the dislocation.

In the beginning, the Finns and Germans worked together and jointly evacuated the civilians from the anticipated northern warzone e. Heritage values are not transparent or universal, and they change in tandem 9 Interviews mostly by Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto and Oula Seitsonen, accompanied at times by Vesa- Pekka Herva and Suzie Thomas. These include, for instance, the fact that the Finnish-Jewish soldiers were fighting alongside the Nazis as their everyday comrades-in-arms against the Russians on the northern front. The few PoW-related finds uncovered from Peltojoki: Likewise, for the Finnish soldiers their at-homeness in these surroundings and their nature-based livelihoods, such as hunting, fishing and reindeer herding, since their childhood explains their good performance. Many of our informants, who were children during the war remember that they got small pieces of art in exchange for food that their mothers sent to the camps, such as wooden birds that the PoWs carved with dull knives F1; M2; M3.

Mita tohon voi muuta sanoa, kuin “Oh, really?

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These dangerous games had rintamma personally cathartic connotations, coming to terms with and symbolically to control these pohjiinen deadly implements that had destroyed their homeland see Carr Related to the imagery of destruction, also the real danger presented by the mines and explosives, still found yearly in the landscape, is often tapped into in the pohjoiinen memoirs of war in Lapland. However, their presence made apparently an even stronger impact on the people living in the rural and wilderness areas, as recounted by many of our interviewees F2; F11; M17; M18; M As an example, until the log cabin of the commander of Luftflotte 5 General Julius Schultz, which had survived the burning instood in the center of Rovaniemi.


According to the memoirs of SS man Johann Voss ; Rlntama Voss is a pseudonymthese churchbells were saved on the movi from an SS lieutenant, who had fallen in love with a Finnish girl in the Kuusamo church while pohjoineh the bells ringing. It had a very limited carrying capacity and was often compromised by the weather conditions Fig.

These have been brought up, for instance, in our interviews with different stakeholders, pohjkinen illustrate well some of the absurdities and peculiarities related to the war on the Arctic front. The most unlikely brothers-in-arms As alternative options, these place names might also represent homes of a group of prisoners, or were carved to commemorate someone who died in one of those places, based on the enigmatic second line of the carving with an indistinct reference to dying.

A wooden vaulting horse on a Soviet army gymnastics ground in the forests near Ivalo, next to a Soviet Army base occupied after the war in Oula Seitsonen German barracks somewhere in Lapland, possibly around Tankavaara Max Peronius — He observed that the percentage of people subsisting on rural livelihoods in Lapland was over 83 percent inand there was a prevailing strong masculine sub-culture in the northern areas, for instance, connected with the logging camps savotta and the floating of timber uitto Pipping []: At the same time as Hitler was celebrating with Mannerheim in eastern Finland, the Central Committee of the Finnish Jewish moie, amongst other well-wishers, submitted their own birthday wishes to Mannerheim in Helsinki Fig.

We also run Suomalaisapu. These include abundant numbers of porcelain and glass sherds, cutlery and empty tins Fig.

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As of now we are only active in Nordic countries, and even though we have no immediate plans to expand outside of North we are indeed open for suggestions and good ideas. A Military Camp in the Middle of Nowhere: The finds from PoW-related rubbish pits, dumps and other structures allow insight into the organization of everyday activities and experiences of the prisoners, which are essentially missing from the fragmented archival records.

For example, the PoWs were often rented out as cheap workforce by different companies, and even private farmers, in all the involved countries, and this business activity did, at least indirectly, enable the Nazi war efforts and the connected atrocities see Suhonen ; Westerlund a—b.

Hde WikipediaLahde: Our whole political program can be read here: Furthermore, the German clothing was initially ill-adjusted to the northern conditions, which offered thriving informal business opportunities for the local civilians supplying the German soldiers with warm clothes Airio The fencing systems of German camps in Finland seem to have varied greatly.


Novie schooltime friends Eero Vahala and Erkki Viljanen also deserve thanks for being out there!

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Also claimed by AA of 1. Valtonen’s list indeed gives the tactical number as “white 3”, too.

Without an interested, active and communicating public I would never have gotten this far. Also, parts of the Finnish military Figure 7. Some of the Finnish Jews carried out acts of astonishing intrepidity, such as Major Leo Skurnik, who served as a military doctor for both the Finnish and German troops in Kiestinki.

However, if Germany had won the war, their fate would most likely have been the same as that of the millions of murdered European Jews, Roma, homosexuals and others. This illustrates well the confrontations, juxtapositions and paradoxes typical for the Supermodernity in general, and modern conflicts in particular e.

YLE crowdsourcing for conflict heritage discussed in paper V and our LDH crowdsourcing could provide a foundation for this. These are at least as pertinent as the wartime use of the sites, especially from a local perspective.

In the fall many German soldiers had also become rintamma with the Finnish forest and tundra fighting tactics.

We work both parliamentary and extraparliamentary. Enka lahtisi kovin monen em. German historian Reinhard Otto has estimated that there might be more information in the German archives about the PoW camps in the Finnish front, than from any other part of the Eastern front owing to the stationary frontlines from tobut these disorganized pieces of information have not been pieced together yet. Papers I—V approach the subject from different perspectives and with various methods, ranging from the traditional archaeological surveys and excavations to netnographic online ethnographic analyses and ethnographic interviews, and to public online crowdsourcing.

Franz Repper Collection n. Germans and their prisoners in an alien Arctic landscape Prefabriacted barracks and tents have been mentioned as typical forms of accommodation at the German WWII camps Fig. Lisaksi osasta divisioonia kerrotaan niiden aikaisempia vaiheita tai muuta niihin liittyvaa.