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Finnish diplomats Väinö Tanner and J. K. Paasikivi at the rail station in Helsinki, Finland, departing for the Soviet Union in an attempt to avoid war, 9 Oct 1939Finnish Prime Minister A. K. Kajander, Parliament Speaker Väinö Hakkila, and Alli Paasikivi seeing Juho Kusti Paasikivi off to Russia for negotiations, Helsinki, Finland, 9 Oct 1939
Finnish diplomats Väinö Tanner and J. K. Paasikivi at the rail station in Helsinki, Finland, departing for the Soviet Union in an attempt to avoid war, 9 Oct 1939Finnish Prime Minister A. K. Kajander, Parliament Speaker Väinö Hakkila, and Alli Paasikivi seeing Juho Kusti Paasikivi off to Russia for negotiations, Helsinki, Finland, 9 Oct 1939
Finnish troops posing with anti-aircraft machine guns at a railyard in Helsinki, Finland, 13 Oct 1939Finnish diplomats Aarno Yrjö-Koskinen, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Johan Nykopp, and Aladár Paasonen arriving in Moscow, Russia for negotiations, 16 Oct 1939
Finnish troops posing with anti-aircraft machine guns at a railyard in Helsinki, Finland, 13 Oct 1939Finnish diplomats Aarno Yrjö-Koskinen, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Johan Nykopp, and Aladár Paasonen arriving in Moscow, Russia for negotiations, 16 Oct 1939
Finnish troops observing the field on the Russo-Finnish border prior to the outbreak of the Winter War, Nov 1939A building in Helsinki, Finland on fire from aerial bombing, 30 Nov 1939
Finnish troops observing the field on the Russo-Finnish border prior to the outbreak of the Winter War, Nov 1939A building in Helsinki, Finland on fire from aerial bombing, 30 Nov 1939
Civilian wounded by aerial bombing, Lönnrothkatu Street, Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939Finnish civilians escaping from a building damaged by aerial bombing, Lönnrothkatu Street, Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939
Civilian wounded by aerial bombing, Lönnrothkatu Street, Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939Finnish civilians escaping from a building damaged by aerial bombing, Lönnrothkatu Street, Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939
Soviet SB-2 bombers over Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939Crashed Soviet Tupolev ANT-40/SB aircraft in Finland, Dec 1939
Soviet SB-2 bombers over Helsinki, Finland, 30 Nov 1939Crashed Soviet Tupolev ANT-40/SB aircraft in Finland, Dec 1939
Finnish civilians protesting in front of the Swedish embassy in Helsinki, Finland, demanding official assistance in the Winter War, Dec 1939Finnish soldiers on skis on the retreat, near Hyrsylä, Finland, early Dec 1939
Finnish civilians protesting in front of the Swedish embassy in Helsinki, Finland, demanding official assistance in the Winter War, Dec 1939Finnish soldiers on skis on the retreat, near Hyrsylä, Finland, early Dec 1939
Tracers lighting up the sky over Finland, Dec 1939Finnish civilians in a bomb shelter, Helsinki, Finland, 2 Dec 1939
Tracers lighting up the sky over Finland, Dec 1939Finnish civilians in a bomb shelter, Helsinki, Finland, 2 Dec 1939
Finnish troops leaving Suojärvi, Finland, 2 Dec 1939; note smoke rising from the sabotaged equipmentRussian T-26 light tanks and T-20 Komsomolets armored tractors advancing into Finland during the Winter War, 2 Dec 1939
Finnish troops leaving Suojärvi, Finland, 2 Dec 1939; note smoke rising from the sabotaged equipmentRussian T-26 light tanks and T-20 Komsomolets armored tractors advancing into Finland during the Winter War, 2 Dec 1939
T-26 light tanks and GAZ-A trucks of Soviet 7th Army, Finland, 2 Dec 1939Vyacheslav Molotov signing a pact with Soviet-puppet state Finnish Democratic Republic, Moscow, Russia, 2 Dec 1939; Andrei Zhdanov, Kliment Voroshilov, Joseph Stalin, and Otoo Wille Kuusinen in background
T-26 light tanks and GAZ-A trucks of Soviet 7th Army, Finland, 2 Dec 1939Vyacheslav Molotov signing a pact with Soviet-puppet state Finnish Democratic Republic, Moscow, Russia, 2 Dec 1939; Andrei Zhdanov, Kliment Voroshilov, Joseph Stalin, and Otoo Wille Kuusinen in background
Finnish Foreign Minister Rudolf Holsti speaking at the League of Nations General Assembly, protesting the Soviet invasion, Geneva, Switzerland, 11 Dec 1939Finnish soldier dragging a box of ammunition on the eastern side of the Kollaa River, Russia, 17 Dec 1939
Finnish Foreign Minister Rudolf Holsti speaking at the League of Nations General Assembly, protesting the Soviet invasion, Geneva, Switzerland, 11 Dec 1939Finnish soldier dragging a box of ammunition on the eastern side of the Kollaa River, Russia, 17 Dec 1939

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