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Lotta vei tarinat Amerikkaan – Elma Maisack December 6, 1918-April 16, 2019

Kaliforniassa syntynyt Elma Maisack (entinen Manninen) palveli lottana Suomessa talvi- ja jatkosodassa. Sodan jälkeen hän palasi Kaliforniaan. Hänen päiväkirjansa kertoo sota-ajasta yksityiskohtia, jotka tuppaavat muuten jo unohtumaan – kuten Hitlerin…

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LOS ANGELES FINNISH INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION 2014

LOS ANGELES FINNISH INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION 2014 Kiitos Consul General Juha Markkanen and Tuula Markkanen for hosting such a beautiful celebratory event in Los Angeles. Quoting from Ava Anttila’s most recent…

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FINLAND, 95

REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN DIEB FINLAND, 95 The Finnish Independence Day is December 6th. This year the local LA Finns celebrated it early at the…

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BLUE AND WHITE – LA CELEBRATED THE FINNISH INDEPENDENCE + PHOTO GALLERY

STORY: INDEPENDENCE DAY GALA REPORTER: TOMI HINKKANEN – LOS ANGELES PHOTOS: JONNY KAHLEYN It was a memorable evening at the Bel Air residence of the Finnish Consul General of Los…

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FINNISH INDEPENDENCE

FINNISH INDEPENDENCE by Ava Anttila – Los Angeles On December 6, 1917, the fiercely independent Finns became self-governing. Independents became Independence. Much with Finns and about Finland happens quietly. At…

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