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By Tuomas Tepora, Aapo Roselius

The Finnish Civil struggle 1918 bargains a wealthy account of the background and reminiscence of the fast clash among socialist Reds and non-socialist Whites within the wintry weather and spring of 1918. It additionally lines the legacy of the bloody struggle in Finnish society until eventually this present day. the quantity brings jointly validated scholarship of political and social historical past with more recent methods stemming from the cultural background of struggle, reminiscence reviews, gender experiences, heritage of feelings, psychohistory and oral background. The participants supply readers with an exceptional dialogue of the Civil battle inside of its foreign and nationwide frameworks. between subject matters mentioned are violence and terror, enemy photos, Finnish irredentist campaigns in Soviet Karelia and the advanced reminiscence of the clash. in addition to a ancient narrative, the amount discusses the present country of historiography of the Finnish Civil battle.

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42 Haapala In 1917 the Finnish currency was rapidly inflated, and after the Civil War collapsed to one-eighth of its prewar value. The warfare in 1918 was financed by using the resources of the state bank and by printing more notes. The price of the Civil War is estimated to have been 700 million marks, including the expenditure of the two armies and damages paid to civilians. 46 Promise and Disintegration Despite hardening conditions and growing insecurity and anxiety among the population, Finnish society was not in a serious crisis before summer 1917.

Many high-ranking Russians, especially in the army, could not understand Finnish “separatism,” which offended them. For instance, Russians needed a passport when travelling to their villas on the outskirts of St Petersburg. Finland was a problem on the army draw tables. The Finns had no army of their own, and they were not required to serve in the Imperial Army. Therefore, their loyalty was suspect. Instead, Helsinki was a critical and important navy base for the Imperial Baltic Fleet. Helsinki and many other towns had Russian garrisons, and thousands of soldiers lived in Finland.

42 Haapala In 1917 the Finnish currency was rapidly inflated, and after the Civil War collapsed to one-eighth of its prewar value. The warfare in 1918 was financed by using the resources of the state bank and by printing more notes. The price of the Civil War is estimated to have been 700 million marks, including the expenditure of the two armies and damages paid to civilians. 46 Promise and Disintegration Despite hardening conditions and growing insecurity and anxiety among the population, Finnish society was not in a serious crisis before summer 1917.

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