Spring 1918

Spring 1918

1918. By the end of April Vyborg was about to fall under the pressure of the Germans and White Finns. Red Finns were opposing with all their might.
Thus, on 21st of April, 2012, on the Battery Mountain (Batareynaya Gora) there was held a reconstruction devoted to the last days of the city defence from the stronger enemies.

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German uniform

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By that time the Russuans didn’t have guns…

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Germans even had machine guns

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White Finns

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Red Finn

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All together before the start

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Guests from Sweden supported White Finns

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Representatives of all powers:

From left to right: a Russian soldier of the Red Imperial Army, a German soldier, a representative of female military units of the Finnish Red Guard, a Baltic Fleet sailor, a Red Finn, a White Finn, a Swedish soldier.

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“We are the coolest”

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The Germans occupy their positions

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Checking documents of the Red Finns

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Got a light?

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And sudden attack from the ambush

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Capturing cartriges

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Sister of charity is rushing to the victims of the attack

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Captured

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Shot down

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Red units come for reinforcement

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Defence behind the cover built back in the XIX century

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Attack!

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The Red ones have a better cover but the enemy is armed better.

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The first injured

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Quick reloading

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Regrouping of the Red soldiers

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More Germans are here

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The wounded burst to go into action

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The Germans use the serious weapons

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Mortar

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The attack will hardly be stopped

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The Germans have snipers too

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There remain less and less Red soldiers

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The White Finns have almost occupied the springboard

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The White Finns have won

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Collecting trophies

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And shoot down those Red soldies who survived

Location: Vyborg

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    • Thus, on 21st of April, 2012, on the Battery Mountain (Batareynaya Gora) there was held a reconstruction devoted to the last days of the city defence from the stronger enemies.

      from the first paragraph

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