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Finnish concentration camps in Karelia

Discussion in 'Winter and Continuation Wars' started by Artema, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. A-58

    A-58 Cool Dude

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    I don't think that an orangutan would look good in the get-up shown in Lou's picture he posted. The ernge would clash with the too much with the red.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    You do realize that some the furreners here aren't going to understand that "ernge" is something you eat as well as a color, don't you?
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    They'll figure it out somehow.
     
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    Tamino Doc - The Deplorable

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    I am trying very hard and I will report my progress, if any. ;)

    I do not see a problem here. Karjala may name me Taminov. I really do not mind if that pleases him. I even wanted to suggest him a bit better nick for me: Josif Taminovich Steelin. Why not if that makes him happy. Naming is formality anyways.

    But there is something of much higher importance: If we prohibit here confrontation of alternative views we will end-up parroting well established but wrong truth. If we stop thinking then what is the purpose of talking? That's my primary concern.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    When both of you contact the moderators about the other's activities, this is what you get.

    Take it or leave it.
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    That's not the issue. We encourage REASONED alternatives, This thread had devolved into personal attacks. Since there only seems to be the two of you in this thread, there really is no debate. It's just you two presenting your sides with no attempt at listening.
     
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    I deny Stalin was harsh! I most vehemntly deny it!

    Killing a million here and deporting two million there is not harsh, it is genocidal. That's what Uncle Joe was. A muerderer of millions who turned an entire nation into one big GULAG.

    As far as the topic of the thread is concerned: Finnish concentration camps? A mouse to the Soviet mammoth. Assuming there was such a thing as a Finnish concentration camps in the first place, as opposed to ordinary internment camps. For starters: How much do you want to bet that the pic of the first page was staged?


    The accusations obviously serve the purpose of relativizing Soviet crimes. So obviously that I refrained from even bothering to reply so far.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Alright you two boys, I am through with the niceties. Do not post in this thread again and do not start the discussion elsewhere in the forum.
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Staff Member Patron  

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    Thanks Jeff. It seems these two don't listen; to each other, or to us.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    If there were two people in the cooler at the same time, can they still communicate with each other?
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Yes, Bobby, they can by can by tapping on the walls. We didn't build a cooler with dead spaces between each cell.
     
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    A-58 Cool Dude

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    Ah, good then. Maybe they can continue in there. Give them the "formerjughead suite".
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    That one was on permanent reserve but has since been turned into a museum of sorts. It has the velvet retaining rope and everything.
     
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  14. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    No concentration camps in the USSR?

    Finnish historians estimate the number of prisoners was around 3,500 persons, of whom five were women. The number of deceased is estimated around 1,500 persons. Approximately 2,000 persons returned home. It is estimated that the mortality rate was even 40 percent. The result is different from the Soviet statistics, where officials mainly checked only prisoners who survived to reach a prison camp. Finnish studies have tracked individuals and their fates. Most common causes of death were hunger, cold and oppressive transportation.[3]

    40% dead?

    Finnish prisoners of war in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
     
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    The sign says in Finnish:

    "Transfer camp"
    "Access to the camp and socializing is prohibited, under the threat of being shot."
     
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    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Just a little addition : " socializing through the wires is prohibited".
     
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