April ~tlh, 1940 Tl:c War Illustrated 323 Tragic Indeed Was the Drama’s Final Act When peace was agreed between Finland and Russia a great trek of Finns began, as few wished to remain in the ceded areas. When the frontier zone was evacuated many civilians had to leave most of their possessions behind here some are seen bringing out of Hango such of their belongings as they could pile onto a reindeer sleigh. Top, men of the famous ski battalion retreating with their reindeer to the new Finnish frontier. Photos, Associated Press and Keystone
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