German propaganda poster to the Finnish forces during the Lapland War

German propaganda poster

German propaganda poster addressed to the Finnish soldiers during the Lapland War. The ironic inscription on the poster is: “Als dank bewiesene für nicht Waffenbrüderschaft!” (“Thank you for the proven absence of military partnership!”).

The “Lapland War” (September 1944 – April 1945) began after the signing of the armistice agreement between Finland and the USSR 09/19/1944. According to this treaty, Finland was obliged to remove the German troops remaining on its territory and transfer them into the hands of the Anti-Hitler coalition. In pursuance of the treaty, Finland began military operations against the German troops stationed in Lapland.

Location: Finland
Date of the photo: 1944

In : 1944

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