Some images of Soviet Partisans

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Some images of Soviet Partisans

Post by Oleg Grigoryev » 16 Oct 2002 21:17

Soviet women partisans after liberation of Minsk
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Partisan wireless (detachment “Suvorov”)
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Byelorussian Partisans Image

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 16 Oct 2002 23:18

Oleg,

I´ve seen photos of what russian partisans did to finnish women and CHILDREN. They weren`t as "nice" as yours...

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Post by Oleg Grigoryev » 16 Oct 2002 23:27

there were Soviet partisan in Finland?

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 17 Oct 2002 11:05

Oleg,

Soviet partisans made raids to Finland from their bases at SU (Lapland and Carelia). Largest raid was made in summer -42 with 638 partisans.
The partisans at our front hit both military and civilian targets. As a christian I should forgive to those who have done wrong, but the atrocies some of them made are such that it`s VERY hard.

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Post by johnny_bi » 17 Oct 2002 11:34

Regarding the 3rd photo with those naked corps ... The naked corp in the left seemed to be a woman ... Why the corps are naked ? What happened there ?

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Post by Antti V » 17 Oct 2002 12:12

Partisans attacked to Seitajärvi village (they burnt it down and executed all except one person).
Same happened also in Magga´s houses, Lokka, Kuhmo´s Viianki, Pielisjärvi´s Sormivaara, Pielisjärvi´s Riihivaara (that happened 5.9.1944, after war). Also women took part to those raidings.

All these villages and houses were "military garrisons" in Partisan reports.

Too bad Russian, and Finnish authorities too, protects those war criminals (like Alexander Smirnov or Georgi Kalashnikov, Partisan leaders). Finlandization is still effecting, IMHO... :(

Helsingin Sanomat´s article about partisan strikes and books made about those (in Finnish): http://www.helsinginsanomat.fi/uutisark ... 2ku03.html

In English:
http://www.uni-ulm.de/LiLL/3.0/E/3.3act ... isans.html
http://www.helsinki-hs.net/today/170100-03.html

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Post by Davey Boy » 18 Oct 2002 14:35

What does the third pic show? What action did they carry out?

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 18 Oct 2002 21:12

Oleg,
Partisans at Finland at your own language:
"Za Tsertoj Miloserdija" 1977 and "Za Tsertoj Miloserdija. Partizanskaja Muzyka" 1983, both by Dimitri Gusarov.
However, read with care and don`t believe all.

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Post by Landser » 23 Oct 2002 02:13

Is'nt it ironic now the Russians call the same type of people in Chechnia dirty TERRORISTS.
Go figure...

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Post by Oleg Grigoryev » 23 Oct 2002 09:44

yea that is probaly beyond you...

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Post by Starinov » 28 Apr 2003 16:30

Oleg,
Nice pictures... Could you tell me where you found them?

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Post by Mark V » 28 Apr 2003 18:23

Well, we can't really compare the partisans in eastern front to "partisans" in Finnish front.

In eastern front they fought, and lived behind German lines and had large support from the civilian population. There were attrocities made by partisans, but nothing compared to what Germans did to their people. I have deep respect for those brave men (and women) who defended their homeland.

In Finnish front it was totally different matter. Partisans did not lived behind Finnish lines, they just made "raids" to Finland. They surely had non what so ever support from Finnish people and when they didn't dare to attack true garrisons they just savagely murdered and raped innocent civilians in remote, undefended villages. Though, ofcourse they also escorted desants (agents) to Finland, made prisoner capturing attacks against lonely soldiers, small outposts or convoys, and gathered intelligence information. But valuable military efforts, which they surely did also are not the things by which they will be remembered in history.

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Post by Lars EP » 28 Apr 2003 19:57

I find the reaction from our Finnish friends here strange. As none of the pictured partisans are stated to operate in Finland.

German troops, police forces and SS killed 17 million Soviet civilians, give or take a few, Oleg probably know the excact number. So tell me, what should we about the Germans...?

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Post by Mark V » 28 Apr 2003 20:41

Lars,

I think this difference should be known. It was same movement, under same leadership - but the operating enviroment (and methods) were totally different. Others were freedom fighters in land occupied by savage invaders - others were raiders that fought (mostly) in foreign land.

Ofcourse what happened in Finnish front is only a small chapter in the history of partisan movement - still no reason to forget it.

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Post by KalaVelka » 29 Apr 2003 18:36

criminals, terrorists..

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