Foreign News: FINLAND: Which Way Out?

Typical of the Finnish people's melancholy attitude toward their war with Russia was the comment last week of a Finnish soldier in Stockholm: "The Russians have killed our men, the Swedes have taken our children [for shelter during the war] and the Germans have taken our women and our country." President Risto Ryti presumably was aware of this feeling. He was also aware that 75% of Finland's food imports last year came from Germany and that the Reich still has about 100,000 troops in his country. They stand between the Red Army and the rest of Scandinavia, including Norway's port of...

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