Fallen soldier is prepared for his final trip to home. During the Winter War Marshall Mannerheim ordered that every fallen soldier should be evacuated to his home and buried to graveyard of heroes by his family.
Evacuation Centre of Fallen(Kaatuneiden Evakuointikeskus) was part of every Army Corps. They were always near frontline and often Lottas were washing and reparing fallen ones. Sometimes "Do not open" was written to coffin, but families had possibility to bury their loved one. This was huge moral booster. "Aseveljeä ei jätetä, Brother in arms shall not be abandoned" was quote that is famous even today. 16.07.1944, Uuksujärvi. sa-kuva.fi
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