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Christmas in Finland

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
40/3
Date Released
8 Jan 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Australian War Efforts
  2. 2Christmas in Finland
  3. 3With the RAF in France
  4. 4Open Ice Skating Championships
  5. 5Somewhere in England
  6. 6Transvaal Troops on the Move
  7. 7The Melbourne Cup Race

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 7
Summary
Finnish people celebrate Christmas even though there is still danger from air attack by the Russians. And from the battle front comes pictures of a Russian convoy that was ambushed by the Finnish Army and completely destroyed. Among the wreckage propaganda films were found which were to have been shown in Helsinki after the Russian occupation.
Keywords
Mass media; Celebrations and festivals; Military
Locations
Finland; Rovaniemi
Length of story (in feet)
87
Story extras:
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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