Border, Raappana, Rukajärvi
This Border Generals Cabin functioned as the command post and lodging of Major General Erkki Johannes Raappana at the Rukajärvi front in Russian Karelia during the war years 1941-1944.
Raappana´s forest soldiers engaged in a successful defensive war in the great wilderness of Karelia during the Winter War and the Continuation War.
The Border General´s Cabin and its exhibitions tell the story of a man who was the commanding officer of the border guard detachment in North Karelia, but also known for his love of dogs and the wilderness.
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