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Don't mess with Aland

Don't mess with Aland


I promised myself that I wouldn’t post another Åland comic so soon after the last one, but after reading about The Kumlinge Battle I had to.

During the Finnish war Russia chased the Swedish soldiers off of Åland. Then they went home, but left about 450 well trained soldiers behind in case the Swedes would come back. The soldiers started getting bossy and tried commanding the Ålanders around and make them harvest their grain for them. The Ålanders were not happy about that at all, so a few sneaked back to Sweden and said, “They want us to work for them, but we will stay faithful to the Swedish king. We are ready to do anything, but we need help!”
The Swedes wanted to help, but could only effort to send a few soldiers and guns for the farmers. With their new weapons the Ålanders, all farmers who had no military training whatsoever, sneaked up on the Russian soldiers and surprised them. In fact the Ålanders were so vicious and good that the Russians thought they were up against an army of Swedish soldiers and decided to surrender.
Across from the battlefield the Ålanders looked confused on as Russians started waving white flags. Because they had no military training they didn’t understand the signal, and just kept shooting! The Russiand must have thought they were crazy. :XD:
It didn’t stop before some Swedish soldiers saw what was going on and told them to stop. Great was the Russians’ humiliation when they realised they had surrenders to farmers! :XD:
Only three people dired during the battle.

Sweden was so very proud of Åland that day. :D

As http://gefreitervonadler.deviantart.com/ put it: “So don't mess with Åland. The only reason he has agreed to all the non-fortification and non-militarisation treaties since the Crimean war and the destruction of Bomarsund is that he is so badass that he does not need them.” ;)


25th May 2010

Tagged in Sweden Aland Russia

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387 Comments:
 
Koshee

112 M
5 days ago #9359579        

@Kylis155 It is? Huh. Did not know that c:



Kylis155

16 M
12 days ago #9358245        

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why Åland is a demilitarized zone.



23 days ago #9354905        

@AmericanGrammerSucks There --> http://imgur.com/17RQNKX

Better pic --> http://imgur.com/UyjcEgL



25 days ago #9354339        

Can some one PLEASE show me on a map where Aland is?


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Galgann

25 M
1 month ago #9349912        

Where was Åland during the cold war? Could have been very helpful hehe



Mecharic

21 M
3 months ago #9327992        

Aland, can we ally you in the new Anti-Russia war? :P



3 months ago #9325813        

Well damn. I think I like Åland too, heh.



3 months ago #9325116        

I like Åland he sounds like he'd be fun at parties o.o



ediable

999 M
3 months ago #9323387        

This kinda makes me want to be from Åland :3



sourgass

19 M
4 months ago #9308094        

HAHAHA! "An odd time to be drying you laundry", i fucking burst right there xD



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