Scandinavia and the World
Scandinavia and the World

Comments #9605214:

During the infamous Winter War (where Finland received no ai 5 3, 3:54pm


While I don't want to fault the Finns too much for siding with Germany, it's not like nobody knew the Nazi's hated the Jews and made life hell for them. That was know since well before the war.
Now the industrial killing of Jews by the millions wasn't discover until later, but that Finland was getting into bed with a very nasty ally they knew when they did it.
On the other hand they didn't really have that much of a choice, stuck as they where between two massmurdering dictatorships.
So I'm not by any means calling Finns Nazis - you just didn't have much other choice then to make a pact with the devil, unfortunately.