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A few minutes from Santa Claus Village is the cemetery for German soldiers. At Norvajärvi there is also a monument of the 196 Norwegian volunteers who fell fighting for the Finns/Germans against the Soviets. Most died fighting to defend two

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The Utter Darkness near Santa Claus Village

During WWII some 50 000 German soldiers were lost on the Finnish front. Most of the soldiers fell in the Soviet Union. The situation through most of WWII was that Finland and Germany were allies. There are two cemeteries in

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Posted in Rovaniemi, SANTA'S ROAD
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