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Little Finland hosts movie showing


Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

A CROWD watches the Finnish movie, "Tali Inhantala," Sunday at Little Finland.


KIMBALL, Wis - A small crowd gathered at Little Finland Sunday for a showing of the World War II movie, "Tali Ihantala."

The film is also known by several other names in various countries, including "1944: The Final Defense."

While featuring little plot or characters, the movie - which was made in 2007 - portrays the Finnish victory in the battle of Tali Inhantala.

The battle, fought in the summer of 1944, was a Finnish attempt to stop the Russian offensive into Finland during World War II. The Finnish victory was a key part in the Russian dec...

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