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1809 Finnish War Reenactment in Stockholm 2009

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Last war Sweden was involved in was 1809 .
Sweden lost against Russia, and peace treaty was signed.
Finland gained its independence from Sweden.

2009, 19 September - Stockholm , Gärdet
Participants from Sweden , Finland and Russia recreate
one of the last battles  originally at the north of Sweden.

A lot of gunpowder smoke,

Camera close to Swedish field artillery firing  from a hill ,
Russian troops visible at a distance , some Kossack batallion behind the Russian guns smoke ...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnish_War

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