The Lotta Museum in Tuusula concentrates in presenting how women - called lottas - helped in our Winter and Continuation wars, both in the war zone and home front. The Lotta Organization was a women’s voluntary civil defence organization that operated from 1921 to 1944 with over 200 000 members. In wartime lottas carried out catering, medical and air surveillance duties in the war zone. The Moscow armistice ordered the organization to be closed down.
Last time I visited the Lotta Museum I didn’t see this Lotta café - probably it has been created during the Covid shutdown. Lottas ran cafés, where the soldiers could have a cup of substitute coffee and relax a bit. In the back room there was a massive soup cannon & modest tin plates. After all, it was quite an experience to me, daughter & grandson to empathize with wartime conditions.
I did not take many photos in the museum’s main building.
If you want to see more, clic to my previous post about the Lotta Museum.
The week has been pretty warm, but rain & sun in turns.
My faithful Negritjanka is blooming, but due to June-Juy draught not very abundantly.