World War II crippled Estonia. A year of Soviet rule was followed by the Nazi invasion in 1941. Many died in the war, and tens of thousands preferred to flee abroad in 1943-44 in fear of a new Soviet occupation.


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Refugee boats at the coast of Sweden.

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