What happened April 11th 1918?

April 11, 1918 (Thursday) The Ottoman Army consolidated all its forces opposing the British around the Jordan River.

What happened in the Aland Islands?

In the aftermath of the First World War the islands – inhabited by the Swedish-speaking population but belonging to Finland – became an object of a territorial dispute between Finland and Sweden. The residents of the islands claimed their right to self-determination and demanded a reunification with Sweden.

Did Germany invade Finland in ww1?

The Germans invaded Helsinki despite the opposition of Finnish White Army leader Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim who wanted to attack the capital city with his own troops after Tampere had fallen on 6 April….Battle of Helsinki.

Date 12–13 April 1918
Location Helsinki, Finland
Result German and White victory

Does Russia own Aland?

The States who took part were Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Latvia, Poland and Sweden. Soviet Russia did not take part due to its negative sentiments about the Åland Islands agreement.

What was happening in 1918?

This year is noted for the end of the First World War, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, as well as for the Spanish flu pandemic that killed 50-100 million people worldwide.

Why was Aland given to Finland?

Finland was placed under an obligation to guarantee to the population of the islands their Swedish culture, language, local customs and the system of self-government. Åland had become demilitarised as a result of the peace negotiations in Paris in 1856 after the Crimean War.

Who won Finland vs Russia war?

Continuation War

Date 25 June 1941 – 19 September 1944 (3 years, 2 months, 3 weeks and 4 days)
Location Finland, Karelia, and Murmansk area
Result Soviet victory Moscow Armistice
Territorial changes Petsamo ceded to the USSR Porkkala Peninsula leased for 10 years

Is Åland Finnish or Swedish?

Åland is an autonomous, demilitarised, Swedish-speaking region of Finland. Åland consists of more than 6,700 islands, but the current population of over 30,000 live on only 60 islands.

How did Sweden lose Åland?

Sweden pulled most of its troops from Åland on 14 March, but the ship Oscar II and one small military unit stayed until the end of the Finnish Civil War. The last Swedes retreated on 26 May 1918. The Germans stayed in the Åland Islands until September 1918.