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”Vidlitsa disaster”

Landing at Vidlitsa

Activity of the Bolsheviks
Alarming information from Olonets
Telegram to V.Lenin
Telegram to M.Gusarov
About the Petrograd Front
Monument to the heroes of the landing at Vidlitsa
Kamennogorsk. Monument to the Fallen in Olonets expedition

On June 27, 1919 the Bolshevik's flotilla landed the troops in Vidlitsa, on the coast of Ladoga Lake, in the rear of Olonets Volunteer Army.

As wrote later Paavo Talvela: “It was at this time, at the end of June, when the capture of Petrozavodsk was only a matter of few days, happen a Vidlitsa disaster.”

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