The Great Escape 1944

Crowds gathered at the harbour hoping to board any remaining ships

This month marks 76 years since “The Great Escape.  In September 1944, over 75,000 people fled Estonian to escape the advancing Red Army.

The EAA volunteers and Lachlan Bell curated “The Great Escape 1944” exhibition that is currently on display in the foyer of Estonian House Sydney. 

This is also the first exhibition we have put online and is available for you to view anywhere in the world!

Crowds gathered at the harbour hoping to board any remaining ships
Crowds gathered at Tallinn Harbour, 1944
Reet Simmul
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