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Finland's air force drops swastika emblem after century in use
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Finland's air force drops swastika emblem after century in use

Published: July 2, 2020  |  2 min read, 353 words
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Finland’s air force has quietly removed the last swastikas from unit emblems after over a century in use.Until recently the country’s Air Force Command emblem depicted a pair of wings around a swastika, a symbol which pre-dates its associations with Nazism.The change was first observed by Teivo Teivainen, a politics professor at the University of Helsinki, who argued its negative associations made the swastika's ongoing use politically fraught.Professor Teivainen, who has written widely on the issue, said using the swastika could cause difficulties for the Nato country, particularly if worn... READ MORE
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