31.8.2020 Tuesday (day two). Today was a rather busy day that started with a lengthy web lecture associated with my doctoral studies. Then a two hour long drive to Hanko where my colleagues had worked hard and started work on two new trial excavation areas associated with the trench warfare between Finnish and Soviet forces in 1941.
Early in the afternoon I gave a lengthy interview to the media for an article about the reburial ceremony on Thursday when the seven unknown Soviet soldiers our team repatriated in the autumn of 2019 will be reunited with their comerades at the Soviet war cemetery in Täcktom Hanko.
Tomorrow our team will make a sea journey to the Hanko archipelago to document and map a massgrave for some 30 Soviet soldiers killed in one of the many battles for the islands almost exactly 79 years ago.