Finnish defenders sometimes took fallen, frozen Russian soldiers and posed them upright as psychological warfare.Body of frozen Soviet soldier propped up by Finnish fighters to intimidate Soviet troops, 1939
Simo Hayha Nicknamed ‘The White confirmed kills with rifle, 200 with submachine gun)Was a Finnish soldier who, using an iron sighted bolt action rifle, amassed the highest recorded confirmed kills as a sniper in any war…ever!
Illustration from Punch, the British humour magazine by E H Shepard, who was the illustrator of Winnie the Pooh. Published in 1940 depicting the Winter War. If there was such a thing as a Finnish Viking, this one might do to defend against the.