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Finnish soldiers- stood dead Russian soldiers up to intimidate further attackers, Finland, Winter War 1939. Gory, but historically interesting.

Finnish soldiers- stood dead Russian soldiers up to intimidate further attackers, Finland, Winter War 1939. Gory, but historically interesting.

SUOMEN RAJAT-rauhat 1323-1944.

SUOMEN RAJAT-rauhat 1323-1944.

Finnish Army officers, NCOs, and enlisted soldiers' field uniforms during the 1941-1944 Continuation War.

Finnish Army officers, NCOs, and enlisted soldiers' field uniforms during the 1941-1944 Continuation War.

Simo Häyhä: 542 Kills (705 unconfirmed) Simo Häyhä, a Finn, is the only non-Soviet soldier on this list. Nicknamed “White Death” by the troops of the Red Army — whom he tormented, dressed in his snow camouflage, during the bitterly cold Winter War of 1939-1940 — Häyhä is, according to statistics, the deadliest sniper in history.

Simo Häyhä: 542 Kills (705 unconfirmed) Simo Häyhä, a Finn, is the only non-Soviet soldier on this list. Nicknamed “White Death” by the troops of the Red Army — whom he tormented, dressed in his snow camouflage, during the bitterly cold Winter War of 1939-1940 — Häyhä is, according to statistics, the deadliest sniper in history.

Finnish Army officers and enlisted soldiers' summer field uniforms during the 1939-1940 Winter War.

Finnish Army officers and enlisted soldiers' summer field uniforms during the 1939-1940 Winter War.

Finnish Army officers and enlisted infantrymen's uniforms during the the 1944-1945 Lapland War.

Finnish Army officers and enlisted infantrymen's uniforms during the the 1944-1945 Lapland War.

WW2 Propaganda/War Posters - Page 3 - Total War Center Forums

WW2 Propaganda/War Posters - Page 3 - Total War Center Forums

Finnish Christmas postcard illustration by TOvE JaNSSON featuring Finnish soldiers in a wintery pine forest. Date of issue unknown

Finnish Christmas postcard illustration by TOvE JaNSSON featuring Finnish soldiers in a wintery pine forest. Date of issue unknown

Camouflage winter war style.

Camouflage winter war style.

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 invading Russians.

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 invading Russians.


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Finland’s Secret Weapon  Published in a British newspaper during the Winter War  photo credit: wwiicolor

Finland’s Secret Weapon Published in a British newspaper during the Winter War photo credit: wwiicolor

Mannerheim line

Mannerheim line

Finnish Christmas postcard illustration by Tove Jansson featuring Finnish soldiers in a wintery pine forest. Date of issue unknown

Finnish Christmas postcard illustration by Tove Jansson featuring Finnish soldiers in a wintery pine forest. Date of issue unknown

Lottia lumipuvuissa jatkosodan aikana 13.1.1942 Members of Lotta Svärd (Finnish Women´s Auxiliary Defence Service) during the Continuation War

Lottia lumipuvuissa jatkosodan aikana 13.1.1942 Members of Lotta Svärd (Finnish Women´s Auxiliary Defence Service) during the Continuation War

Finnish children emulate a Winter War soldier and Lotta Svärd nurse.1940

Finnish children emulate a Winter War soldier and Lotta Svärd nurse.1940

Children Airplanes (Finnish Children In Wartime) Achille Beltrame (1871 – 1945, Italian)

Children Airplanes (Finnish Children In Wartime) Achille Beltrame (1871 – 1945, Italian)

Ompelijatar Martta Koskinen teloitettiin Malmilla syyskuussa 1943. Nyt löytyneen dokumentin mukaan tuomio oli kyseenalainen.

Ompelijatar Martta Koskinen teloitettiin Malmilla syyskuussa 1943. Nyt löytyneen dokumentin mukaan tuomio oli kyseenalainen.

Kekkonen and Kennedy

Kekkonen and Kennedy

Los retratos encontrados, tales como el de Nefertiti, esposa de Ajnatón, hacen más tangible un periodo fascinante de la historia de la civilización.

Los retratos encontrados, tales como el de Nefertiti, esposa de Ajnatón, hacen más tangible un periodo fascinante de la historia de la civilización.

Human-shaped cavities, formed after humans were buried under tephra (ash and pumice) during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. When the volcanic debris hardened the bodies rotted on the inside, leaving holes.  Archaeologists were able to fill those holes with plaster to create casts of the bodies.

Human-shaped cavities, formed after humans were buried under tephra (ash and pumice) during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. When the volcanic debris hardened the bodies rotted on the inside, leaving holes. Archaeologists were able to fill those holes with plaster to create casts of the bodies.

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