Swedish volunteer (Finnish army) Sgt Karl Arthur Axén with dead members of a Russian Patrol.:

Swedish volunteer (Finnish army) Sgt Karl Arthur Axén with dead members of a Russian Patrol. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Swedish volunteer (Finnish army) Sgt Karl Arthur Axén with dead members of a Russian Patrol.

Swedish volunteer (Finnish army) Sgt Karl Arthur Axén with dead members of a Russian Patrol. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Knight of the Mannerheim Cross, lieutenant Kaarlo Heikki Nykänen (1920-2011). Uhtua, 12 August 1943. SA-kuva 134936 He commanded a machine gun platoon 1941-42 and was then leader of 3rd Division’s long range patrol unit for most of the war. The unit’s main duties were constant patrolling and hindering of all kinds of enemy activities. Once, he captured hill positions from numerically superior enemy with his 40 men. Forty enemies died and only one of his men was killed and five ...

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Finnish Airforce fighter ace (32 victories) Kyösti “Kössi” Karhila (1921–2009) photographed infront of his Curtiss P-36 Hawk after his first kill in august 1941.  He flew the Curtiss Hawk in LeLv 32 until April 20, 1943, when he was moved to LeLv 34 along with some other aces, to fly the just arrived Messerschmitts. During the Continuation War (1941-1944) Karhila, scored 13 confirmed kills with the P-36 Hawk and 19 with Bf 109 G, flying 556 hours (304 missions) and also reached ...

Finnish Airforce fighter ace victories) Kyösti “Kössi” Karhila photographed infront of his Curtiss Hawk after his first kill in august

Corporal Tore Lindgren from Stockholm. He served in Finnish Army from autumn of 1942 to September 1944.

Corporal Tore Lindgren from Stockholm. He served in Finnish Army from autumn of 1942 to September Pin by Paolo Marzioli

lottalunkreeni:  General Steiner gives Iron Cross II Class to a finnish SS volunteer.  Source: Jukka Tyrkkö: Suomalaisia suursodassa: SS-vapaaehtoisten vaiheita jääkäreiden jäljillä 1941-43

General Steiner gives Iron Cross II Class to a finnish SS volunteer.

Estonian Volunteers in the Finnish Army.

A platoon of the Estonian Bn, Inf Regt, Finnish Army, defending the Mannerheim Line on the Karelian Isthmus as part of the Finnish Inf Div in October cf Plate They are wearing Hungarian helmets and Finnish field tunics - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers.

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers (probably Marshal Mannerheim on this photo), pin by Paolo Marzioli

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