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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.:

Estonian Volunteers in the Finnish Army.

Estonian Volunteers in the Finnish Army.

Finnish Troops during WW2.

Finnish Troops during WW2.

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 ...

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 ...

5th company sniper, private Vähätörmä in one of his regular stalking positions in the attic of a hospital building at the sector of 2nd Battalion, 33rd IR, 6th Div. Poventsa (Povenets), May 18, 1944.

5th company sniper, private Vähätörmä in one of his regular stalking positions in the attic of a hospital building at the sector of 2nd Battalion, 33rd IR, 6th Div. Poventsa (Povenets), May 18, 1944.

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 1944.

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.

Swedish Volunteers with a Captured Soviet T-37 during the Winter War.

Swedish Volunteers with a Captured Soviet T-37 during the Winter War.

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers.

Swedish Volunteers being greeted by Finnish Officers.

Heimo Lampi (1920–1998) 13.5 kills When the Continuation War begun, Lampi was young sergeant just graduated from the Air Force Academy. His first aerial battle occurred at the first day of the war, on June 25, 1941. His squadron LeLv 24 was alerted to intercept a bomber squadron approaching city of Heinola. Lampi was one of the first pilots to take off and downed 2 bombers and shared one kill with SSgt.Kinnunen. They were first pilots to score kills with the Brewsters. Lampi served the whole…

Heimo Lampi (1920–1998) 13.5 kills When the Continuation War begun, Lampi was young sergeant just graduated from the Air Force Academy. His first aerial battle occurred at the first day of the war, on June 25, 1941. His squadron LeLv 24 was alerted to intercept a bomber squadron approaching city of Heinola. Lampi was one of the first pilots to take off and downed 2 bombers and shared one kill with SSgt.Kinnunen. They were first pilots to score kills with the Brewsters. Lampi served the whole…

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