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Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Kansallismuseo Helsinki

Valkoisten asepuku

Valkoisten asepuku

Finland defends itself valiantly against the Soviet invasion (need a translation of the text and place, date of publication)

Finland defends itself valiantly against the Soviet invasion (need a translation of the text and place, date of publication)

Olavi Alakulppi (1915 – 1990) was a Finnish cross country skier and a Knight of the Mannerheim Cross.  Alakulppi served in all three of Finland's WWII conflicts: The Winter War (1939-40),  The Continuation War (1941-44), and The Lapland War (1944-45).  He advanced from sergeant to captain during the war. He received two Mannerheim Crosses (2nd Class) and two Crosses of Liberty. He also received the Iron Cross (2nd Class) of the German army during the war. After WWII Alakulppi moved to U.S.A.

Olavi Alakulppi (1915 – 1990) was a Finnish cross country skier and a Knight of the Mannerheim Cross. Alakulppi served in all three of Finland's WWII conflicts: The Winter War (1939-40), The Continuation War (1941-44), and The Lapland War (1944-45). He advanced from sergeant to captain during the war. He received two Mannerheim Crosses (2nd Class) and two Crosses of Liberty. He also received the Iron Cross (2nd Class) of the German army during the war. After WWII Alakulppi moved to U.S.A.

On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Finland. Some 450,000 Soviet soldiers crossed the border, starting a brutal, frozen battle that would be called the Winter War. In this image, a member of a Finnish anti-aircraft detachment, wearing his white camouflage uniform, works with a range-finder on December 28, 1939, during a Russian aerial attack. (AP Photo)

On November 30, 1939, the Soviet Union invaded Finland. Some 450,000 Soviet soldiers crossed the border, starting a brutal, frozen battle that would be called the Winter War. In this image, a member of a Finnish anti-aircraft detachment, wearing his white camouflage uniform, works with a range-finder on December 28, 1939, during a Russian aerial attack. (AP Photo)