Lauri Allan Törni aka Larry Thorne was a Finnish soldier who fought under 3 flags:Finnish, Nazi Germany,US.Thorne fought against the USSR both as a Finnish soldier and Waffen SS.The Russians put a price on his head during the Finno-USSR war because of his battle feats.Postwar,Thorne entered the US illegally but in 1954 was inducted into the US Army and was among the first to join the Special Forces.Thorne was killed in Vietnam in 1965.He is buried at Arlington Ntl Cemetery.
New book on war hero divides opinions
Lauri Törni, a Finnish Second World War hero who served in the armies of three countries, has received overly-positive press in Finland, according to a new book. The authors say his dark side has been swept under the carpet, and his conviction for treason glossed over.
Lauri Allan Törni (en el medio) mientras servia al Ejército Finlandés. Luego lucharía para Alemania en las filas de las SS y para EE.UU en Vietnam donde caería en combate. En todas sus guerras combatió contra el Comunismo.