Larry Thorne

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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.

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.

Green Berets Captain Larry Thorne (aka Lauri Törni) in Vietnam

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Green Berets Captain Larry Thorne (aka Lauri Törni) in Vietnam

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Lauri Törni, a Finnish Second World War hero who served in the armies of three countries, has received overly-positive press in Finland, acc...

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.

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.

reparations: Lauri Törni among some of his rangers in the Finnish Army. Törni also served in the Waffen-SS at the rank of Untersturmführer and after the war ended up serving as a US Special Forces officer in Vietnam and Laos.

The Beauty & The Horror.

reparations: Lauri Törni among some of his rangers in the Finnish Army. Törni also served in the Waffen-SS at the rank of Untersturmführer and after the war ended up serving as a US Special Forces officer in Vietnam and Laos.

Soldier Under Three Flags: The Story of Larry Thorne BOOK COVER

Larry Alan Thorne, Major, United States Army

Biography of Major Thorne

Born a Soldier The Times and Life of Larry Thorne (Lauri Torni)

Born A Soldier is the biography of Larry Thorne, an outstanding Finnish soldier in the Finnish, German and US Armies, who died in action in Vietnam in 1965

Born a Soldier The Times and Life of Larry Thorne (Lauri Torni)

Born A Soldier is the biography of Larry Thorne, an outstanding Finnish soldier in the Finnish, German and US Armies, who died in action in Vietnam in 1965

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Maj Larry Thorne, soldier of three armies [1919-1965]

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Lauri Torni

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Green Berets Captain Larry Thorne, via ~ The NAM

Green Berets Captain Larry Thorne, via ~ The NAM

Lauri Törni - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Lauri Törni

Lauri Törni - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia