Swedish poster for recruiting Swedes to come and fight for Finland against Russia.

“Finland’s cause is ours! For a bigger battle join the Volunteer Corps”- Swedish poster responding to the Soviet invasion of Finland

Simo Häyhä receiving honorary rifle; February 17, 1940

Simo Häyhä receiving the honorary rifle from division commander.

15. Suomi kuitenkin menetti Neuvostoliitolle Karjalan sekä Sallan, mutta se oli pieni hinta itsenäisyydestä.

Areas ceded by Finland to the Soviet Union after the Winter War in 1940 and the Continuation War in The Porkkala land lease was returned to Finland in Finland covered an area of approximately sq mi) before the handover

Finnish soldiers fighting in wintry terrain, 1940s, pin by Paolo Marzioli

[Photo] Finnish soldiers fighting in wintry terrain, 1940s

[Photo] Finnish soldiers fighting in wintry terrain,

Simo Hayha – Finnish sniper in color, pin by Paolo Marzioli

A few nice dog breeder images I found: Simo Hayha - Finnish sniper in color Image by World War 2 Recolored Häyhä was born in the municipality of Rautjärvi

Danish volunteers in Oulu, Finland during the Winter War.

Danish volunteers in Oulu, Finland during the Winter War. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Talvisota/Winter war - Raatteen tien taistelualueelta otettuja sotavankeja. Kuva: Erkki Sortila. - Battle of Raate Road, Russian war prisoners, Finland, photo by Erkki Sortila

- Battle of Raate Road, Russian war prisoners, Finland, photo by Erkki Sortila

Finnish soldiers, who presumably are a part of the 5th Light Detachment (Kev Os 5) “Company of Death”.  Summa, 1939.12.20

Finnish Men of the "Company of Death" Jaeger Company of Light Detachment 5 with their skull helmets during the Winter War in Summa, Karelia. December From SA-Kuva.

Soviet soldiers killed by Finns in the Karelian Isthmus.

Soviet soldiers killed by Finns in the Karelian Isthmus.

Swedish Ski Troops -  Volunteer Swedish ski troops on maneuvers in the Russo-Finnish War, 1940.

Swedish Ski Troops - Volunteer Swedish ski troops on maneuvers in the Russo-Finnish War,

"A nostalgic view of Finland lives through the memory of the war," #talvisota #WinterWar #75yearsago

harrisericdavid: A Finnish machine gun crew during the Winter War, February

Simo Häyhä (1905-2002). Suomalainen talvisodan tarkka-ampuja.

- Simo Häyhä regarding how he was able to personally defeat over 750 Soviets during Finland’s Winter War

Pinterest
Search