(how finns fight a war) Winter War, Reindeer patrol in Jäniskoski near Petsamo 20th Feb. 1940

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Winter War, Reindeer patrol in Jäniskoski near Petsamo Finland Feb.

Finnish Soldier and Kittens WWII

Finnish Soldier and Kittens WWII

An exhausted Finnish soldier armed with his Suomi KP Suomi-konepistooli (sub machine gun) and a supply of hand grenades, on duty at an outpost during the 'Continuation War' 1944.

An exhausted Finnish soldier armed with his Suomi KP Suomi-konepistooli (sub machine gun) and a supply of hand grenades, on duty at an outpost during the 'Continuation War' Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Simo Häyhä receiving honorary rifle; February 17, 1940. Häyhä got a nick name from Russians: "The White Death"

Simo Häyhä receiving the honorary rifle from division commander.

Guerra de Invierno. 1939-1940. Johnny Shumate  Última posición en el camino a Raate, 5 de enero de 1940.

Guerra de Invierno. 1939-1940. Johnny Shumate Última posición en el camino a Raate, 5 de enero de 1940.

A Finnish infantryman, with his KP/-31 Suomi sub-machine gun during the Battle of Vuosalmi in Karelian Isthmus, Finland as part of the Continuation War, between Finland and the Soviet Union. (1941-1944) July 1944. (Note he wears a Czechoslovakia Vz32/34 helmet)

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A Finnish infantryman, with his Suomi sub-machine gun during the Battle of Vuosalmi in Karelian Isthmus, Finland as part of the Continuation War, between Finland and the Soviet Union. July (Note he wears a Czechoslovakia helmet), pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish soldiers in winter camouflage have captured Soviet 7.62-mm aircraft gun YES-2

Finnish soldiers in winter camouflage have captured Soviet aircraft gun - pin by Paolo Marzioli

An experienced finnish scout patrol leader. These soldiers were provided with a fabulous sense of orientation according to their german comrades.

An experienced finnish scout patrol leader. These soldiers were provided with a fabulous sense of orientation according to their german comrades.

/ Finští vojáci metají ruční granáty do sovětských pozic pomocí praku. Finsko, Zimní válka, 1939. / / Finnish soldiers flung grenades into Soviet positions using a sling. Finland, Winter War, 1939. /

/ Finští vojáci metají ruční granáty do sovětských pozic pomocí praku. Finsko, Zimní válka, 1939. / / Finnish soldiers flung grenades into Soviet positions using a sling. Finland, Winter War, 1939. /

A Lotta gutting a salmon at the front during the Finnish reconquest of East Karelia.

A Lotta cutting a salmon at the front during the Finnish reconquest of East Karelia.

Suomalaiset rajasissit olivat usein pohjoisen omia poikia, jotka tunsivat maaston.

Suomalaiset rajasissit olivat usein pohjoisen omia poikia, jotka tunsivat maaston.

Smart use of natural obstacles: Finnish tank obstacles constructed with big slabs of granite, Mannerheim Line, Karelian Isthmus, 1939. Soviet tanks of that time were not in a position to negotiate such barriers.

Smart use of natural obstacles: Finnish tank obstacles constructed with big slabs of granite, Mannerheim Line, Karelian Isthmus, Soviet tanks of that time were not in a position to negotiate such barriers.

Finnish anti-aircraft gunners near the 20-mm anti-aircraft gun (2 cm FlaK 30, the German production) are watching in Mikkeli (Mikkeli).

Finnish anti-aircraft gunners man a anti-aircraft gun cm FlaK German production) near the town of Mikkeli in southern Finland.

Rudolf Walden (December 1, 1878, Helsinki – October 25, 1946), Finnish industrialist and  military leader. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Walden ||  Photo: Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim and Rudolf Walden. (SA-kuva)  |  Rauha - Oppiminen | yle.fi | http://oppiminen.yle.fi/historia-suomi/suomi-jatkosodassa/rauha

Rudolf Walden (December 1, 1878, Helsinki – October 25, 1946), Finnish industrialist and military leader. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Walden || Photo: Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim and Rudolf Walden. (SA-kuva) | Rauha - Oppiminen | yle.fi | http://oppiminen.yle.fi/historia-suomi/suomi-jatkosodassa/rauha

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