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Generalleutnant Taavetti Laatikainen

Generalleutnant Taavetti Laatikainen

Young Finnish Volunteer Soldier In Soviet Finnish War - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Young Finnish Volunteer Soldier In Soviet Finnish War - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish Troops inspect Russian dead, during the Winter War of 1939-40. Although the Russian’s out numbered the Finns, their attacks were clumsy and uncoordinated, thus resulting in heavy losses. -www.ww2incolour.com

Finnish Troops inspect Russian dead, during the Winter War of Although the Russian’s out numbered the Finns, their attacks were clumsy and uncoordinated, thus resulting in heavy losses.

Finnish rifleman, Winter War - that Winter, temperatures dropped down to -40 Celsius, and thousands of Soviets froze to death along with their vehicles.the Soviets were surprised by the Finnish Winter of 1939-40. For example, Soviet vehicles were winterized for temperatures down to -20F, which was normally adequate for that region.

Finnish rifleman, Winter War - that Winter, temperatures dropped down to

Finnish troops with a camouflaged gun opposite the front line in southern Karelia, Finland, during the Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland, circa 1940. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish troops with a camouflaged gun opposite the front line in southern Karelia, Finland, during the Winter War between the Soviet Union and Finland, circa Pin by Paolo Marzioli

One advantage the Finnish Army enjoyed was being commanded by Marshal Mannerheim

One advantage the Finnish Army enjoyed was being commanded by Marshal Mannerheim, pin by Paolo Marzioli

kannas - Lotta women cooking the first coffee right after Käkisalmi was taken back, August 1941.

kannas - Lotta women cooking the first coffee right after Käkisalmi was taken back, August

1940. Finnish Soldier In Soviet Finnish War

Swedish volunteer in Finnish Army. Soviet Finnish War - pin by Paolo Marzioli

The Jääkärit (Finnish Jaegers) and their place in the Finnish Army (Jaakaripataljoonan Officers in winter during the fighter. In the center, Zugfuhrer Lennart Oesch) - from http://www.alternativefinland.com/the-jaakarit-and-their-place-in-the-finnish-army/

The Jääkärit (Finnish Jaegers) were volunteers from Finland trained in Germany who fought for an independent Finland free from Russian oppression.

Finnish soldier 1940, photo hand coloured

Finnish soldier photo hand coloured, pin by Paolo Marzioli

The remains of a Soviet column in the Battle of Suomussalmi, central Finland, 7 December 1939 - 8 January 1940. Much of the captured equipment was instrumental in assisting the beleaguered Finns in their defence against the Red Army.

The Winter War The remains of a Soviet column in the Battle of Suomussalmi, central Finland, 7 December 1939 - 8 January Much of the captured equipment was instrumental in assisting the beleaguered Finns in their defence against the Red Army.

Finnish officers near the Kollaa River, Finland, 1939-1940

[Photo] Finnish officers near the Kollaa River, Finland, 1939-1940

Finnish officers near the Kollaa River, Finland,

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