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Generalleutnant Taavetti Laatikainen

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Finnish soldiers - Winter war | von Za Rodinu

Finnish soldiers - Winter war | von Za Rodinu

Street fighting in Medvezhyegorsk, Russia. The town was occupied by Finland for three years.

Street fighting in Medvezhyegorsk, Russia. The town was occupied by Finland for three years.

Legendary Russian sniper Vasily Zaitsev (left, pointing) explains the tactical…

Legendary Russian sniper Vasily Zaitsev (left, pointing) explains the tactical…

Simo Häyhä in 1940 with his jaw deformed due to injury from an enemy bullet.Simo Häyhä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsimɔ ˈhæy̯hæ]; December 17, 1905 – April 1, 2002), nicknamed "White Death" (Russian: Белая смерть, Belaya Smert; Finnish: valkoinen kuolema; Swedish: den vita döden) by the Red Army, was a Finnish sniper. Using a modified Mosin–Nagant in the Winter War, he has the highest recorded number of confirmed sniper kills – 505 – in any major war.

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Simo Häyhä in 1940 with his jaw deformed due to injury from an enemy bullet.Simo Häyhä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsimɔ ˈhæy̯hæ]; December 17, 1905 – April 1, 2002), nicknamed "White Death" (Russian: Белая смерть, Belaya Smert; Finnish: valkoinen kuolema; Swedish: den vita döden) by the Red Army, was a Finnish sniper. Using a modified Mosin–Nagant in the Winter War, he has the highest recorded number of confirmed sniper kills – 505 – in any major war.

Finnish soldier and dog in position near Kiestinki, 25 April, 1942. Photographer: Erkki Viitasalo

Finnish soldier and dog in position near Kiestinki, 25 April, 1942. Photographer: Erkki Viitasalo

Hans Henrik "Hasse" Wind (1919-1995) was a Finnish fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II with 75 confirmed air combat victories. He is seen here with his plane in Suulajärvi (1943)

Hans Henrik "Hasse" Wind (1919-1995) was a Finnish fighter pilot and flying ace in World War II with 75 confirmed air combat victories. He is seen here with his plane in Suulajärvi (1943)

Finnish Soldiers WWII

Finnish Soldiers WWII

Known as "White Death" Finish Army  Sniper, Simo Häyhä’s killing streak of 505 Soviet Invaders, in less than 100 days, came to an end when the sniper took an exploding bullet to the jaw. Häyhä subsequently fell into an 11-day coma and woke up March 13, 1940, on the very day the war ended.

Known as "White Death" Finish Army Sniper, Simo Häyhä’s killing streak of 505 Soviet Invaders, in less than 100 days, came to an end when the sniper took an exploding bullet to the jaw. Häyhä subsequently fell into an 11-day coma and woke up March 13, 1940, on the very day the war ended.

Second Lieutenant Toivo Korte (1911-1965) at Kiestinki area, 6 September 1942. This man was called to service and fought in all 3 wars of Finland during WWII, despite the fact that his other eye was completely blinded in an accident. He proved his value by taking out 5 tanks with Molotov cocktails at Mannerheim Line.

Second Lieutenant Toivo Korte (1911-1965) at Kiestinki area, 6 September 1942. This man was called to service and fought in all 3 wars of Finland during WWII, despite the fact that his other eye was completely blinded in an accident. He proved his value by taking out 5 tanks with Molotov cocktails at Mannerheim Line.

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