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Finnish Ski Troops.

A group of Finnish alpine troops on skis. (Credit: Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

Finnish ski troops, pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish ski troops, pin by Paolo Marzioli

The Winter War. A Finnish ski patrol taking their postions in the snow by the woods in Northern Finland

Photograph of Finnish ski troops in Northern Finland, 1940 during the Talvisota / Winter War.

Finnish infantry equipped with gas masks and white camouflage advancing on cross-country skis during the Battle of Suomussalmi, 1939-1940.

This is truly bad ass. Finnish infantry equipped with gas masks and white camouflage advancing on cross-country skis during the Battle of Suomussalmi, Winter War

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

Simo Häyhän komppanian jouluhartaus katkesi venäläisten keskitykseen. Jouluaattona 1939 Kollaanjoella otettu kuva sotilaspappi Rantamaan jouluhartaudesta on tunnetuimpia talvisodan kuvia. Rantamaan takana Aarne Juutilainen.

Simo Häyhän komppanian jouluhartaus katkesi venäläisten keskitykseen. Jouluaattona 1939 Kollaanjoella otettu kuva sotilaspappi Rantamaan jouluhartaudesta on tunnetuimpia talvisodan kuvia. Rantamaan takana Aarne Juutilainen.

Jatkosodan Ilomantsin mottitaistelussa tuhottu neuvostoliittolainen T-26 -panssarivaunu.

Jatkosodan Ilomantsin mottitaistelussa tuhottu neuvostoliittolainen T-26 -panssarivaunu.

And now, get finally out of our yard!

Cartoon depicting the Winter War. Date, origin unknown. Caption reads "Stop it now - out of my yard!

Poro ruska-aikaan

Poro ruska-aikaan

Santatelevision photos: Rovaniemi in Lapland Finland - Rovaniemi photo gallery, official home town of Santa Claus capital of Finnish Lapland

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

Antti Rannanjärvi & Antti Isotalo. One man's convicted knife fighter is an other man's freedom fighter.

Finnish gang members, Antti Rannanjarvi and Antti Isotalo

Simo Hayha 500 in 100 days without the use of a scope.

Simo Hayha, the Finnish sniper with 505 confirmed kills in the Winter War…

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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