A group of  Brewster B-239 "Buffalo"s from the Finnish 24th Fighter Squadron in flight over norther Karelia. The Finns were enamored of the chunky, slow Buffalo, and used it to devastating effect during both the Russo-Finnish War and WWII.

Finnish military campaign Middle fighter on photos bearing the number — aircraft very efficient Finnish fighter pilot Eino Ilmari Ûutilajnen.

Veljekset äidin hautajaisissa heinäkuussa 1942. Vasemmalta luutnantti Viljo Iisalo, luutnantti Tauno Iisalo, luutnantti Aulis Iisalo ja kadetti Pentti Iisalo.

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Veljekset äidin hautajaisissa heinäkuussa 1942. Vasemmalta luutnantti Viljo Iisalo, luutnantti Tauno Iisalo, luutnantti Aulis Iisalo ja kadetti Pentti Iisalo.

In Finnish Air Force service, the B-239s were regarded as being easy to fly, a "gentleman's travelling plane."[32] The Buffalo was also popular within the FAF because of its relatively long range and also because of a good maintenance record. This was in part due to the efforts of the Finnish mechanics, who solved a problem that plagued the Wright Cyclone engine by inverting one of the piston rings in each cylinder, which had a positive effect on reliability.

In Finnish Air Force service, the B-239s were regarded as being easy to fly, a "gentleman's travelling plane."[32] The Buffalo was also popular within the FAF because of its relatively long range and also because of a good maintenance record. This was in part due to the efforts of the Finnish mechanics, who solved a problem that plagued the Wright Cyclone engine by inverting one of the piston rings in each cylinder, which had a positive effect on reliability.

Finnish sharpshooter during the Winter War of 1940 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

Finnish sharpshooter during the Winter War of 1940 - pin by Paolo Marzioli

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Tiedosto:Nihtila valo.jpg

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