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Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything Finnish around the world, in the past or in the present. If something borrowed is yours and you do not like it in this format, or think it's not properly credited let me know and I will change or delete it. You probably won't like or be interested in everything I put on this page, but hopefully you'll find a few things or learn something new about Finland.
Lauri Allan Törni aka Larry Thorne was a Finnish soldier who fought under 3 flags:Finnish, Nazi Germany,US.Thorne fought against the USSR both as a Finnish soldier and Waffen SS.The Russians put a price on his head during the Finno-USSR war because of his battle feats.Postwar,Thorne entered the US illegally but in 1954 was inducted into the US Army and was among the first to join the Special Forces.Thorne was killed in Vietnam in 1965.He is buried at Arlington Ntl Cemetery.
OOH-LA-LA: Top Ten all-French flyers
To coincide with Dassault's glitzy roll-out of the wide-body Falcon 5X business jet on 2 June, and as the aerospace industry prepares to travel to Le Bourget for the Paris air show, our Top 10 feature looks at some of the most significant and iconic French aircraft of the post-Second World War era.
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soviet-red: “ Guns I Want: Yugoslavian M56 A copy of the innovative Nazi German MP-40, but different in a couple of ways. The gun features a curved magazine and a longer length compared to its MP-40...
Kuvassa Olavi Paavolainen.
Kuvassa Olavi Paavolainen. Teoksessa Sodan värit. Valokuvia Suomesta vuosilta 1941-1944 (WSOY 2000) s. 181: ?Tuntematon sotilas ajopuulla: Olavi Paavolai...
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