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Juutilainen and BW-364 Eino Ilmari "Illu" Juutilainen (21 February 1914 – 21 February 1999) was a fighter pilot of the Ilmavoimat (Finnish Air Force), and the top scoring non-German fighter pilot of all time. Wikipedia

Juutilainen and BW-364 Eino Ilmari "Illu" Juutilainen (21 February 1914 – 21 February 1999) was a fighter pilot of the Ilmavoimat (Finnish Air Force), and the top scoring non-German fighter pilot of all time. Wikipedia

Das „Finnische Freiwilligen-Bataillon der Waffen-SS“ kämpfte seit Januar 1942 mit 1.180 Mann (III. (finn.)/ SS-Inf.Rgt. Nordland).

Das „Finnische Freiwilligen-Bataillon der Waffen-SS“ kämpfte seit Januar 1942 mit 1.180 Mann (III. (finn.)/ SS-Inf.Rgt. Nordland).

News about cease-fire between Finland and Soviets have reached frontlines and Finnish soldier is waving towards soviets lines. The Soviet Union ended hostilities exactly 24 hours after the Finns. Photo has been taken in Uuksujärvi 4.9.1944

News about cease-fire between Finland and Soviets have reached frontlines and Finnish soldier is waving towards soviets lines. The Soviet Union ended hostilities exactly 24 hours after the Finns. Photo has been taken in Uuksujärvi 4.9.1944

Finnish anti-aircraft gunners near the 20-mm anti-aircraft gun (2 cm FlaK 30, the German production) are watching in Mikkeli (Mikkeli).

Finnish anti-aircraft gunners near the 20-mm anti-aircraft gun (2 cm FlaK 30, the German production) are watching in Mikkeli (Mikkeli).

A Finnish radio announcer describes the shooting down of a Soviet bomber by a Finnish fighters during one of the raids by Soviet bombers on Finland. 1939

A Finnish radio announcer describes the shooting down of a Soviet bomber by a Finnish fighters during one of the raids by Soviet bombers on Finland. 1939

Simo Hayha aka "The White Death" Finnish Sniper 505 confirmed kills sniping (Iron sights only) Unofficial frontline estimates say over 800.200 confirmed kills by submachine gun.Operated alone.Killed all russian countersnipers sent.Survived other attempts to locate/kill him.Survived an artillery strike ordered specifically for him.Survived a carpet bombing sent specifically for him.Did all of this....in under 100 days.  The "Winter War" between Finland and Russia,1939-1940

Simo Hayha aka "The White Death" Finnish Sniper 505 confirmed kills sniping (Iron sights only) Unofficial frontline estimates say over 800.200 confirmed kills by submachine gun.Operated alone.Killed all russian countersnipers sent.Survived other attempts to locate/kill him.Survived an artillery strike ordered specifically for him.Survived a carpet bombing sent specifically for him.Did all of this....in under 100 days. The "Winter War" between Finland and Russia,1939-1940

A Finnish soldier, whose artery was cut open by a grenade shrapnel. Kaalamo, Petäjävaara. 1941.07.22

A Finnish soldier, whose artery was cut open by a grenade shrapnel. Kaalamo, Petäjävaara. 1941.07.22

Lotta Svärd,Finland 39,Vintage Nursing,45

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