June 21, 1941, German troops were prearranged signal to start June 22 fighting against the Soviet Union on the plan "Barbarossa" The German sabotage groups began to operate on the territory of the Soviet Union. The German navy began mining the entrance to the Gulf of Finland. #USSR #Finland #WWII #Hitler #PlanofBarbarossa
An injured Soviet soldier who has been taken as a POW by the Finns during the Winter War waits to be treated by a medic. The Finnish-Soviet Winter War began with the Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939 (three months after the outbreak of.
A Finnish Lotta tends to a wounded Finnish soldier during the ongoing Finnish-Soviet Continuation War. August Lotta tends to a wounded Finnish soldier during the ongoing Finnish-Soviet Continuation War.
The Molotov-Cocktail: Originally invented by Finnish troops in the Winter War, this simple but effective weapon soon became popular among soldiers of the Red Army. They succesfully used it as an anti-tank measurement against German armor. Pin by Paolo Marzioli