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Winter War, Finland, 1940.

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(Left) Häyhä in the 1940s, with visible damage to his left cheek after his 1940 wound, (Right) Häyhä after being awarded the honorary rifle model 28.

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Simo Häyhä, also known as “The White Death” posing with his winter camouflage, 1940.

Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942 (3)

This picture was declassified in 2006.

Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942 (1)

The execution.

Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942 (2)

Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, 1942.

Body of frozen Soviet soldier propped up by Finnish fighters to intimidate Soviet troops, 1939

Body of frozen Soviet soldier propped up by Finnish fighters to intimidate Soviet troops, 1939.

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Captured Soviet soldier dressed in SN-42 body armor. Karelia, 1944.

Photo Credit: Esko Töyri / SA-Kuva

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“Finland is out of bread, but the war is not over yet”.

(Photo credit: SA-Kuva).

“Finland is out of bread, but the war is not over yet”.

(Photo credit: SA-Kuva).

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Soviet frontline propaganda banner directed towards Finns, 1942.

Photo Credit: SA-Kuva