Category: winter war

Finnish soldiers use a slingshot to launch gre…

Finnish soldiers use a slingshot to launch grenades at Soviet troops during the Winter War, ca. 1940.

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Simo Häyhä “White Death”, during t…

Simo Häyhä “White Death”, during the Winter War, circa 1939

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A Finnish soldier with a reindeer during the Winter War via…

A Finnish soldier with a reindeer during the Winter War

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The corpse of a Russian soldier stands rigid in a clearing…

The corpse of a Russian soldier stands rigid in a clearing during the Winter War. This scare tactic was used by Finnish troops to intimidate Russians invaders as they advanced through hellish winter conditions. Finland, December 1939.

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