I thought these photos of a quirky Finnish vehicle called (I Think) an 'Aerosled' would interest some of you.
They are free to use according to the source website http://sa-kuva.fi/ as long as the website is credited.
They were used by Finnish troops during the 'Winter War'
Eino Luukkanen was 3rd ranking fighter ace in FAF after WWII. During the war time he flew Fokker D.XXI, Brewster B-239, Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2 and Bf 109G-6. I will have some of his stories here for you to read.
THE STORM BREAKS
The next morning, the second day of the war...
Winter War, Finnish Army. During January 1940 arrives many volunteers from around the world, however mainly from Nordic countries. In photo some Norwegian volunteers in their battle equipments somewhere in Northern Finland.
This was the modernized model of the 152 H 09 and numerous changes were made to the gun and carriage. 14 weapons were captured during the Winter War by Finnish Army and they fired 3 985 shots against their former owners
Winter War. Dutch Fokker C.XII fighter. Best fighter in Finnish Air Forces during Winter War with about 120 air victories. In late 1930s Finland bought 7 plane from Holland and just few months before Winter War, 35 was made in Finland
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