How “White Death” Simo Häyhä Became The Deadliest Sniper In History

Simo Häyhä has the most confirmed kills of any sniper on record — and he endured astonishing conditions to earn that title. At the dawn of World War II in 1939, Josef Stalin sent over half a million men across Russia’s western border to invade Finland. It was a move that would cost tens ofContinue reading “How “White Death” Simo Häyhä Became The Deadliest Sniper In History”

20 Rare Color Photographs of the Continuation War from the Early 1940s

The Continuation War, also known as Second Soviet-Finnish war, was a conflict fought by Finland and Nazi Germany, against the Soviet Union (USSR) from 1941 to 1944, as a part of World War II. In Soviet historiography, the war was called the Finnish Front of the Great Patriotic War. Germany regarded its operations in theContinue reading “20 Rare Color Photographs of the Continuation War from the Early 1940s”