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Description - Lentolaivue 24 by Kari Stenman

Finland's premier fighter squadron during World War 2, Lentolaivue 24 (Flying Squadron 24) first saw action during the bloody Winter War of 1939-40, when the Soviet Red Army launched a surprise attack on the small Scandinavian country - the squadron enjoyed great success against numerically superior opposition. LLv 24 was once again in the thick of the action following the outbreak of the Continuation War in June 1941. Easily the air force's most successful fighter unit, LLv 24 claimed 877 kills, and its pilots won five direct and two indirect Mannerheim Crosses (Finland's highest military award) out of a total of 19 presented to all Finnish soldiers. Most top aces also scored the bulk of their kills flying with this unit.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841762623
ISBN-10: 1841762628
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 184mm x mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kari Stenman

Arguably the finest profile artist in the business. John Weal's love of German aircraft in particular makes his work a treat for students of the subject. He illustrated the Finnish aces volume in the Aircraft of the Aces series. Kari Stenman is undoubtedly the most knowledgeable authority on the Finnish Air Force in World War 2, having written over a dozen books on the subject since the late 1960s. The co-author of the successful Aircraft of the Aces volume on Finnish fighter pilots, he runs his own publishing company in Finland.

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