igorr wrote:Soviet troops leave island Sommers (Someri) on 31.12.41.
According to booklet Ulko-Tammio - Jatkosodan linnake
(Ulko-Tammio - Continuation War era fortress) Finns had on 291241 dropped leflets at the Island, demanding the Soviet troops there to capitulate within 48 hours. 311241 after the deadline a Finnish patrol led bt Ltn Aittola started to move from Island Ulko-Tammio towards Someri. At the same time a Finnish fighter patrol flew over Someri, noticed and deliverad a message to patrol Aittola that Someri seems to be empty, and lots of tracks at the snow towards Island Lavansaari. Finns also had captured a Soviet radio message that Someri should be emptied by 301241 2300 hours.
igorr wrote:Before - on 19.12 and 27.12 there were two attacks from finns on island, at leasr it recorded in Chronic.
According to the Ulko-Tammio - Jatkosodan linnake
250941 two man Finnish recon patrol landed at the East coast of Someri and after 10 min left the Island (reported killing two opponents, but receiving no enemy action in return)
According to book Taisteluhälyytys
(Battle alarm) by Eino Pukkila, Finnish gunboats Hämeenmaa and Uusimaa, acommpanied with a VMV patrol boat, fired at Someri on nights 10/110941 and 13/140941.
igorr wrote:SFirst mention about SNiS ("СНиС" in russian) post on island in Chronic was 3.9.41. Then on 20.9.41 aircrafts attacked this post and sunk near island TKA Nr. 91(94) and damaged Nr.24(83). Next day Nr.21 (24) was damaged. May be, by finns?
According to book Laivat Puuta, Miehet Rautaa
(Wooden boats, Men of Iron) by O. Peuranheimo, J. Pirhonen and K. Killinen Fiinish MBT flotilla asked 111041 permission to land at Someri as there been no indication of traffic for several weeks, only the wreck of a Soviet VMV-boat [MO-boat, JT] at the harbour, shot to a wreck by Finnish AF.
Finnish VTV-1 (ex Soviet Bronekater No.215[?]), MTB Sisu and a detachment of engineers from coastal troops took part to the recon mission (same day? , JT), but were forced to abort the mission because of enemy defensive actions.
What were the approx. dates of Soviet era usage of the different Russian language/Cyrillic names of the Someri Island: