1944: Battle of Nietjärvi

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Re: 1944: Battle of Nietjärvi

Post by tramonte » 01 May 2018 22:54

5th Division (2nd and 44th infantry Regiments) was supported by 11 battalions of artillery in Nietjärvi (U-line), more than any other Finnish infantry division got during 1944. Normally every division had just 4 battalions of artillery (48 guns). About PzFausts and PzSchrecks all i know is that most of units north from Lake Ladoga got these AT short distance weapons at late June or early days of July. So in Nietjärvi most on units surely had them for use.
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