Field "toilet" bulletin.

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Field "toilet" bulletin.

Post by Teukka » 24 Aug 2004 18:43

Here is a photo of a field "toilet"(called "riuku" in finland).
It was build as a showcase to our comrades in arms, germans, to teach them some field hygienie.
Finns were appalled by german field hygienie, they did their "busines" everywhere and so caused diseases to spread.
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Post by Harri » 24 Aug 2004 20:03

Note this is a premium model with a roof. Note also the look of the soldier in the middle - it is essential for the full relief. :lol:

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Post by Mark V » 24 Aug 2004 20:12

Luxury model also because "the riuku" seems strong enough to withstand the weight of 3 men...

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BTW. An seldomly discussed issue. And important for health of troops. Like in many areas of living (comfordably) in frontlines - Finns also made the construction of field toilets an art form of its own.

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Post by Jari » 24 Aug 2004 21:45

Harri wrote:Note this is a premium model with a roof.
Convenient in winter, so that snow doesn't fill the hole!

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Post by Teukka » 25 Aug 2004 17:49

The photo was taken near kiestinki (i dont know the russian name) in the wintwar of 41.
There are finnish vänrikki (2nd leutenant), kersantti (staff sergeant) and alikersantti (sergeant) from LinPsto 6 (fortress battery 6.)sharing a moment at the riuku.

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Post by Mark V » 25 Aug 2004 21:39

Teukka wrote:The photo was taken near kiestinki (i dont know the russian name) in the wintwar of 41.
There are finnish vänrikki (2nd leutenant), kersantti (staff sergeant) and alikersantti (sergeant) from LinPsto 6 (fortress battery 6.)sharing a moment at the riuku.
Good details.

Only thing you were missing is the names of soldiers and their invidual state of bowel function...

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Post by e.polis » 26 Aug 2004 05:44

Judging buy the painful expression on the middle mans face, he requires the assistance of a maths teacher, they always work it out with a pencil.

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Post by Bair » 28 Aug 2004 22:22

yet another one, now a summer version...

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Post by Tero » 28 Aug 2004 23:20

Just wondering: were the Finns really the only nation to actually take pictures of the front line field condition regulations standardized relief facilities ? While they were in use to boot. :P

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