Finnish unit insignias

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Henric Edwards
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Finnish unit insignias

Post by Henric Edwards » 26 Mar 2002 11:12

Can anyone point me in the direction of a website or book(s) with pictures of insignias used by the Finnish armed forces? I''m primarily looking for air force and army insignias.




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You'll find some modern ones here...

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Post by Henric Edwards » 26 Mar 2002 13:47

Actually I was refering to the unit specific insignias, not rank insignias. But thanks anyway. :)


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Post by Tiwaz » 26 Mar 2002 15:09

Humm... That would be difficult. I have no idea if someone has gathered all those insignias together. And do you mean insignia today or at some point in history?

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Post by Antti V » 26 Mar 2002 15:49

I do have one book where is unit flags etc. but its from 60´s and Im not sure are those flags of 60´s or are those been unchanged since WW2 or time before it. Check your email soon.

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Post by Henric Edwards » 26 Mar 2002 16:19

Tiwaz and the rest,

I'm mainly looking for the ww2 ones. All I know is that some of the commemorative medals for the various army divisions had a insignia engraved on them. The 8th division for example had three swords, and I was just womdering if these insignias were used in ww2 by the units, or if they were made up for the medals only.


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