Finnish Maxim M/32-33 machine-gun crew during the fighting for Vuosalmi

Maxim M/32-33

Finnish Maxim M / 32-33 machine-gun crew during the battles for Vuosalmi.

The bloody battles near the village of Vuosalmi on the Karelian Isthmus between parts of the 23rd Soviet Army and parts of the Finnish VI Army Corps, took place from July 4 to 18, 1944. During the fighting, after several unsuccessful attempts, the Soviet troops managed to force the Vuoksa River in the Vuosalmi area and create a bridgehead on the opposite bank.




Location: Vuosalmi, Finland
Date of the photo: July 23-24, 1944
Posted by: V. Hallting

In : 1944

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