Jaakko

Finnish Irregular Jaakko Korpinen.

Born: 1914, Sumussalmi.

Died: 1939

Age: 25.

Jaakko Korpinen, died in battle while successfully drawing machine gun fire away from the rest of his small ambush force. His actions allowed two other members of the squad to successfully sneak undetected, engage, and eliminate the enemy in hand to hand combat.

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