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Laivat puuta, miehet rautaa

By Peuranheimo, Orvo, Pirhonen, Jouko and Killinen, Kullervo
(Wooden ships, iron men)
1956, WSOY, Porvoo
227 pages, 74 photos, 6 maps
book is in Finnish language

Descripton: The battles of motor torpedo boats in the Gulf of Finland 1941-1944. Excellent book. The authors served in the flotilla of Motor Torpedo Boats. Jouko Pirhonen was awarded the highest honor -- the Mannerheim Cross -- in 1943. Maps include mine-fields in the Gulf of Finland in 1941-1944.