Volunteers continued to fight

SS-Unterscharführer Erik Wallin
After the Armistice between Finland and Soviet Union, the Norwegians in SS-Schijäger-Batallion Norwegen had lost their reason for service, and tragically, they even fought isolated skirmishes with the Finnish troops as the German forces marched across Lapland to Norwegian territory. Many Scandinavian veterans of the Continuation War volunteered for the Waffen-SS in order to continue fighting Soviet communism (picture shows the Swedish volunteer Erik Wallin at a training school for the Waffen-SS. He had participated in both the Winter War and the Continuation War). Public domain.

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