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Finnish II Corps (Winter War)

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Finnish II Corps (Winter War)

The II Corps (II Armeijakunta) was a unit of the Finnish Army during the Winter War.

The II Corps with the III Corps formed the Army of the Isthmus (Kannaksen armeija). The corps was commanded by Lieutenant General Harald Öhquist.

The corps fought in the fierce battles around Summa and in the defence of Viipuri.


Delaying groups operational only in the opening phase of the war:

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