Commanders

E. Heinilä (25 June 1941 - 12 July 1941)
O. Ehrnrooth (12 July 1941 - 19 Jan 1943)
L. Bremer (19 Jan 1943 - 17 June 1944)
K. Lahtela (22 June 1944 - 4 Sep 1944)

Commanders (1. Flight)
P. Berg (25 June 1941 - 13 Aug 1941)
P. Nurminen (13 Aug 1941 - 9 Sep 1941)
P. Berg (3 Sep 1941 - 1 Nov 1941)
K. Lahtela (1 Nov 1941 - 23 Jan 1943)
J. Arnkil (23 Jan 1943 - 6 Oct 1943)
J. Visapää (6 Oct 1943 - 4 Sep 1944)

Commanders (2. Flight)

K. Lahtela (25 June 1941 - 1 Nov 1941)
A. Bremer (1 Nov 1941 - 22 Aug 1943)
A. Virkkunen (22 Aug 1943 - 10 July 1944)
O. Marttila (10 July 1944 - 26 July 1944)
R. Hakulinen (26 July 1944 - 4 Sep 1944)

Commanders (3. Flight)
A. Bremer (25 June 1941 - 30 Sep 1941)
P. Nurminen (30 Sep 1941 - 3 May 1942)
P. Ervi (3 May 1942 - 28 June 1942)
P. Nurminen (28 june 1942 - 19 Mar 1943)
V. Taina (19 Mar 1943 - 10 Jan 1944)
R: Hakulinen (10 Jan 1944 - 26 Mar 1944)
V. Evinen (26 Mar 1944 - 24 June 1944)
S. Alapuro (24 June 1944 - 4 Sep 1944)

A memorial in Hyvinkää (Hyvinge) to Lentolaivue 32 (Squadron 32)
The text on the plaque reads: "32 Flying Squadron, equipped with Fokker D.XXI planes, operated from Hyvinkää airfield in the beginning of the Continuation War, 20. 6 - 1. 7. 1941, protecting the cities and railroads of the Southern Finland."
memorial-fi-hyvinkaa  memorial-fi-hyvinkaa-closeup
(Courtesy of J. Pelkonen)

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