Finnish WW2 military terminology
- Published: 25 July 2013 25 July 2013
- Last Updated: 26 July 2013 26 July 2013
by Tom Houlihan
The left-most column with an entry is where to start. If there’s an abbreviation there, then the word is listed with it. The actual word will be listed alphabetically. The two columns of Finnish entries are in alpha order. The German and English columns are NOT.
Note that the translations provided may not be exact and precise. What is important is not so much the actual words, but their meaning and intent. The translations then are the closest approximation of the meanings of the originals as possible.
Finnish words and abbreviations are entered alphabetically. An entry for an abbreviation will only have the corresponding word. The entry for the word will have the abbreviation behind the word. The corresponding German and English words are only listed with the Finnish words.