Simo Hayha the Finnish sniper
By Jakob Eichstadt
This is Simo Haya
He started his military service in 1925 at the age of 20. He died on April first in 2002 at the age of 96.He was nicknamed "white Death" by the red army during his deployment. While the was deployed he was struck in the face by an explosive bullet from a Russian counter sniper.
Images of Simo Haya
This is an image of Simo before he went into the war.
Simo is training to get ready to deploy soon. He was being trained to cross country ski with all the gear he would need to survive in the woods and to be able to travel faster in the deep snow.
Simo is raising his rifle to shoot a target at 100m.