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  Paavo Talvela - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the Winter War (1939 - 1940), he commanded "Group Talvela" which took part in the Battle of Tolvajärvi.
In 1941, during the Continuation War, he commanded the Finnish III Corps on the Karelian Isthmus.
Talvela was awarded the Mannerheim Cross in 1941.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paavo_Talvela   (111 words)

 Station Information - Paavo Talvela
Paavo Talvela was one of the volunteers who served in the Finnish Jaeger battalion in Germany in 1916 to 1917.
He was a battalion commander in the Finnish Civil War.
During the Winter War he commanded "Group Talvela" which took part in the Battle of Tolvajärvi.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/p/pa/paavo_talvela.html   (91 words)

 Paavo Talvela -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paavo Talvela (1897-1973) was a (The official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages) Finnish (An enlisted man or woman who serves in an army) soldier.
He was one of the volunteers who served in the (Click link for more info and facts about Finnish Jaeger battalion) Finnish Jaeger battalion in (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) Germany in 1916 to 1917.
Talvela was awarded the (Click link for more info and facts about Mannerheim Cross) Mannerheim Cross in 1941.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/P/Pa/Paavo_Talvela.htm   (251 words)

 The Battle of Tolvajärvi, 12 December 1939   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The new Group Talvela was reinforced by the JR 16, commanded by Lt.Col A.Pajari, also a Jaeger and an able veteran of the War of Independence, and one artillery battalion.
Talvela sent Pajari to stabilize the critical Tolvajärvi area, and in the evening on December 7th, Lt.Col Pajari arrived to Tolvajärvi and assumed the command of the units in the area.
By 9 December, the situation was stabilized, although still critical, and Talvela decided to boost the dwindling moral and gain the initiative, by an attack on 11 December.
www.winterwar.com /Battles/Tolvaj.htm   (2381 words)

 Continuation War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paavo Talvela met with Chief of Staff of OKH, Col. Gen Franz Halder and Göring January 15-18, 1941, and was asked about Finnish plans to defend itself in case of new Soviet invasion.
Talvela wasn't satisfied with aggressiveness of Koskimies, and he relieved him from the command and gave 5th Division to Col. Lagus.
All 11th, 5th and 1st divisions were committed at the time so Talvela had to scrape whatever forces he was able to get (including bridge building company) to throw attackers back to the lake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Continuation_War   (12794 words)

 The Finnish Winter War 1939-1940
Paavo Talvela (on the 19th it was again named the Group Talvela).
Talvela knew Pajari and thought that he would be the best person to lead the attack with his regiment.
Talvela was promoted to Gen.Maj. and Pajari to Col. The 139th enemy division was almost destroyed and the just arrived 75th had suffered heavy losses.
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 Aunus expedition -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The southern group was forced to retreat to Finland after suffering heavy losses.
Talvela's group was also forced to retreat back to Finland.
The only result from the expedition was that the parish of Porajärvi declared on June 6 that it wished to join Finland.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/A/Au/Aunus_expedition.htm   (719 words)

 Paavo Talvela - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Paavo Talvela - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
He was one of the volunteers who served in the Finnish Jaeger battalion in Germany in 1916 to 1917.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Paavo Talvela contains research on
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 Battle of Tolvajärvi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To counter this threat the Finnish high command assebled "GroupTalvela" commanded by colonel Paavo Talvela
Finnish "Group Talvela" consisting of the 16th Infantry regiment (JR 16) commanded by Aaro Pajari, "Detachment Räsänen"consisting of four separate battalions, ErP 9, ErP 10, ErP 112 and PPP 7 and one battalion from the 6th Artillery regiment.
In the morning colonel Talvela demanded a new attack and the 139thdivision was pushed back and later (20 - 22 December) destroyed around Ägläjärvi (some 20 km from Tolvajärvi).
www.therfcc.org /battle-of-tolvaj%E4rvi-158215.html   (517 words)

 19 Feb History.
The commander of Group Talvela, Major-General Paavo Talvela, is appointed commander of III Army Corps.
III Armeijakunnan komentajaksi määrätään Ryhmä Talvelan komentaja, kenraalimajuri Paavo Talvela.
Till kommendör för den III Armékåren utnämns kommendören för Grupp Talvela, generalmajor Paavo Talvela.
h42day.100megsfree5.com /history/h4feb/h4feb19.html   (7685 words)

 MANNERHEIM - Commander-in-Chief  - TALVELA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Participated in the Aunus expedition rising to the position of Commander-in-Chief 1919-1920, and in volunteer activities in Eastern Karelia 1921-1922.
Commander of Group Talvela in northern Karelia from 5 December, 1939, till 20 February, 1940; Commander of III Army Corps on eastern Karelian Isthmus from 20 February till 12 April, 1940.
In autumn 1940, visited Germany on a special commission by the Commander-in-Chief to reconnoitre German attitudes towards supporting Finland.
www.mannerheim.fi /10_ylip/e_talvel.htm   (170 words)

 FMP - Knights of the Mannerheim Cross
Talvela, Paavo J. Commander VI Army Corps (VI AK),
Korpi, Paavo A. Orderly NCO in Jäger Battalion 2 (JP 2 / 1.JPr.)
Kahla, Paavo E. Reconnaissance aeroplane observer in Flying Squadron 12 and 16
www.geocities.com /finnmilpge/fmp_knights1_191.html   (2809 words)

 Vesa Saarikoski: Middle-of-the-roader General Aarne Sihvo (1889-1963) and the interaction between the Finnish armed ...
Then, during the war years between 1939 and 1944, Sihvo was responsible for Finland's civil defence and as "a soldier of the home front" he was a secondary figure compared to the generals att Mannerheim's headquarters who made the operational plans and the generals who served at the front.
He was not a war-hero of the stamp of Erik Heinrichs, Paavo Talvela and A. Airo.
From the above, it will be clear that Sihvo's reputation and image in the military tradition has not been very positive and prominent; on the contrary, it seems to me that his significance has been undervalued.
www.lib.helsinki.fi /elektra/sumsaar.html   (3605 words)

 GI -- World War II Commemoration
Most alarming for the Finnish High Command were the strength and speed with which the Soviet forces moved against the long frontier north of Lake Ladoga.
In what at the time seemed a near miracle, two Finnish regiments under Col. (later Gen.) Paavo Talvela beginning on December 12 attacked and destroyed the Soviet 139th Division at Tolvajarvi (now Tolvayarvi), and then defeated the 75th Division.
In a nearly month-long battle that began on December 11, a second small force under Col. (later Gen.) Hjalmar F. Siilasvuo encircled the Soviet 163d Division at Suomussalmi and destroyed the 44th Division, which had come to break the encirclement.
www.grolier.com /wwii/wwii_3.html   (5832 words)

 List of Finns - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paavo Susitaival – lieutenant colonel (1896 – 1993)
Jari Kurri – ice hockey player, current IOC member
Paavo Nurmi – runner, 9 olympic gold medals (1897 1973)
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Finns   (849 words)

 Order of the German Eagle, ribbon widths. - Wehrmacht-Awards.com Militaria Forums
I know that the finnish officers were awarded with this decoration.
For example Jaeger-General Paavo Talvela had the second class with swors and a breast star and Mannerheim had the Golden Grand Cross of the order.
Due to the fact that I haven't managed to join into the association - yet.
www.wehrmacht-awards.com /forums/showthread.php?t=27927   (267 words)

 21 June 1944
At the point of main effort Finnish delaying force consists of only one battalion (of the 5th Division), and it is soon forced to withdraw.
Talvela orders the 5th Division to fight for every inch, but, faced by enemy many times superior in numbers, it has to start withdrawing towards the PSS-line.
After the capture of Viipuri, Soviet forces on the Karelian Isthmus receive new orders.
homepage.ntlworld.com /andrew.etherington/1944/06/21.htm   (949 words)

 Avalanche Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Finnish Marshal Carl Gustav Mannerheim sent a small group of reinforcements led by Col. Paavo Talvela, previously in charge of buying artillery ammunition for the army.
Talvela proved that a warrior lived within the bureaucrat, putting new heart into his men and stemming the Soviet advance.
After heavy fighting, the Finns had destroyed the Soviet 139th Rifle Division and damaged the 75th.
www.avalanchepress.com /gameWF.php   (488 words)

 Alpenglow Ski History - William R. Trotter - A Frozen Hell
Colonel Paavo Talvela lost one-third of his officers and one-quarter of his rank and file, a total of 630 men killed and 1,320 wounded.
The Russians lost over 5,000 men killed and an equal number wounded.
But Talvela had fought the Russians to a stalemate.
www.alpenglow.org /ski-history/notes/book/trotter-1991.html   (2659 words)

1960 64th Boston Marathon won by Paavo Kotila of Finland in 2:20:54
1935 Martti Talvela, Hiitola Karelia Finland, operatic basso
1897 Paavo Johannes Nurmi, born in Finland, 5K runner, Olympics gold 1920/24/28
www.brainyhistory.com /topics/f/finland.html   (1321 words)

 20 Dec History: This Date
Finnish losses are 17 dead, including the two company commanders.
Colonel Paavo Talvela is promoted to Major-General, and Lieutenant-Colonel A.O. Pajari to Colonel.
Ladoga Karelia: the enemy bombs and machine-guns a train carrying evacuees at Jänisjärvi Station in the parish of Harlu.
h42day.100megsfree5.com /history/h4dec/h4dec20.html   (11986 words)

 Amazon.ca: Music: Talvela, Martti: "Tribute to   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Toivo Kuula (Composer), Jean Sibelius (Composer), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Composer), Giuseppe Verdi (Composer), Richard Wagner (Composer), Modest Mussorgsky (Composer), Joonas Kokkonen (Composer), Jussi Jalas (Conductor), Paavo Berglund (Conductor), Okko Kamu (Conductor), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Orchestra), Hertha Klust (Performer), Martti Talveala (Performer)
Listen to Samples from Talvela, Martti: "Tribute to
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 Amazon.com: A Tribute to Martti Talvela: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Performed by Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra with Martti Talvela
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, opera, K. 384 Solche hergelaufne Laffen
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 Amazon.co.uk: A Tribute to Martti Talvela: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Last Temptations: I Can't Open The Door
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Top of Page : A Tribute to Martti Talvela
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