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 27 June 1944
Ruben Lagus's Armored Division continues its efforts to encircle the Soviet salient east of Lake Leitimonjärvi.
Forsberg informed Gen. Lagus that his men were unable to conduct offensive operations.
Lagus ordered him to proceed as per his earlier orders: to advance towards Jäger Brigade's advancing men from north.
homepage.ntlworld.com /andrew.etherington/1944/06/27.htm   (1687 words)

Omakohtaisen varmuuden saavuttaneen uskon ohella Lagus puhuu paljon...
Timo Honkela, Samuel Kaski, Krista Lagus, and Teuvo Kohonen.
Lagus, Ruben Lagus, Ruben Lagus, Ruben (The article above is licensed...
www.plexxa.com /s/Lagus   (48 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Continuation War
Lagus pursued retreating Soviet IR 52 eastward with his light units and reached Tolvajärvi July 12.
Lagus unsuccessfully tried to encircle the retreating Soviet forces and had by the evening reached Tuuloksenjoki, but Soviet tanks and artillery managed to stop the advance of his light forces there.
The 1st division (Col. Paalu) had arrived and was given to VI Corps on July 16, but it was not until July 20 when they reached the fast-moving front line and released attachment Järvinen to their attack towards Vitele.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Continuation_War   (11620 words)

 Lagus.org - Esittely
Lagus toimii taistelurintamalla tiiviinä ryhmänä käyttäen kaikkia mahdollisia aseita, jalkaväkisotilaista, tykistöstä ja ajoneuvoista aina raskaimpiin panssarivaunuihin.
Lagus kokoontuu taistelurintamalle joka päivä ja viikonloppuisin suoritamme
Hyökkäyksen alkaessa 1.Jääkäriprikaatia komensi jääkärieversti Ernst Ruben Lagus.
www.lagus.org /intro_fin.html   (494 words)

 Armoured Forces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
During the cease-fire the situation with Finnish tanks got much better as tanks captured in the Winter War could be reconditioned into the use of Finnish troops.
Out of these tanks was formed one Tank Division, which was placed under the command of the newly appointed general-major and future Mannerheim-cross knight, Ernest Ruben Lagus.
Lagus then made an introduction- and study trip to Germany, whose tank forces were at the time considered to be the best in the World.
www.palasuomenhistoriaa.net /en/?Armoured_Forces   (399 words)

 Axis History Factbook: Armored Division (Finland)
The Armoured Battalion, however, did not engage in the first phase of the battle with the 1st Jäger Brigade.
After a couple of days into the operations Colonel Lagus received the whole of the Ilves Division (5th Division) under his command, and the Reinforced 1st Jäger Brigade came under the command of Jäger Lieutenant-Colonel Väinö Merikallio (the former commander of the Jäger Battalion 4).
After Tuulosjoki river was reached, the command structure was reorganised and the Detachment Lagus was founded on 25th July 1941.
www.axishistory.com /index.php?id=6265   (1151 words)

 Continuation War - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
(col. Ruben Lagus) from Group O. With strong artillery support he unleashed 5th Division (Col. Koskimies) to Korpiselkä July 10 and the defenders were overwhelmed by next morning.
Talvela wasn't satisfied with aggressiveness of Koskimies, and he relieved him from the command and gave 5th Division to Col. Lagus.
Lagus continued his offensive immediately along the north-eastern coast of Lake Ladoga.
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 14 June 1944
Battlegroup Puroma manages to reach Kuuterselkä, destroying several tanks along the way (one of the gunners in the Finnish StuGs was Lance-Corporal Olof Lagus, the 18-year-old son of Maj. Gen.
Ruben Lagus, commander of the Armored Division - he scored four kills during the coming battle).
There Col. Puroma's battlegroup is locked in battle with the main forces of the Soviet 72nd Division (185th Tank Regiment, 351st Guards Heavy Assault Gun Regiment, 46th AT-Brigade and 119th Separate AT Battalion).
homepage.ntlworld.com /andrew.etherington/1944/06/14.htm   (1946 words)

 Achtung Panzer! - Sturmgeschütz III/IV
Gunner was Corporal Olof Lagus (he was a son of commander of Finnish Armour Division Ruben Lagus).
On June 14th of 1944, Finns attacked to retake the village of Kuuterselkä.
Two other T-34 tanks tried to escape, but Lagus destroyed one of them and second T-34, which managed to drive 70 meters, was destroyed by other Stug.
www.achtungpanzer.com /stug.htm   (4653 words)

 Mannerheim Cross   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
By that time the Mannerheim Cross had already been distributed for almost four years.
The first man to receive the Mannerheim Cross, 2nd class, was eversti (Col.) Ruben Lagus on 22 July 1941.
Two weeks later sotamies (Private) Vilho Rättö received the fourth cross; he was the first enlisted man to be so rewarded.
www.etherington.demon.co.uk /mannerheim_cross.htm   (1070 words)

 Parade in Jyvaskyla 6.12.2006 - Military Photos
Col Lagus leading the Armoured Brigade parade unit.
Slight chance, but would make sense with his career choice in the military, the armoured forces to be specific.
It's pitty that there will be no exercises with T-72.
www.militaryphotos.net /forums/showthread.php?t=99217   (482 words)

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