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Eino_Luukkanen_Brewster

Eino Luukkanen(1909-1961) was Finnish fighter ace of WWII and Knight of the Mannerheim Cross number 127. He achieved 56 aerial victories during his career. He flew Fokker D.XXI (2 1/2 victories) in Winter War and Brewster Buffalo(14 1/2 victories) and Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2 (39 victories) in Continuation War. Luukkanen had somewhat unique way to mark each victory with a pilsner bottle label instead of painted mark.

Eino_Luukkanen_Brewster
johnbr, Dec 14, 2012
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