Finnish callsigns in WWII

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  1. futuredogfight

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    Hello everyboy!

    I'm looking for information on callsigns used by Finnish pilots in WWII, Does anyone have an idea?
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    Hello
    I have somewhere a copy of the list of HLeLv24 pilots' callsigns, but I cannot find it now, but some I recall
    CO of HLeLv 24 Karhunen = Otso
    Lampi = Lampi
    Pöytsiä = Konkari
    Puro = Kataja
    Järvi = Koivu
    Wind = Hannu
    Katajainen = Nipa

    And of the HLeLv 34
    CO Luukkanen = Ukko
    Capt. Lahtela = Tela
    Capt. Puhakka = Keula
    vänr. Kirjonen = Mikki
    W/O Juutilainen = Lulu
    vääp. Lehtovaara = Pätkä

    Juha
     
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    Thanks a lot man, I've always wonder what the call signs where like!
     
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