The Commemorative Medal of the Continuation War 1941-45

Flag_of_Finland.svgThis medal was instituted in 1957 and came in two varieties, one in Swedish for the Swedish volunteers and one in Finnish. The Continuation War was how the Finns described their war against the Soviets in 1941, in concert with the Germans. The continuation part refers to the Winter War between Finland and the USSR in 1940.

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