He received a medal for having killed 505 people in just 100 days!

13 janvier 2014 | Dans Celebrities, History, Politics, Society
He received a medal for having killed 505 people in just 100 days!

In the winter of 1939, the Soviet Union decided to invade Finland under the orders of Joseph Stalin. At that time, there was a man called Simo Häyhä, a Finnish soldier also nicknamed ‘ The White Death « , who did not accept that his country succumbs to the invasion.

Indeed, when the Soviet attacked, he managed to kill 505 Soviet soldiers in just 100 days. The Soviets tried to bomb the area where he was and sent their snipers to kill him but in vain. Finally, A Soviet sniper was able to shoot him, sending him into a coma for 11 days.

When Simo Häyhä woke up, the Soviets had abandoned their war against Finland. He has received a medal for bravery and lived to the age of 97.

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