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Aarne Juutilainen

Finnish army officer

Died when: 72 years 10 days (864 months)
Star Sign: Libra

 

Aarne Juutilainen

Aarne Edward Juutilainen (Finnish: [ˈɑːrne ˈjuːtilɑinen]; 18 October 1904 – 28 October 1976), nicknamed "The Terror of Morocco", was a Finnish army captain who served in the French Foreign Legion in Morocco between 1930 and 1935.

After returning to Finland, he served in the Finnish army and became a national hero in the Battle of Kollaa during the Winter War with the Soviet Union; with his relentless fighting spirit, he rose to legendary status on the war front.

He was wounded three times during World War II.


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