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The White Death Source List

For the most recent episode of History Impossible, we looked at the life of Simo Häyhä, better known as The White Death, and the epic conflict in which he played a part known as the Winter War. Finding English language sources for Simo's life was tough, but thankfully there were many on the Winter War itself, both that were directly quoted in the episode and those that were not.

1. Tapio Saarelainen, The White Sniper: Simo Häyhä, 2016

4. Vesa Nenye, Peter Munter, Toni Wirtanen, Chris Burks, Finland at War: The Winter War of 1939-40, 2015

And for an added bonus, the always-amusing Markus Meechan (better known as Count Dankula) dedicated an 8-minute episode of his "Absolute Mad Lads" series to the great Simo. Check it out here:


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