WorldCat Identities

Saarelainen, Tapio

Overview
Works: 4 works in 8 publications in 3 languages and 120 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Biographies 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tapio Saarelainen
The white sniper : Simo Häyhä by Tapio A. M Saarelainen( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chronicles the life and military career of Finnish sniper Simo Häyhä, known as the deadliest sniper in history; he killed 542 Russian enemies in less than 100 days during the Winter War (the Russo-Finnish War) of 1939-40. The author draws on his own interviews with Simo Häyhä as well as archival materials. The first part of the book gives details from his official record of training, battles, accomplishments, honors, and medals. This section also describes his family origins and early life, his training and career in the military, and his life coping with a severe injury after the Winter War. Part 2 investigates the secrets of his success, with details on his rifle and his shooting style."--Provided by publisher
The sniper : Simo Häyhä by Tapio A. M Saarelainen( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sankarikorpraali Simo Häyhä by Tapio A. M Saarelainen( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Finnish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biały snajper Simo Häyhä by Tapio A. M Saarelainen( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.44 for The white ... to 0.96 for Biały snaj ...)

Alternative Names
Saarelainen, Tapio.

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