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Commemorative Plaque for Urho Lehtovaara, Knight of the Mannerheim Cross

Urho Lehtovaaran muistolaatta Salossa Rummunlyöjänkadulla

On 2 March 2013, the Salo Museum of Independence unveiled a commemorative plaque on the wall of the building located at Rummunlyöjänkatu 16 in memory of Urho Lehtovaara, Knight No.142 of the Mannerheim Cross. The plaque says that Lehtovaara “lived here in the 1930s. Lentomestari* Lehtovaara dropped 44 enemy planes during the Winter War and Continuation War.” (*Lentomestari is a title of honour in the Finnish Air Force.)

Updated 11.1.2023