Finnish III Corps (Continuation War)

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The III Corps (III Armeijakunta) was a unit of the Finnish Army during the Continuation War.

The III Corps was responsible for the area stretching from the German XXXVI Corps in Lapland to the 14th Division near Rugozero.

The corps advanced towards Ukhta and Kestenga. After the German advance in the north had stalled the corps was reinforced with SS Division Nord. This attack stalled too and the corps was never able to reach its goal, the Murmansk railroad.

In 1944 the corps was moved to the Karelian Isthmus, without its German components.

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