Swedish Volunteer Battalion

A plaque at the Hanko town hall commemorating the Swedish Volunteer Battalion.

The Swedish Volunteer Battalion (Swedish: Svenska frivilligbataljonen, SFB) or the Hanko Battalion was a Swedish military unit consisting of volunteers, which participated in the siege of the Soviet naval fleet in Hanko during the Continuation War of Finland. The battalion consisted of 980 Swedes.[1]


  1. ↑ Dahlberg, Hans (1983). I Sverige under 2:a världskriget [In Sweden during World War II] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Bonnier fakta. p. 271. ISBN 91-34-50308-0.

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