Operation Lutto

(Finnish river)

This was a German unrealised special forces plan for a Kampfgruppe of Oberstleutnant Paul Haehling von Lanzenauer’s Lehr-Regiment ‘Brandenburg’ zbV 800 to disrupt the lines of communication used by General Major Vladimir I. Shcherbakov’s 14th Army, within General Polkovnik Valerian A. Frolov’s Karelia Front, near Alakvetti on the Lutto river during the planned German offensive toward Murmansk in the spring of 1942 (April 1942).