Originally Posted by KJ
Finland have Swedish speaking battalions/brigades where orders and commands are in Swedish.
They are however nowadays quite few and I invision they will dissapear and melt into the Finnish speaking units in the future.
How do they communicate with the rest of the Army?
Is it mandatory for the officers to know both languages?
If you are a Finnish 0fficer, can you give an order to the Swedish batallion's member in Finnish and get a reply: 'I don't understand your language'?