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  • Battle of Utria took place during the Estonian War of Independence on 17–20 January 1919 at Utria beach. It was amphibious landing of Estonian forces consisting mainly of Finnish volunteers. The leader of the landing was Estonian admiral Johan Pitka helped by Swedish officer Martin Ekström and captains Aleksander Paulus and Anto Nestori Eskola. The commander of the defending Soviet 6th Rifle Division was Nikolai Ivanov. The landing was successful for the Estonian force, making it possible to capture Narva.