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Mosin-Nagant Russian miliary rifle

Mosin-Nagant Rifle - WWII

The Mosin-Nagant was the standard issue weapon to Soviet troops in World War II. In 1932 with the addition of a scope, it was adapted as a sniper rifle. Approximately 37,000,000 Mosin-Nagant rifles were built.

This photo shows Captain Vasily Grigoryevich Zaitsev with his Mosin-Nagant rifle. Zaitsev was a Soviet sniper during World War II, notable for his activities during the Battle of Stalingrad.


Mosin-Nagant Russian rifle carried by partisans


Mosin-Nagant Russian rifle carried by partisans.