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Tero T wrote:I have some pics on my collection of Finns in trees . Here is one . On the back is written Tahystaja (observer) or spotter. The fact he is carrying a rifle in a fairly small tree might suggest he could take a shot if the opportunity arose. Then again the tree doesn't offer much cover and he would a prime target for a Soviet sniper once his position is revealed. Tero T in Toronto
Jagala wrote:I am pretty sure you saw the photograph in a volume named "Rintamalla" in the series "Suomi 85" published by W & G in 2002.
12.3.1942 Rukajärvi. Vihollisen tarkka-ampujan tappava luoti on osunut vänrikin rintaan. SA-kuva V. Hollming.
materials scientist wrote:What rifles were used by the Finnish snipers during the winter and continuation wars, and what bullets?
materials scientist wrote:What was the typical target distance?
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