Russian partisans prepare to combat

Russian partisans prepare to combat

Russian partisans prepare to combat against the Nazi invaders.
Photo interesting because partisans armed with cold weapons and British “Lee-Enfield” (Lee-Enfield – SMLE) rifles. Lee-Enfield rifles came to the Red Army from the British Army, which in 1919 occupied the Russian North. Rifles for a long time stored in warehouses, but after the first defeats of 1941 began to arrive to the operating units of the Red Army and partisan units.

 

Place photo: Leningrad
Date: 1942
Author: Sergey Loskutov

In : 1942

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