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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required)




World War 2 Photos

Second World War (September 1, 1939 - September 2, 1945) - war two world military-political coalitions, which became largest armed conflict in mankind's history. World War 2 - 62 from 73 states that existed at that time (80% world's population) participated. [ more ... ]