Soviet sappers make a passage in a portable wire fence with the help of small scissors for cutting wire under the cover of a smoke screen. The Karelian Front.
In the foreground, Corporal N. Tikhomirov, awarded the badge “Excellent sapper”.
Soviet sappers are armed with 7.62-mm SVT-38 rifles (a self-loading rifle of the Tokarev system of the 1938 model).
Source of information about the photo:
1. The newspaper “Krasnaya Zvezda” No. 148 (5519) of June 25, 1943
Author: S. Raskin