Soviet sniper V.A. Sidorov at the firing position in 1941.
The sniper is armed with a Mosin sniper rifle with a 1931 model’s PE optical sight. It is worth noting the SSh-36 helmet (Steel helmet 1936).
Sources of information about the photo:
2. Newspaper “Rabochaya Balakhna” No. 152 (3914) of July 1, 1941
Date: June 1941
Photo: Gregory Chertov