The infantry unit of Lieutenant Rogov is fighting for the plant “Barricades”

battle for stalingrad

The riflemen of Lieutenant Rogov’s infantry unit (64th Army, Lieutenant-General M. S. Shumilov) are fighting for the Barricade plant (Battle for Stalingrad).

The photo is rare due to the presence in the frame of a self-loading rifle Tokarev SVT-40 in a sniper version. Sniper version of SVT-40 was inferior in accuracy and effective range to the Mosin sniper rifle model of 1891/30.

 

 

Location: Battle of Stalingrad
Date of filming: November 1942
Author: Emmanuel Evzerikhin

 

 

Source of information about the photo:
1. RGAFKD/256656

In : 1942

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