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
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