The rifle of the legendary sniper Vasily Zaitsev

The rifle of Vasily Zaitsev


Battle of Stalingrad: Commander of the 62nd Army V.I. Chuikov (left) and a member of the military council K.A.Gurov during conversations with the legendary sniper Vasily Zaitsev,examines his Mosin-Nagant rifle (sniper rifle Mosin produced in Izhevsk Arms Factory of 1942 with an installed bracket of 1936 (Izhevsk modification of 1942 with a PE sight of 1939 (produced between 1937 and 1940 at the Progress plant (Leningrad), or in Kharkov at the FED).

 

 

Location: Stalingrad, USSR
Date: 1943
Photo by Georgiy Zelma

In : 1943

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