Soviet soldier in prone position with rifle and shield, Viipuri, Finland, 4 Mar 1940

Caption   Soviet soldier in prone position with rifle and shield, Viipuri, Finland, 4 Mar 1940 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Jan 2012

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1. Anonymous says:
9 Jun 2012 07:44:58 AM

The soldier is FINN, not soviet. he is carrying a FINN rifle.
2. Anonymous says:
4 Mar 2014 09:50:56 AM

Looks more like a Russian soldier to me. Finns only had those shields as war-booty.
3. Anonymous says:
4 Mar 2015 10:26:10 AM

Its a Finnish rifle.
4. james davies says:
4 Mar 2019 05:08:48 PM

Will someone Finish this once and for all?

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