Russian militiamen, Moscow, Russia, 10 Oct 1941

Caption   Russian militiamen, Moscow, Russia, 10 Oct 1941 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseRussian International News Agency
Identification Code   2027
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 26 Apr 2012
Licensing  Creative Commons



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1. Anonymous says:
22 Jul 2012 03:34:18 AM

BAR on the left with pistol grip , SVT-40 on the right with blade bayonet.
2. Anonymous says:
16 Oct 2016 03:48:09 AM

Soviet irregular units have been armed with polish guns captured in 1939. So that the left - Browning wz.28 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browning_wz._1928) and likely Mauser Karabiner 98k (made in "Państwowa Fabryka Karabinów in Warsaw") on the right. Both have the 7.92 mauser cartridges.

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