Japanese soldiers in Mongolia Area, China, 1939; note captured Soviet DP machine gunMongolian DP machine gun crew, Battle of Khalkhin Gol, Mongolia Area, China, 1939Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gunCaptured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (right), bayonets, Type 11 machine guns (foreground), DP machine gun (with pan), and Type 96 machine gun (background), Hubei Province, China, 1942
Japanese soldiers in Mongolia Area, China, 1939; note captured Soviet DP machine gunMongolian DP machine gun crew, Battle of Khalkhin Gol, Mongolia Area, China, 1939Soviet troops in a trench in Leningrad, Russia, 1 Sep 1941; note DP machine gunCaptured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (right), bayonets, Type 11 machine guns (foreground), DP machine gun (with pan), and Type 96 machine gun (background), Hubei Province, China, 1942
Captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, type 1 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 89 grenade launchers, Type 91 or 95 gas masks, DP machine gun, helmets, bayonets, grenadesCaptured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, type 2 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 89 grenade launchers, Type 91 or 95 gas masks, DP machine gun, helmets, bayonets, grenadesCaptured Japanese Type 11 (background), Type 96 (center rear), Type 11 (center front), and DP (foreground with pan) machine guns, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note stocks of Arisaka Type 38 rifles and helmetsRussian soldier dressed in SN-42 body armor, wielding a Degtyaryov Pekhotny
Captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, type 1 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 89 grenade launchers, Type 91 or 95 gas masks, DP machine gun, helmets, bayonets, grenadesCaptured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, type 2 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 89 grenade launchers, Type 91 or 95 gas masks, DP machine gun, helmets, bayonets, grenadesCaptured Japanese Type 11 (background), Type 96 (center rear), Type 11 (center front), and DP (foreground with pan) machine guns, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note stocks of Arisaka Type 38 rifles and helmetsRussian soldier dressed in SN-42 body armor, wielding a Degtyaryov Pekhotny 'DP' light machine gun, date unknown
Soviet soldier with DP machine gun, date unknownRussian soldiers fighting with a Degtyaryov Pekhotny Soviet infantrymen, 1943Chinese troops with BAR, ZB vz. 26, and Degtyaryov Pekhotny machine guns, 1940s
Soviet soldier with DP machine gun, date unknownRussian soldiers fighting with a Degtyaryov Pekhotny 'DP' light machine gun and a PPSh-41 submachine gun, circa 1943-1945Soviet infantrymen, 1943Chinese troops with BAR, ZB vz. 26, and Degtyaryov Pekhotny machine guns, 1940s
Three Soviet soldiers taking a break from fighting while a fourth stood guard, Byelorussia, 1 Apr 1944Men of the Polish 5th Wilenska Infantry Brigade, 1945Troops of Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front fighting in Budapest, Hungary, 5 Feb 1945Russian troops fighting in Berlin, Germany, circa Apr-May 1945; note Mosin-Nagant M1944 Carbine and Degtyaryov Pekhotny
Three Soviet soldiers taking a break from fighting while a fourth stood guard, Byelorussia, 1 Apr 1944Men of the Polish 5th Wilenska Infantry Brigade, 1945Troops of Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front fighting in Budapest, Hungary, 5 Feb 1945Russian troops fighting in Berlin, Germany, circa Apr-May 1945; note Mosin-Nagant M1944 Carbine and Degtyaryov Pekhotny 'DP' light machine gun
Private First Class Julias Van Den Stock of Company A, 32nd Regimental Combat Team, US 7th Infantry Division with M1 or M2 Carbine with captured Communist Chinese DP light machine gun on Hill 902, near Ip-Tong, Korea, 25 Apr 1951
Private First Class Julias Van Den Stock of Company A, 32nd Regimental Combat Team, US 7th Infantry Division with M1 or M2 Carbine with captured Communist Chinese DP light machine gun on Hill 902, near Ip-Tong, Korea, 25 Apr 1951
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