The Mosin-Nagant Rifle
by Bill Harriman and Johnny Shumate and Alan Gilliland


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The Mosin-Nagant is the world's longest-surviving and most widely distributed military rifle, having armed the forces of Russia and many other countries for over a century. It has seen action from World War I to the present day, but is most famous for its role during World War II, where it proved to be an excellent sniping weapon in the hands of marksmen such as Vasili Zaitsev and Simo H yh .  Read more...


 
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Overview

The Mosin-Nagant is the world's longest-surviving and most widely distributed military rifle, having armed the forces of Russia and many other countries for over a century. It has seen action from World War I to the present day, but is most famous for its role during World War II, where it proved to be an excellent sniping weapon in the hands of marksmen such as Vasili Zaitsev and Simo H yh . This study covers the rifles entire combat history, from its early development through to its service in combat, and the impact it has had on modern firearms.

Dramatic battle reports and specially-commissioned artwork complement the meticulously researched examination of the Mosin-Nagant provided by author Bill Harriman as he delves into the history of one of the most iconic rifles of World War II.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781472814159
  • ISBN-10: 1472814150
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
  • Publish Date: October 2016
  • Page Count: 80
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 7.2 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Weapon

Related Categories

Books > History > Military - Weapons
Books > History > Russia & the Former Soviet Union

 
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