The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 6: Soviet Sniping, 1939-1945
After the Great War, Soviet Russia sought to upgrade its military capability—especially when it came to sniping rifles. The result was the scope-sighted, bolt-action Mosin-Nagant, used with deadly effect against the Nazis on the Eastern Front.
Cold War Combatants: 5.45x39 mm vs. 5.56 NATO
Of the two prime combatants of the Cold War, the Soviet Union and United States, each armed their infantry troops with two unique but similar cartridges. Here's how they compared to each other.
Communist Small Arms Of The Korean War
Throughout the Korean War, Communist North Korean and Chinese forces used a variety of small arms from different sources to arm their soldiers. Here we explore some of these Communist-used firearms.
Guns Of The Soviet Partisans In World War II
With every meter the Wehrmacht advanced into the Soviet Union, their supply lines seemed to grow exponentially longer. This provided ample opportunities for Soviet partisans to inflict casualties and destroy vital aspects of the German war machine, and they used an assortment of arms to accomplish their mission.