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.
I have recently joined the ranks of folks owning Mosin-Nagant Model rifles, in particular a Model 91/30 in 7.62x54 mm R. I have experienced an occasional problem with extraction, which generally appears after the gun has warmed up. Can you recommend anything that might be done to eliminate this problem, or is it a design feature that has to be accepted?
Fielded by a variety of military forces across the globe, including Finland, the Sako TRG line has proven to be a success since its 1989 inception, and it is commercially available today in 6.5 mm Creedmoor, .260 Rem., .308 Win., .300 Win. Mag. and .338 Lapua Mag.
Arms of all sorts were in high demand at the onset of the Great War, including a new type of close-quarters combat firearm: the repeating shotgun. Though several designs were explored, only a few made it into the trenches before the Armistice was signed.
A reader inquires about non-numbered Remington M1891 Mosin-Nagants.