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Exploded View: The Luger Pistol

The Luger is the direct descendent of Hugo Borchardt’s C-93 pistol, which was the first semi-automatic pistol to be commercially viable.

Exploded View: SKS Carbine

The SKS is somewhat unusual in that, despite being widely encountered in the United States today, it had a relatively short and uneventful service life in Russia where it originated.

Exploded View: Vis 35 “Radom” Pistol

Widely acclaimed as one of the best quality sidearms produced before World War II, the Vis 35 (or Radom, as it is commonly known—the name coming from the factory where it was made) was the third most common service pistol used by the German military during World War II.

Exploded View: Mosin-Nagant Model 1891 Family Of Rifles

Designed by Russian Colonel Sergei Mosin, the Model 1891 rifle’s designation reflects the year of its adoption. And while it employed a magazine system patented by Belgian designer Leon Nagant, in Russia it was simply known as the Model 1891 Mosin.

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