Friday, August 17, 2012
Well Equipped Enemy
A German NCO goes after a chicken with his bayonet. This obviously was taken on the Eastern Front after 1941, as he's carrying a PPSh-41, a Soviet weapon. He's dressed for the cold but there are still leaves on the trees. Early Autumn? A lot of Germans picked up and used Soviet weapons, particularly the SVT-40, a semiautomatic rifle with a 10 round detachable box magazine of full sized rounds (the precursor to the SKS).