That was a good read.
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One of my all time fav stories
Heck he killed 500 men with a bolt action mosin no scope or anything . Well then 200+ more with a sub gun.. Any man who the Russian called the white death is a bit of a bad bad man..
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That was a good read.
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Very interesting. Thanks for posting.
Thanks for the post.
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This guy kicked some Russian butt.
Thanks for the read.
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Would have and did have many more than the 93 confirmed.
The method of tallying kills was more stringent in Hathcock's day and time.
Snipers really interest me.
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I believe this is the sniper who was interviewed after the war. He was asked "Was it hard to kill a human being?" He replied "Oh yes they run in zig zag and hide behind things."
Great read. Those Mosin's are so much fun to shoot. They are cheap and easy to find. I was shooting my friends Mosin Carbine this past Sunday and my shoulder still hurts. With the iron sights I was pretty darn accurate. The guys near me with AR's and Eotech scopes were not as accurate, and the range masters saw this. I said it does not take money to be accurate.
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I remember having read that before....thanks for the again.
of the many 91-30's I've had 2 were worth some extra work
one was 2 moa and after cleaning it up, some trigger work and
nesting the barrel, with hand loads I have it at sub 1 moa ( !).
the other was 4moa and now is a shade over 2.
what he did is synergistic.
and during winter in Finland -- wow x 2
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Thanks for posting. That was a very interesting read!
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Yup, I've heard of him. The sniper with the highest number of kills did it without using a scope.
Finnish Mosin Nagant Rifle - FAQ's Mosin?Nagant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
so that help
Also of course the Finlanders gave us the moltov cocktail ( that is a great story too)
Great read...thanks for sharing!
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Finnish Mosins Nagant are much more accurate than the Russian, I thought the rounds were the same. By the way the Russian Nagants aren't half bad either.
Did you read at the bottom of the story he was in the hospital with his face half shot off! I am guessing it was more than a flesh wound.
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