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Sniper Rifles of 1942 - WW2 Special

Published on 31 Mar 2023 / In Film & Animation

Even the best sniper needed a reliable and accurate rifle. During the Second World War, all warring nations fielded designated sniper and marksman rifles, but different manufacturers had different ideas, from optical sights to breech-loading mechanisms, to gas-piston systems. Some preferred traditional bolt-action, others favored the new semi-automatic approach.

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Director: Astrid Deinhard
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Other Sides of Glory - Fabien Tell
Not Safe Yet - Gunnar Johnsen
The Inspector 4 - Johannes Bornlöf
Weapon of Choice - Fabien Tell
Underlying Truth - Howard Harper-Barnes
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On the Edge of Change - Brightarm Orchestra

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