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Freund (2017) World War 2 short films

WWII SHORT FILM: Freund (2017) – Moral of a German Sniper

This 7-minute WWII Short film, “Freund”, features the story of a German sniper (Dieter) who questions the morality of his actions after coming face to face with his enemy. Directed By: Nathan Cragun and Produced By: Nathan Cragun, Kyle Poppitz & Mohammad Sawwan. Nathan Cragun has created a second WWII short film, called “Esperanca“, covering …

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Vladimir Nikolaevich Pchelintsev

Deadly Accuracy: The Top Snipers of World War 2

A term originating in British India for the highly skilled hunters able to bring down elusive “snipe” birds, today’s snipers are known as the most proficient sharpshooters in the military. This list will feature the Top 6 Snipers of World War 2. And while, historically, there have been sharpshooters and marksmen that stand out at …

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German Sniper in World War II

German Snipers & Sharpshooters in 7 Photographs in WWII

Photographical journey through the German snipers and sharpshooters of World War II. Most German snipers were armed with the Karabiner 98 and later Gewehr 43 rifles, but there were often not enough of these weapons available, and as such some were armed with captured scoped Mosin–Nagant 1891/30, SVT or Czech Mauser rifles. According to various sources the German …

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