SVT-38/40 WWII Photos

Finnish

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SVT-40s

SVT-40

Finnish soldiers with captured Soviet SVT-40 rifles at the parade celebrating the liberation of Vyborg from the Russians.

Source: http://histomil.com/viewtopic.php?f=338&t=3918&start=4050

SVT-40

SVT-40

Finnish soldiers standing over fallen Soviet soldier. Soldier at left has an SVT-40 over his shoulder.

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

SVT-40

SVT-40Finnish patrol leader reporting. He has an SVT-40 slung on his back.

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

AVS-36 & SVT-38

AVS-36 & SVT-38

AVS-36 (left)
SVT-38 (right)

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

SVT-40

SVT-40

Knight of the Mannerheim Cross liutenant Niilo Korhonen with his trusted men and his SVT-40.

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

SVT-40

SVT-40

Finnish soldier with captured SVT-40 sniper rifle. Photo taken near Osta March of 1942. (SA-kuva photo archive, photo number 76622).

Source: http://www.jaegerplatoon.net/RIFLES4.htm

SVT-38 & SVT-40

SVT-38 & SVT-40

SVT-38 (foreground) & SVT-40 (background).

SVT-40

SVT-40

Corporal Potka of the Jaeger Battalion 2 fought for three days during the battle of Tuulos (August 1941). He shot 24 enemies (only confirmed ones counted) with a captured SVT-40.

Source: http://www.russian-mosin-nagant-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=12321&start=20

SVT-40

SVT-40

A Finnish sniper with a captured Russian SVT-40.

SVT-40

SVT-40

Tired troops at Rukajärvi. Soldier in middle carrying SVT-40.

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

SVT-40

SVT-40

Soldier at right carrying SVT-40.

SVT-40

SVT-40

Soldier cleaning SVT-40.

Source: http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?344092-SVT-40-vs-Mosin

SVT-40

SVT-40

Sergeant Eino Mallila (1919-1942), Knight of the Mannerheim Cross #20 with captured SVT-40.

Mallila was a rifleman in the JR 7 (Infantry Regiment 7) during the Winter War and second-in-command of his platoon during the Continuation War, serving first in JR 3 and then in 3rd Brigade. He received the Mannerheim Cross for a situation which occurred on August 31, 1941 at Porlampi where his platoon was encircled on an open field. He fought through 3 enemy lines and brought his men, prisoners and the platoon’s machine guns to his own lines. He was killed by anti-tank gun on February 26, 1942, at Krivi.

Source: http://www.ww2incolor.com/finnish_forces/Eino+Mallila+armed+with+SVT-40.html

SVT-38/40

Finnish Soldiers with Dead Russian Soldier - SVT38/40 at Right

Finnish soldiers pose with a dead Russian soldier who has been shot and disarmed. Soldier at right has the Russian soldier’s SVT-38/40. Finnish-Soviet Continuation War, Sirkiänsaari, Karelian Isthmus (now part of Leningrad Oblast, Russia), April 1942.

SVT-40

Finns during Continuation War 1941-44 - 2nd from left SVT-40

Soldier second from left holding SVT-40.

SVT-40

Finns JR-4 8-Div Karjala Karelia Jatkosota Continuation War 1941-1944

Soldier second from left in the back row and at far right have SVT-40s.

 

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