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Tu-160 and Ka-52

Tu-160 and Ka-52

An Australian soldier takes aim with his M2 Carbine during the Korean war.

Sniper from Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment displaying an eatly electronic Sniperscope attached to a calibre carbine during the Korean War. The scope was battery operated and the battery carried in the pack on his back.

Simo Häyhä: 542 Kills (705 unconfirmed)  Simo Häyhä, a Finn, is the only non-Soviet soldier on this list. Nicknamed “White Death” by the troops of the Red Army — whom he tormented, dressed in his snow camouflage, during the bitterly cold Winter War of 1939-1940 — Häyhä is, according to statistics, the deadliest sniper in history.

Simo Hayha Nicknamed ‘The White confirmed kills with rifle, 200 with submachine gun)Was a Finnish soldier who, using an iron sighted bolt action rifle, amassed the highest recorded confirmed kills as a sniper in any war…ever!

A South Korean soldier aims his M1 carbine fitted with a M3 infrared scope during the Korean War [769 x 540]

A South Korean soldier aims his carbine fitted with a infrared scope during the Korean War.

The second battle of Ypres was the first time people (German)used chlorine gas as a weapon. Germans had on gas masks(which they invented)when they used chlorine gas as a grenade. This weapon was illegal in war and if you were caught with it you would be killed. 6,000 people died of suffer-cation due to gas or from the ensuing attack. The interesting fact is that although the Germans were unfair the Canadians held their ground and never lost to Them.

The second battle of Ypres was the first time people (German)used chlorine gas…

THE KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953 Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, The Essex Regiment in cold weather gear carrying the components of a Vickers machine gun.

THE KOREAN WAR 1950 - 1953 Soldiers from the Battalion, The Essex Regiment in cold weather gear carrying the components of a Vickers machine gun.

USS Missouri...From WW II, through Korea, the Cold War, and Desert Storm the USS Missouri proudly served her country 48 yrs! She is permanently moored in Hawaii.

Dreadnought era battleship USS Texas late in showing the massively enhanced anti-aircraft armament carried at that stage of the war by capital ships of all navies. She is preserved in Galveston, Texas. Incorrect, shes docked in La Porte, Texas.

In the firing trench at Gallipoli during World War I, 1915

Unidentified photographer In the firing trench at Gallipoli during World War I, 1915 Reference Number: Gelatin silver print Photographic Archive, Alexander Turnbull Library Find out more about this image from the Alexander Turnbull Library.

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