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 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!
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.
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.