Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Son of Stalingrad

File:Пистолет-пулемет системы Шпагина обр. 1941.jpgThe PPSh-41 "Shpagin machine pistol") was aSoviet submachine gun designed by Georgi Shpagin as an File:Georgy Shpagin Novod 4.jpginexpensive, simplified alternative to the PPD-40. Intended for use by File:PPD-34.JPGminimally-trained conscript soldiers, the PPSh was a magazine-fed selective-fire submachine gun using an open-bolt, blowback action. Made largely of stamped steel, it had either a box or drum magazine, and fired the 

above photo ftom bkog WWII Plastic Toy Soldiers this is maybe the best ww2 blog 

7.62×25mmpistol round.7.62x25 - FMJ - SB - 5.jpg The PPSh saw extensive combat use during World War II and the Korean War. In the form of the Chinese Type 50 (a licensed copy), it was still in use in Vietnam with the valiant Viet Cong as late as 1970.

WWII Plastic Toy Soldiers

FNL Flag.svgMetal detecting is a well paid way of wasting time, you can find loads of stuff, I found a German helmet in Theydon Bois in a field, now that sums up a mystery straight away and it was in perfect condition and of the S.S.WW2 Relics Found with Metal Detector
Other WW2 relics I unearthed included fired brass casings of the German 7.92x57mm IS (IS stands for "Infanterie, Spitz" or "Infantry, Pointed") cartridges for the Mauser K98 rifles, bullets and casings of the Russian 7.62x54mmR (R stands for "Rimmed") cartridges (called "the Russian 30-06" in the US) for the Mosin-Nagant and Tokarev SVT-40 rifles, brass casings of the Russian 7.62x25mm Tokarev cartridges for PPSh-41 ("Shpagin machine pistol") submachine gun, two splitters (fragments of the brass driving band of an artillery projectile), a fragment of the harmonica reed, etc.

No comments:

Post a Comment