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World War 2 Sniper Rifles (1939-1945)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/3/2016

The sniper infantry component of World War 2 could prove one of the single-most destructive elements on the battlefield in any given engagement.





There are a total of (14) World War 2 Sniper Rifles (1939-1945) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1939
Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
The Type 99 was one of the standard bolt-action combat rifles to be utilized by the Empire of Japan ... [Read More]
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1935
FEG 35M (Mannlicher M1935)
Following the end of World War 1, the Austro-Hungarian Empire was no more, giving rise to the "Kingd... [Read More]
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1895
Lee-Enfield (Series)
The Lee-Enfield series of rifles is one of the most successful bolt-action rifles of all time. First... [Read More]
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1936
MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
The MAS 36 was a solid, if unspectacular, French Army service rifle appearing in small quantities be... [Read More]
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1898
Mauser Gewehr 98 (Gew 98)
The Mauser Gewehr 98 (formally as the "Infantry Rifle Model 1898") was a manually operated, magazine... [Read More]
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1935
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
With origins dating as far back as World War 1, the famous German Army Kar 98k ("Kar" the abbreviati... [Read More]
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1900
Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
The Mondragon Rifle became one of the first semi-automatic service rifles to be adopted in quantity ... [Read More]
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1891
Mosin-Nagant Model 1891
Like all other world powers of the late-1800s, the Russian Empire sought modernization in its milita... [Read More]
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1905
Ross Rifle
An indigenous bolt-action service rifle of World War 1 to emerge from Canada - the "Ross Rifle" - wa... [Read More]
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1903
Springfield M1903 (Model 1903)
The M1903 "Springfield" bolt-action service rifle was the standard infantry rifle of the American Ar... [Read More]
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1940
Tokarev SVT-40
Small arms ingenuity was an area that the Soviets held something of an advantage in over their Germa... [Read More]
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1935
Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
Having purchased stocks of the bolt-action German Mauser Kar 98 rifle, itself a shortened form of th... [Read More]
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1943
Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)
The Gewehr 43 (Gew 43) became the next evolution of the Walther Gew 41(W) of 1941 - a self-loading, ... [Read More]
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1936
Winchester Model 70
In 1925, the storied Winchester Repeating Arms Company unveiled their Model 54 bolt-action rifle for... [Read More]
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