World War 2 Sniper Rifles (1939-1945) - Precision Weapons of the Second World War
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 18 World War 2 Sniper Rifles (1939-1945) - Precision Weapons of the Second World War in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The Arisaka Type 97 was based upon the established framework provided by the earlier Type 38 infantry rifle series....
The Type 99 rifle was designed from the existing Type 38 infantry rifle, though chambered to fire the more effectiv...
The FEG 35M bolt-action service rifle saw use in World War 2 and in the failed 1956 Hungarian Revolution....
The classic Lee-Enfield bolt-action service rifle served the British Empire from 1895 through 1957....
The Mannlicher Model 1895 was a refined form of the Model 1886 and survived both World War 1 and World War 2....
The Fusil MAS 36 service rifle had roots in post-World War 1 France but was slow to enter service before the German...
The Mauser Kar 98k was the standard-issue German infantry bolt-action rifle of World War 2....
The Gewehr 98 was the standard German infantry rifle from 1898 up until 1935 which allowed it to see combat action ...
The Mexican Mondragon Rifle was one of the first self-loading service rifles adopted for frontline military service...
The Mosin-Nagant M1891 bolt-action rifle was developed by a Russian-Belgium design team and produced in over 37,000...
The Canadian Ross Rifle was plagued with issues throughout its service life that included World War 1....
The famous Springfield M1903 bolt-action rifle appeared in mass quantities but in few variations - such was the suc...
At least 1.6 million SVT-40 rifles were produced, some seeing action even as recently as the 2nd Chechen War....
The Chinese Type 24 - better known as the Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle - was nothing more than a local copy of the German ...
With help from the Soviets, the Gew 43 improved upon the Gew 41 but was never the semi-automatic rifle envisioned b...
The Model 69 proved a commercial success for Winchester and was pressed into service during World War 2....