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Old 01-11-2009, 08:03 AM   #1
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Default WWi Mosin trench periscope aiming system...

...or whatever you would call this device. Here just few pictures taken in the Estonian History Museum.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:45 PM   #2
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That is cool and pretty scarce I imagine, since the Imperial Russian troops were in the trenches for a comparatively short time.
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Old 01-11-2009, 03:52 PM   #3
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Thats pretty awesome, Kass. Thanks for sharing
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Old 03-01-2009, 05:22 PM   #4
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You`re welcome.
I just post few other pictures from that exhibition. Hope its ok.



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Old 04-28-2012, 01:54 PM   #5
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i have one of these that i bought at a market in norway yesterday.. gonna put up some pictures soon.. my version has the periscope mounted at the end of the rifle.....
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:32 AM   #6
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Very nice Museum picts... Thanks for showing.........Show some more......BILL
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Old 06-01-2012, 04:13 PM   #7
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Cheers Bill. Don´t have much from that series cause it was a temporary exhibition. they have nice stuff, but it is mainly locked away in the vaults and archives
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Because of that anti communist cartoon the schoolboy Voldemar Loemaa was executed.

WWI POW ( Estonian in Czarist Russian Army) made clogs.
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Estonian pre WWII Army officer and Home Guard.
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Sorry for few off topic pictures. I run out of guns.

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