thanks aleksander ive tryed to do that a few times now using the google function but for some reason it never works and thanks jerry for the insight into how the soviets portrayed themselves ,ive heard of the restaged photograph of the raising of the soviet flag atop of the riechstag ,i need to do some more research
02-09-2014 03:29 PM
I know of a major military museum which specializes in big metal boxes on tracks, which has a variation of that image near the T34 WW2 section. Very poor , lazy research!
At first I wondered if the man by the tank cannon barrel almost looked like he was holding a captured German STG 44 but, of course, this would not fit with the 41-42 date either.
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
I see nothing but AKs in the hands of those guys, but its a fuzzy pic.
Now that you brought up the STG, here is an interesting article on Hugo Schmeisser:
Who Really Designed The AK-47? - The Firearm Blog