Finnish Mosin-Nagant Collectors Homepage Providing Only
The Best And Most Detailed Articles Since 1995.
- Nagant Dot Net's Finnish Section
Military History Of Finland
Rifles And Bayonets
Pistols And Machine Guns
History And Issue Items
of the Rifles Mosin-Nagant: A good article from Karl-Heinz
Wrobel that gives a listing of the various Mosin Nagants by
Mosin Nagant FAQ: Some of the more
common questions on these rifles.
Stock Markings: Odd carvings
that appear on Finnish used weapons.
Finnish Bayonet UPDATED! This section by Vic Thomas has undergone a comprehensive revsion and is now open and covers more detail in both photographs and examples than the previous section including some information on foreign bayonets used and some puukko's. Be sure to check in if you have a question about Finnish bayonets as this is the place for answers!
Finnish Proofs & Factory Markings: What
do all these proofs and markings mean? We do
not have all the answers but at least in this section
we have a start. This section is always being
updated, so check in often.
Civil Guard Numbers Many Finnish
Civil Guard rifles have an issue district number. In
this article many of those numbers are shown and
listed. This list is not complete and will
be updated over time,
Finnish Mosin Nagant Production Numbers And Notes: A section showing a chart that details Finnish production of the Mosin Nagant by model. It shows not only barrel makers and production dates but includes total production notes. Please check this out if you are new to the Mosin Nagant as it will give you a great starting point of reference.
m/24 Civil Guard Rifle The M24 is one
of the most desirable of all the Mosin Nagants
to the serious collector. Vic Thomas has updated this section with a comprehensive text revision and an expansive photo section detailing everything from the rifles and parts to bayonets and accessories.
Finnish m/91 Rifle:
This section is being updated but at least one article
is still in place, this article dealing with the Finnish made
Finnish m/27 Until WW2
the M27 was the main battle rifle of the SA. Vic
Thomas has done the most complete coverage of the
M27 Rifle and Carbine that can be found in English.
Finnish m/28 Rifle : This section on the m/28 rifle is covered by Vic Thomas.! The photo section contains over 50% more pictures. This is the most comprehensive coverage of the model 1928 Civil Guard's rifle on the net.
The Finnish Model m/28-30: Vic Thomas has updated this area to a
brand new section with several pages of in depth text and over
15 pages of photos. The most complete overview of these
Civil Guard issued rifles on the net.
Finnish m/1939 UPDATED! Maybe the best of all the Mosin Nagants
and one of the most collected versions of all the Finnish
rifles. In the most comprehensive article written in english, Vic Thomas covers the rifle in detail from its infancy to its rare sniper variations.
Issue Of The M1891/1930 Rifle This article
covers both Soviet and Finnish made M91/30 rifles. It
covers history and has a number of photos.
Man Doug Bowser has three articles
he has donated to the site. They deal with Finnish Mosin
Nagant Sniper Rifles and 54R ammo tests.
And Machine Guns:
Miscellaneous Finnish Issue Arms Some of the other weapons that the Finns used in their fight for freedom. This section has grown and the listings there much more complete than in the past. This is a massive listing that covers handguns, rifles, carbines, machine guns, light machine guns, and submachine guns. In English there are few sources this complete.
Finnish Maxims The Maxim MG is often thought
of as a Russian and Soviet weapon but they were also very
important to the nation of Finland.
History And Issue Items:
Suojeluskunta: A very detailed section
of the history of the Finnish Civil Guard. This section
has a text, photo, and even a Civil Guard district map section.
It it the most in depth English summary of the Civil Guard
done by one of Mosin Nagant Dot Net's Finnish contributors.
The Fire And Ice Interview: An interview with Ben Strout the producer of the Winter War documentary Fire And Ice. The interview done by Brent Snodgrass of Mosin Nagant Dot Net and Marshall Kregal of Kev Os 4 Dot Com.
Häyhä: A link that
will take the reader to articles dealing with
the greatest sniper that ever lived.
War Helmets: The Finnish issue helmets
are quite rare and interesting collector's items. In
this article some background, history, photos,
and tips are given for those interested in this
Military Tunics Of Finland 1918-1945: One of the most
detailed and complete sections ever done on this subject in
the English language by Vic Thomas. This article covers Finnish tunics early
to late in detail rarely seen. The article is filled
with photos of issue combat tunics, headgear, boots, greatcoats,
and various Finnish issue items. Recently updated with new finds and pictures!
1941-44: The reasons behind the Finnish-Soviet
War of 1941-44. An interesting article from
the Finnish webmaster of Winter War Dot Com.
The 1941-1944 Finnish-Soviet War - An article by Brent Snodgrass done in support of the Emmy Award winning DVD Fire And Ice.
The Lapland War - An article by Brent Snodgrass done in support of the Emmy Award winning DVD Fire And Ice.
Re-enacting: Educational living
history of Finland from Kev Os 4 the only full
time Finnish Army re-enactors unit in the USA.
Winter War The text of the
treaty that ended the Winter War.
Finnish International Grand Festival: Pictures and comments from the 2005 Finnish International Grand Festival held in Marquette Michigan in August 2005. Vic Thomas participated as featured exhibitor of Finnish military weapons and history and Brent Snodgrass participated as a featured speaker on the Soviet offensive of 1944 and the Finnish defensive lines and response.