preparing these short exposť's for the site the following
references were consulted prior to publication:
Weapons of W.W.II-AJ Barker and John Walter: Arco
Small arms Today-E.C.
Ezel:Stockpole book 1st and 2nd edition
The Book Of Rifles-W.H.B.
Smith and J Smith; Stackpole books
Oy Sako Ab-E.L.Lyon:
Gun Report Magazine 11-73
Arma Fennica Sotilasaseet-T.
Hyytinen (Finnish Version)
Suomessa 1918-1991 Vol1-3-M. Palokangas: Vammalan
The various works
of Timo Hyytinen
Soviet Small Arms
and Ammo.-D.N. Bolotin (Russian language version
Vol1-2-G.B. Johnson and H. B. Lockhoven: Int. Small
Arms. Publ. FDR
E. Paananen:Stackpole books
The Mosin Nagant
Rifle, Terence W Lapin - North Cape Publications
Rifles Of The White
Death, Doug Bowser
Soviet - Finnish
military works of various time frames - authors.
Many years of personal
notes and observations of the authors
conversations with collectors, researchers, weapons
collectors - owners - militaria collectors - owners in
the United States, Finland, Russia, Poland,
England, Estonia, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Japan,
China, South Africa, Germany, Peru, Italy, and other
nations from around the world.
in private collections in the US, Finland, Russia,
Estonia, as well as other nations.
Tours of armory
areas abroad as well as personal interviews and discussions
with armory personal.
guided tours of military museums of Finland, Estonia,
and arsenal works in various nations.
museum staff and curators - Finland, Russia, Estonia,
Latvia, USA, and other nations.
from various military surplus firearms importers,
here as well as abroad.
Data from interviews
with soldiers and others directly issued these arms.
and records from various nations.
Various other documents
both official and unofficial.
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