Soviet eod


#1

Photos of Soviet EOD during the war and after are very hard to come by. The same problem with Japanese EOD.

This is a press photo of a special Soviet unit doing mine clearing. I have not seen this uniform before. The mines seem to be German .


#2

The helmets look like Ssh36, wish I had one.


#3

I am not sure that we can mention helmets - not ammo related. Maybe this will work; what kind of cartridge do you think would be needed to penetrate that type of helmet ?


#4

I have no clue but… last weekend I was shooting an old pre-WWII Montgomery Ward bolt action and that .22 long rifle was significantly denting a steel target of approximately same thickness as this helmet. So if I were to guess, any jacketed round of 9mm and above will go through. And now, with an opposing opinion…


#5

Would that device on the top figure in or is it just decoration ?


#6

This should fit within the rules;