Remington - Hussar, Russian Guard Corps



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Description A Bolshevik shot by an American guard at Outpost No. 1 at 3:00 a.m. on the morning of January 8, 1919 when an enemy patrol of seven men attempted to creep up on the outpost position. This picture was taken to show the white cloak, which all the members of the patrol wore to conceal their movements in the snow. The clothing worn by the man was warm and in good condition. He carried, in addition to a hand grenade, which lies on the ground, a Remington rifle, in good condition, and a plentiful supply of ammunition. Village of Visokaya Gora, Ust' Paden'ga (????-????????, currently part of the en:Shenkursk District), Vaga River Column (Arkhangelskaya Oblast), Russia. Jan. 8, 1919. (Official U.S. Army Signal Corps caption for photo 152821)
Date 8 January 1919(1919-01-08)
Source United States Army Signal Corps photograph caption collection from [1] & United States Army Signal Corps photograph caption collection from [2]
Author U.S. Army Photograph
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