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You do not break into Finland’s house, even if he is out of the country! >:C

Finland was known for their fantastic snipers in World War 2, especially a man named Simo Häyhä.

Yes, I’m back. Feels good man. :D

28th September 2010

10 days ago #9289414        

@ShylokVakarian Maybe, but Finland had Simo Häyhä, who is the most deadly sniper in human history.

15 days ago #9287128        

Damn, and I thought Russia had good snipers...they had good snipers, right?

19 days ago #9283473        

@Lumberjack oh I see. I remember someone earlier told me that it was to do with recon. cant remember what he said exactly

19 days ago #9283304        

@MarcusZMonkey The difference between a sniper and a marksman is not defined by the range from which they shoot but by their strategic purpose. A marksman operates as a part of a squad or platoon, supporting an advancing force from a distance or providing long-range capability in defensive positions. Snipers operate either alone or more often in pairs, going after designated high value targets, either persons or material, often in hostile territory. For snipers reconnaissance is also a more prevalent part of the job description.

Kids who get their information from playing Call 'o dudy seem to think that everything with a scope on it is a sniper rifle and everyone shooting with a scope is a sniper. Snipers and marksmen often use identical equipment and tactics, it's the strategic purpose that defines the designation.

BTW in Finnish there is only one word for both and it translates better as marksman. However based on what his role in the overall strategy of his unit was, Simo Häyhä was most definitely a sniper.

27 days ago #9279039        

Love the eye twitch :P

29 days ago #9277765        

Swiss truth:
Every male born in Switzerland must become a soldier when they reach the age of 19. So why is (Brother) Switzerland a businessman instead of a soldier?


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1 month ago #9274866        

Finland is awesome :D

1 month ago #9273884        

@DarkMage7280 well I mean what ranges did he snipe from exactly? cos I didnt know you can be a sniper if your not shooting at such ranges, but I think i heard somewhere that the deffinition of "sniper" is also to do with recon or something. just how was he a sniper exactly?

1 month ago #9273793        

@MarcusZMonkey, what? "Rifleman ranges"?
The hell was he supposed to do with a rifle, take shots at Japan?

2 months ago #9270116        


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