Mosin Nagant M1944 Carbine : Private N W Horne, 1 Battalion Royal Australian Regiment

Place Asia: Vietnam
Accession Number RELAWM40271
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
Date made 1960
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975
Description

Mosin Nagant M1944 bolt action carbine. Barrelled action only and does not have a bayonet, bolt or stock.

History / Summary

This carbine was captured by Pte. N. Horne, B Coy, 1 Royal Australian Regiment from a Viet Cong who was killed during an assault on a Viet Cong village near HoBo Woods in January 1966. Pte. Horne was later killed in action after capturing this weapon.

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