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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:08 pm    Post subject: Sniper must rice his head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...A4yh%c3%a4 It was not Simo Häyhä-means


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 4:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...A4yh%C3%A4

Odd that link wont work maybe this one will. Smile

I like this part of the Artical the most:

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When asked in 1998 how he had become such a good shot, he answered, "Practice."

The Finnish did some impressive things in the Winter war agisnt the Russians. Smile

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:02 pm    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Yes Sir. The Russians was assuming that Finland is " easy job" to take.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:33 pm    Post subject: Sniper must raise their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Impressive story. All the best...
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

? rice their head?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 12:41 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Hei Hunter 63. The scope is 2" higher than iron sights. The forehead is also. Kauko.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:03 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

hunter63,

He ment "Rise their head" Wink

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:35 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Ofcourse. Sorry. This is very wrong language for me. But if sniper use scope he must also rice his own hean. I was readin in Finish and Häyhä was telling abaut his own head. Ofcourse it works two ways. Good point.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:41 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

KW,

Dont worry about it. Your from Finland a non-English speaking country and you are spelling pretty well. Smile

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:51 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Dimitri ,You are too friendly. Kauko.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 3:52 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

K.W. wrote:
Ofcourse. Sorry. This is very wrong language for me. But if sniper use scope he must also rice his own hean.

Don't loose any sleep over it Kauko......your english is understandable mate.

I don't think that a sniper need to raise his head that much higher to sight his rifle. A scope is a little higher than iron sights, but a sniper that is any good will have put himself into a good enough hide/position that it wouldn't be a problem. Obviously your countryman was an exceptional sniper to account for as many of the enemy as he did. Reading between the lines I get the impression he also engaged in the standard infantry type tactics as well as his sniping duties......a good well rounded soldier.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 4:18 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic Reply with quote

Thanks Vince, but my "English" = too much "confusion" . (You was teaching that word to me). Kauko.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 4:23 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

I think that English is the most confusing language of them all. I won't go into it now and confuse you even more, but it can get really confusing sometimes.

Hang in there mate....you are doing well.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:03 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

K.W. Just look at this way. You have the best English teachers that you can get here. None of us speak true English. Some Australian, some American, some English, some Canadian and some African. You have the advantage here. You speak more then one language...

You're doing just fine. As I said earlier. If we don't understand what you have typed, we'll ask. O K ?

And that's "[raise] his head".... Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 6:57 am    Post subject: Re: Sniper must rice their head higher when using telescopic sig Reply with quote

born and raised here, with english, and i still am unsre on its usage...
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