wombat_socho (wombat_socho) wrote,

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Legendary badass.

I missed Simo Hayha's birthday this past Thursday. Hayha is probably the deadliest sniper in the history of modern warfare, having killed over 500 Russians with his Mosin/Nagant M/28 - over iron sights, because he felt using a scope carried too much risk of exposure. He then went on to kill another 200 Russians with his Suomi submachine gun. At the age of 34. Under weather conditions that could be charitably described as "appalling". More details at Mitch Berg's joint.
Hayha is one big reason why this mopo is so true:
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