|Click for RUSSIAN language (cyrillic win-1251)|
|The Russian infantry have the good weapons, there are especially many anti-tank facilities:
sometimes it looks like every infantryman have an anti-tank rifle or an
anti-tank gun. The Russians very skilfully establish these weapons, and it seems like there are no place without ones.|
|F.W. von Mellenthin, general of Vermaht|
Soviet ATR aces:
ATR aces of 6th Guards army,
killed 7 tanks each.
The names are unknown.
Pvt. Fyodor G. Startzev - 15 tanks. KIA Jan 1943|
Yablonko and Serdyukov together destroyed 22 tanks
Jr.sgt. Ostapenko Dmitry Yakovlevich - 13 tanks
Sgt. Ivan Derevjanko - 10 tanks
Pvt. Ilya Kaplunov (4th Guards rifle regiment) - 9 tanks. KIA 21.12.1942
Pvt. Semen Antipkin - 8 tanks + 1 plane
Ivan Knjazev (310th Guards rifle regiment) - 67 AFVs, MGs, guns and mortars...
Jr.sgt. Petr Boloto (33rd rifle division) - 8 tanks
Sgt. Pavel Bannov (19th tank corps) - 8 tanks [July 1943]
Sgt. Saveliy S. Oboldin (32nd mechanised brigade) - 4 tanks and 4 captured tanks + some tens soldiers [23.12.1944]
Pvt. Ostapenko Ivan Yakovlevich - 7 (8?) tanks
Roman Semyonovich Smischuk - 6 tanks
Mast.sgt. Kadi Abakarovich Abakarov (1054th rifle regiment) - 6 tanks
Pvt. Blinov (98th Guards rifle division) - 6 tanks
Malenkov (95th rifle division) - 6 tanks
Pavel Yershov (24th Guards airbone regiment) - 6 tanks. KIA in Jan. 1944.
Jr.sgt. Ivan Kondratiev (4th Guards airbone brigade) - 4 tanks + 2 armored cars + 3 cars [13-16.11.43]
Pvt. Sabir Ahtyamov (4th Guards motorized brigade) - 4 tanks + 2 APCs + 2 cars [oct. 1944]
Pvt. Vasiliy Kovtun (902nd rifle regiment) - 4 tanks + 1 APC + over 20 MGs + some soldiers
Pvt. Alexander Logunov (490th rifle regiment) - 5 tanks [oct. 1944] + many soldiers
Lt. Борис Shonin (339th rifle regiment) - 4 tanks, 1 plane, 1 ATG, 28 soldiers [сент.-окт. 1942].
The anti-tank rifleman aims an air target
Russian PTRS ATR team in Germany, 1945
ATR teams, 1944
Soviet PTRD antitank rifle
ATR in combat in Karelia 1942
Soviet PTRD anti-tank rifle team
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