Vintage Saturday: Nazi Zorro

German Skijäger troops with Sturmgewehr rifles in the Ukraine, February 1944
A solution to the MP44 handguard overheating: fight in the snow

German Skijäger troops with Sturmgewehr rifles in the Ukraine, February 1944. Note how two of the guys in the background are using ski poles as shooting sticks. If there had been more of these guys at Hitler’s disposal Russia would have been in serious trouble.