"After the last tank rolled off the assembly lines at Stalingrad, workers were issued arms and went to the front to defend the city. Workers Militia, Stalingrad The Southeast end of the (Krasnyi Oktyabr' Factory's) Martenovskii Workshop is shown.
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An NCO from the Regiment briefs his men before an attack in Stalingrad. Note the soldier on the foreground: he carries a russian semi-automatic rifle. It had an effective range of 500 meters and was widely used during World War II.