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The Deadliest Marksman

Michael Stahl | Narratively | 9th January 2020

Portrait of “the finest killer in military history”, a Finnish sniper called Simo Häyhä who reportedly killed more than 500 Russian soldiers during the 105-day Winter War of 1939-1940 — an average of five per day, with a reported single-day high of 25 dead. Häyhä was farm boy who learne…

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