A U.S. Soldier demonstrates the use of a carbine equipped with a sniper scope in Burma during World War II.
Burma Date:1945, February Duration:1 min 4 sec Sound:Yes
Allied soldiers train with new equipment during the Burma Campaign in World War II. The U.S. Mars Task Force 475th Infantry Division and Burmese troops train in the use of the new Sniper Scope. A U.S. Solldier demonstrates the parts and use of the sniper scope. He inspects a carbine equipped with the sniper scope for accurate firing in the dark. He explains the functioning of the scope and how the infra-red spotlight operates in conjunction with a telescope sight. He looks through the telescope sight. He demonstrates the use of the third unit comprised of batteries and an electrical focusing attachment. The Burmese soldiers take the carbine and look through the telescope sight.
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