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This Russian anti-tank rifle packs some serious power and thanks to this video we get to see one in action.

The PTRS-41 was first produced and used by the Soviets in WWII. It was designed specifically to pierce the armor of a tank.

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The size of the rifle itself is a bit intimidating, but once I caught a glimpse of the shells it fires, I was in awe.

Seeing weapons like this that were used in war is a nice history lesson, but getting to fire one would be a dream come true.