I always wondered the same thing. I look at the russian and german guns and just can't imagine the shooters face even touching the stock. the enfields rested high too but they had raised cheekpads for the buttstocks and the springfields were actually a very nice and well thought out scope design.
all guns lost in a tragic smelting accident.
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