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Legend of the Living Dead (Legenda o živých mrtvých)

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Legenda o živých mrtvých
Country CZE.jpg Czechoslovakia
Directed by Petr Tucek
Release Date 1971
Language Czech
Studio Československá televize
Main Cast
Character Actor
Major Lenz Jirí Dušek
Vasil Ladislav Vecera
Michal Josef Šebek
Saša Eliška Balzerová
Helenka Renáta Doleželová
Countess Eva Vlasta Fialová
Lieblein Ladislav Lakomý
Klein Rudolf Jurda
Tony Adler Stanislav Zindulka
MUDr. Vinkler Bohumil Slezácek

Legend of the Living Dead (Legenda o živých mrtvých) is a 1971 Czech four-part movie produced by TV about the partisan movement in Moravia at the end of WWII. Partisans gained the cooperation of the local Schupo (Local police) commander, who is a friend of the Gestapo cheif, hopefully helping them discover a traitor in their ranks.

The following weapons were used in the film Legend of the Living Dead (Legenda o živých mrtvých):


Walther P38

German officers and resistance fighters carry Walther P38s.

Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm.
The Schupo commander Major Lenz (Jirí Dušek) holds his gun.
A young resistance fighter Standa (Miroslav Streda) aims a pistol from the window.
Conflict between chauffeurs - Willy Kraus (Václav Kyzlink) (right) aims his P38 at Tony Adler.
File:Lakomý-Walther P38.jpg
SS lieutenant Lieblein (Ladislav Lakomý) (left) stands over the dead radio operators with his P38.
File:Holubár-Walther P38.jpg
SS-unterscharführer Ludwig Schrott (Milan Holubár) aims his Walther P38.

Steyr 1912

Chief of the Gestapo Kurt Klein (Rudolf Jurda) used a Steyr 1912 pistol.

Steyr Hahn Model 1912 (1913 mfg) - 9x23mm


Walther PPK

Countess Eva (Vlasta Fialová) fires a Walther PPK at Major Lenz.

Walther PPK - 9mm Kurz aka .380 ACP

Baby Browning

Countess Eva (Vlasta Fialová) aims her Baby Browning at Mjr. Lenz.

Baby Browning - .25 ACP

Astra-Unceta Victoria 1911 Model

MUDr. Vinkler (Bohumil Slezácek) carries a Astra-Unceta Victoria 1911 Model pocket pistol.

Unceta Victoria 1911 Model - .25 ACP


Nagant M1895

Some Soviet partisans carry the Nagant M1895 revolver.

Nagant M1895 Pistol - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo). This example was dated 1939 manufacture and was a War time Issued weapon.
A pair of female Soviet radio operators, Tanya (Jana Švandová) and Valya (Zdena Kruzíková), decided commit suicide during the siege.
File:Josef Šebek-Nagant Revolver.jpg
Political commissar Michal (Josef Šebek) dressed as a doctor with his sidearm in hand.
Partisans commander Vasil (Ladislav Vecera) in the final battle with Klein holds a Nagant M1895.

Submachine guns


Most German soldiers and also a several partisans also used MP38 or MP40 submachine guns.

The MP38. The sub-machine gun of the German Military Before 1940. It was still used in small quantities in 1941 and 1942.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
German soldier with his MP38 submachine gun hanging around his neck.
Tony Adler (Stanislav Zindulka) (right) as a member of the firing squad holds a SMG.
File:Alois Liskutín-MP40.jpg
Partisan called 'Student' (Alois Liskutín) carries an MP40.
File:Eliška Balzerová-MP40.jpg
Saša (Eliška Balzerová) taught Helenka (Renáta Doleželová) how to handle a gun.
Ludwig Schrott (Milan Holubár) with a MP40 slung over his shoulder .

Beretta Model 38/42

Beretta Model 38/42 submachine gun is sporadically seen at a both sides.

Beretta Model 38/42 - 9x19mm
German soldier (left) armed with a Beretta Model 38/42.
File:Renáta Doleželová-MP 41.jpg
Helenka (Renáta Doleželová) (left) carries a submachine gun in her hand.

Tony Adler (Stanislav Zindulka) carries his weapon.
Russian ROA soldier (left) fires from his 38/42 at the Lenz's car.


The main weapon of partisan troops in Czechoslovak was a Soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun.

Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Vasil (Ladislav Vecera) and Michal (Josef Šebek) (right) with their PPSh-41 ready to attack at the German column.
File:Jirí Papez-PPSh-41.jpg
Resistance fighter Vanek (Jirí Papez) tries to break out of encirclement by using PPSh-41.
The trapped Soviet Army radio operators Tanya (Jana Švandová) (right) and Valya (Zdena Kruzíková) fire at attackers SS men.
File:Renáta Doleželová-PPSh-41-fire.jpg
Helenka (Renáta Doleželová) fired from PPSh-41 from the window of the besieged cottage.
File:Elisk a Balzerová-PPSh-41.jpg
Saša (Eliška Balzerová) marches together with other guerrillas with a PPSh-41 over his shoulder.


VZ-24 Czech Mauser

Some German soldiers and partisans also carry VZ-24 Czech Mauser rifles.

Czech VZ-24 Mauser rifle - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A German soldier carries a VZ-24 Czech Mauser.
František Kopečný (Oldrich Vykypel) (left) used a rifle.
Detail of his VZ-24 Czech Mauser.

Mosin Nagant M91/30

German and ROA (Russian Liberation Army) soldiers are equipped with Mosin Nagant M91/30 sniper rifles.

Full-length, Mosin Nagant M91/30 Sniper Rifle with Russian PU 3.5x sniper scope and down turned bolt handle - 7.62x54mm R
German soldier shoots at a fleeing resistance fighter.
The ROA sniper fires at Lenz´s car.

Machine guns


Partisans frequently use captured German MG42 machine guns.

MG42 with bipod extended - 7.92mm Mauser
Fleeing partisan carries a MG42 machine gun slung on his back.
A Partisan with a german machine gun sits on background.

UK vz. 59

Vz. 59 light machine gun is used by German gunner during the ambush of partisans group.

UK vz. 59, 7.62x54mm R

Hand grenades

Model 43 Stielhandgranate

The dead German soldier has a Model 43 Stielhandgranate in his belt.

Model 43 Stielhandgranate high-explosive hand grenade with fragmentation sleeve.
Germans-Lozm-24 Model.jpg

F-1 hand grenade

F-1 hand grenade is in movie used by partisans and also by some German soldiers.

F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
The partisan marched through the woods with a F1 hand grenade hanging on his back.
Several of these hand grenades can be seen on the table beside the wounded commander.
File:Josef Šebek-F-1.jpg
Michal (Josef Šebek) destroyed a German machine gun with a grenade, but is seriously wounded.
German soldier removes the safety device from the F-1 hand grenade before throwing.

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