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Shock Troops (Un homme de trop)
Shock Troops (Un homme de trop ("One man too many" or "The Extra Man")) is a 1967 French-Italian war drama directed by Costa-Gavras. In Summer 1943 in the Southern France a group of Maquisards (Resistance fighters) attack the prison where Nazi hold the arrested Resistance leaders. Suddenly it appears that there is the extra man (Michel Piccoli) among the liberated people. Is he a German spy, intentionally put in prison cell, or just a victim of circumstances? The commander of the Resistance group Cazal (Bruno Cremer) doesn't want to sentence the innocent to death, but his second-in-command Jean (Jean-Claude Brialy) is sure that the man is the agent and demands the execution.
The following weapons were used in the film Shock Troops (Un homme de trop):
Mle 1892 Revolver
Some Maquisards, notably Jean (Jean-Claude Brialy) and Kerk (Jacques Perrin), carry Mle 1892 Revolvers.
Cazal's (Bruno Cremer) personal handgun is the M1911A1 pistol. In one scene he gives it to Thomas (Gérard Blain).
In the final scene several German officers carry Luger P08 pistols. A Luger is also seen in hands of Felix (Serge Sauvion).
What appears to be the Beretta M1934 is briefly seen when Groubec (Claude Brasseur) disarms the French gendarme.
An unidentified pistol is hold by a French gendarme when Maquisards attack the police precinct in Pradelles.
MP40 SMGs are used by both Maquisards, notably Cazal (Bruno Cremer) and Paco (Nino Segurini), and German troops.
Sten Mk II
Sten Mk II SMGs are used by Maquisards, notably Jean (Jean-Claude Brialy), Groubec (Claude Brasseur) and Philippe (Paolo Fratini).
In the opening scene Paco (Nino Segurini) is armed with a pump action shotgun with sawed-off barrel and stock that appears to be Ithaca 37.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Some Maquisards are armed with double barreled shotguns with both standard and sawed-off barrels.
Single Barreled Shotgun
Kerk (Jacques Perrin) is seen with a Single Barreled Shotgun.
MAS-36 rifles are widely used by Maquisards, notably Thomas (Gérard Blain) and Florent (Med Hondo).
Kerk's (Jacques Perrin) main weapon is the anachronistic MAS-49 semi-auto rifle. Sometimes he uses the rifle with APX L806 sniper scope. This is probably standing for the early MAS-40, which is really fell into the hands of the Resistance, but this happened only in 1944 (although it can be assumed that Kerk got his rifle earlier from some leaks, again if the above assumption is true). Note: two years earlier Jacques Perrin used MAS-49 with L806 scope in The 317th Platoon.
Karabiner 98k rifles are used by both Maquisards and German troops.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
A full-length Mauser rifle is briefly seen held by one German soldier that appears to be a Gewehr 98.
Berthier Mle 1907-15
Berthier Mle 1907-15 rifles are also used by Maquisards, notably Passevin (Charles Vanel).
Lebel Mle 1886
Some Lebel Mle 1886 rifles are also seen.
The Maquisards group has a single Chatellerault M1924/29 light machine gun. It is mostly used by Groubec (Claude Brasseur) but in several scenes it is manned by Thomas (Gérard Blain), Florent (Med Hondo) and Cazal (Bruno Cremer).
The group also has a single Maxim MG08 heavy machine gun. It is mounted on makeshift carriage. During the final battle the MG08 is manned by Lecocq (Patrick Préjean) and Passevin (Charles Vanel).
German troops use MG42 machine guns in several scenes. During the final battle the MG42 is top-mounted on the turret of M24 Chaffee, standing for German tank, and on Sd.Kfz. 251 half-track APC.
2cm FlaK 30
What appears to be the 2cm FlaK 30 is used by German troops during the anti-guerilla operation.
The group has the M9 "Bazooka" (M1 "Bazooka" would fit better for Summer 1943). During the final battle it is used by Groubec (Claude Brasseur).
F1 Hand Grenade
F1 hand grenades are widely used by Maquisards. The grenades are painted red which indicates them as throwing dummies.
DF 37/46 Hand Grenade
What appears to be DF 37/46 hand grenade is carried by a Maquisard.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
German Model 24 Stielhandgranate grenades are also used by Maquisards.
Mortier de 81 mm Mle 27/31
During the final battle German troops use several mortars. The larger one appears to be the French Mortier de 81 mm Mle 27/31.
Another mortar, used by German troops, looks smaller and lacks bipod so it is hold by the crewmember. Such feature is typical for light mortars, like British 2-inch, but this one looks too large for 2-inch caliber.
7.5 cm Pak 40
German troops use the 7.5 cm Pak 40 against the Maquisards.
M24 Chaffee tank stands for German tank. It isn't visually modified but fitted with MG42 machine gun instead of Browning M2HB.
An M3 Halftack APC, fitted with fake sloped armor on sides to make it resemble an Sd.Kfz. 251, is used by German troops. Such props are seen in many French war movies.