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Spy for Germany
Spy for Germany is a 1956 West German movie directed by Werner Klingler. In 1944, the Second World War is already coming to an end, even if no one in Germany officially wants to know about it. However, the fact that the Americans are supposed to be building an atomic bomb is already a cause for concern. If this were to be used, all would be lost, everyone agrees. And so the spy Erich Gimpel is sent to the USA together with the U.S. deserter Billy Cole to find out the state of affairs. While Gimpel goes about his work, thanks in part to some connections, he meets and falls in love with Joan Kenneth. But it is a love that is not under a lucky star because from the very beginning everything that can go wrong in the operation does.
The following weapons were used in the film Spy for Germany:
Sauer Model 1913
A Hauptmann (Captain) (Peter Lehrsen) at the railway station carries a Sauer Model 1913 which is confiscated by a Feldgendarm (Military Police Officer) (Werner Rösler).
FN Model 1900
An FN Model 1900 pistol is used by Erich Gimpel (Martin Held).
At least one of the police officers is seen with what appears to be a Reichsrevolver M1879.
U.S. Army MPs are seen carrying white leather pistol holsters for Colt M1911s. However, after closer inspection, the grips seen fit Luger pistols.
New York Police officers are seen with unknown sidearms, which can only be seen holstered or brandished in fast motion.
Frühwirth Model 1872
At the beginning of the movie, German soldiers can be seen with rare Austrian Gendarmerie-Repetiergewehr System Frühwirth M1872 Carbines instead of accurate Karabiner 98ks. These rifles have Mannlicher M1890 Carbine style barrels with the rear part of Kropatschek Rifles.
Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine
Two German soldiers have Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbines.
Several soldiers carry unknown rifles.
M1857 12-pounder Napoleon
An M1857 12-pounder Napoleon cannon exhibited in a park is seen two times in the movie.
Jonny, the Prison Guard, (Werner Peters) carries a holster that is clearly empty.