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American Soldiers: A Day in Iraq
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American Soldiers: A Day in Iraq (which also was released under the title American Soldiers) is a 2005 Iraq War film directed by Sidney J. Furie (Iron Eagle). Based on a true story and set in April 12, 2004, the film follows the story of a small patrol unit from the 1st Calvary, US Army, as they endure that hardships of patrolling the streets of Baghdad while holding off several attacks by insurgents.
The following weapon appear in the film American Soldiers: A Day in Iraq:
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
The Beretta 92FS, standing in for the standard issue Beretta M9, is carried by most of the American soldiers, also by Lt. Ahmed (Vince Salonia) and the undercover insurgent dressed as an Iraqi police officer.
The M1917 Revolver is used by an Iraqi police officer during one of the raids on the police station.
The AK-47 is carried by Iraqi insurgents.
The AKMS is seen fired by an Iraqi insurgent during the final battle, before been killed by SPC Tyler Jackson (Curtis Morgan).
Colt Model 727
PFC Dowdy (Paul Sturino), SPC Cohen (Jordan Brown) and SPC Romeo (Brett Ryan) all carry the Colt Model 727 carbine as their primary weapon. Dowdy and Romeo have standard M727 with a M203 grenade launcher attached while Cohen has a custom variant, fitted with a KAC M4-style railed handguard, a SureFire WeaponLight, RIS foregrip and a Magpul M93 Modular buttstock. The use of the M727 is probably likely standing in for the M4A1, which was the primary weapon of most front-line US soldiers in 2004.
Colt M4A1 Carbine
The M4A1 is carried by SGT Delvecchio (Zan Calabretta), SGT Ron Stalker (Shaun Taylor), PFC Johnson (Michael Belisaro), and PFC Aikens (Ben Gilbank). Both Delvecchio's and Stalker's M4A1s are fitted with an A.R.M.S. SIR system (which is not used by regular infantry troops), a vertical foregrip, an Aimpoint M68 CCO, and a SureFire WeaponLight, while both Johnson's and Aiken's M4A1s has the same configuration only without the S.I.R. system.
The M16A2 is carried by LT Diggs (Jason Matheson).
The M16A4 is carried by SPC Deke Carver (Philippe Buckland), fitted with a Trijicon TA11 3.5x35 ACOG, a 20-round magazine and a Harris bipod, making him the squad's designated marksman. Another M16A4 is carried by LT Banning, a guard in the prison and by an Iraqi insurgent during the last battle. Both Banning's and the insurgent's M16A4s are fitted with a C-More red dot sight.
Norinco Type 56-1
The Norinco Type 56-1 is used by Iraqi insurgents and police officers. SPC Tyler Jackson (Curtis Morgan) used a commandeered Type 56-1 in the final battle.
The Browning M2HB is mounted on the M35 truck and fired mainly by PFC Aikens (Ben Gilbank).
The Daewoo K3, standing in for the M249 SAW, is carried by SPC Tyler Jackson (Curtis Morgan) and PFC Roy Pena (Eddie Della Siepe).
FN MAG 58
The FN MAG 58, standing in for the M240, is fired by PFC Dowdy (Paul Sturino).
The M60 is carried and used by Lt. Ahmed (Vince Salonia), and saying that he obtained it from the black market.
M203 Grenade Launcher
A M203 grenade launcher is attached to SPC Romeo's (Brett Ryan) M727.
The RPG-7 is seen fire many times by an Iraqi insurgent, both on the American soldiers and Iraqi police. SGT Delvecchio briefly uses it to blow up an Iraqi insurgent's mortar unit on a truck during the final battle.
SPG-9 recoilless rifle
The SPG-9 is mounted on a light truck and used by Iraqi insurgents while attacking the police station.
An unidentified mortar mounted on a truck is used by the the Iraqi insurgents' mortar unit during the final battle.