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City 44

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Miasto 44
'Theatrical poster
Country POL.jpg Poland
Directed by Jan Komasa
Release Date 2014
Language Polish
Studio Akson Studio
Distributor Kino Świat
Main Cast
Character Actor
Stefan Zawadzki Józef Pawlowski
Alicja "Biedronka" Zofia Wichlacz
Kama Anna Próchniak
Vladek "Beksa" Antoni Królikowski
"Góral" Maurycy Popiel
"Rogal" Filip Gurlacz
Lieutenant "Kobra" Tomasz Schuchardt
Captain "Czarny" Michal Zurawski
"Pajak" Michal Meyer
"Miki" Grzegorz Daukszewicz

City 44 (Original title: Miasto 44) is a 2014 Polish World War II drama about the Warsaw Uprising. The film was written and directed by Jan Komasa and is also known under the title Warsaw '44.

The following weapons are featured in the film City 44:


Wz. 35 Vis

Most of the main characters are seen with a Polish Wz. 35 Vis.

Wz. 35 Vis - 9x19mm - Left side
Stefan Zawadzki (Józef Pawlowski) shoots a pistol, given to him by Kama (Anna Próchniak).
Lieutenant "Kobra" (Tomasz Schuchardt) gives his sidearm to "Rogal" (Filip Gurlacz), who holds a Sten.
The pistol on the ground after "Rogal" drops it. Stefan Zawadzki later picks it up.
Captain "Czarny" (Michal Zurawski) holds his Vis wz. 35 Radom pistol in hand.

Tokarev TT-33

Kama (Anna Próchniak) owns a Tokarev TT-33 pistol.

TT-33 dated 1942 with checkered wood grips - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
Kama and Stefan load their last magazines.

Luger P08

Many characters also carry the Luger P08 pistol.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
A bloodstained P08 dropped during the fight at the school.
Stefan (Józef Pawlowski) picks up the P08 and aims it at an SS soldier.
Captain "Czarny" (Michal Zurawski) (right) hands the gun to "Góral" (Maurycy Popiel).
An SS Dirlewanger man with a doll (Igor Obloza) holds a Luger P08 pistol.

Walther P38

SS Dirlewanger officers and some soldiers use a Walther P38 pistol.

Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm


The SS Dirlewanger officer on a street executes Stefan's mother and brother with his Walther P38 pistol.
An SS Dirlewanger man in the hospital (Enno Kalisch) carries an MP40 and a Walther P38.

Mauser HSc

One of the Polish insurgents on the streets of Warsaw holds a Mauser HSc pistol.

A Nazi Germany Mauser HSc World War 2 Production - .32 ACP (7.65x17mm)
An insurgent in a blue uniform (left) holds a Mauser HSc in hand.

Mauser C96

Resistance captain AK (Michal Czernecki) is armed with a Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" pistol.

Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser.

Nagant M1895

A Nagant M1895 revolver briefly appears.

Nagant M1895 Pistol - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo).
The resistance fighter putting on his beret has a Nagant M1895 revolver tucked in his belt.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk. II

The most widely used submachine by the Polish resistance movement members is the Sten Mk II.

Sten Mk. II - 9x19mm.
Lieutenant "Kobra" (Tomasz Schuchardt) exchanged his Sten with "Góral" (right) for the officer's sidearm.
Commander "Sagan" (Sebastian Fabijanski) holds his Sten gun during the fight at the cemetery.
A Sten gun lays on top of a barricade.
"Góral" (Maurycy Popiel) with his Sten in hand during a fight.
Stefan Zawadzki (Józef Pawlowski) picks up a Sten after he runs out of bullets for his MP40.


SS soldiers and some insurgents carry MP40 submachine guns.

Maschinenpistole 40 - 9x19mm
Stefan Zawadzki (Józef Pawlowski) fires his captured MP40 from behind some sandbags.
One of Polish insurgents holds a German submachine gun in hand.
An SS-Dirlewanger man with a doll (Igor Obloza) with his MP40 at the hip.
Captain "Czarny" (Michal Zurawski) (middle) also carries a MP40 in the finale.

Haenel-Schmeisser MP28/II

A Haenel-Schmeisser MP28/II submachine gun is occasionally seen in the hands of rebels.

Haenel-Schmeisser MP28/II - 9x19mm
A submachine gun is seen slung over a resistance fighter's back
A MP 28 used by one of the insurgents (left) during a firefight.


Various characters are also seen with a Soviet PPSh-41 submachine gun.

PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
The insurgent in the background holds a PPSh-41 submachine gun.
"Beksa" (Antoni Królikowski) fires a PPSh-41 at the Germans from a window.
A Polish soldier (with the helmet) walks through the ruins of Warsaw with a PPSh-41 in his hand.
The German soldier Johann Kraus (Max Riemelt) carries a trophy PPSh-41 along with an MP40.


A Soviet PPS-43 submachine gun is occasionally seen.

Soviet PPS-43 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A Polish soldier (middle) in the ruins of Warsaw carries a PPS-43.

M1928 Thompson

The M1928 Thompson is seen only very briefly.

M1928A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP.
A Polish soldier wounded in the head (background right) has an M1928 Thompson on his back.


Mosin Nagant M91/30

Some Polish insurgents and soldiers carry Mosin Nagant M91/30 full-length rifles.

Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54R
"Joe" (Piotr Biedron) (right) holds a Mosin Nagant M91/30 full-length rifle.
An insurgent who stops "Biedronka" carries a Mosin Nagant M91/30 full-length rifle.
"Miki" (Grzegorz Daukszewicz) (right) wades through an underground tunnel with his rifle in hand.

Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine

Some Polish insurgents and soldiers carry Mosin Nagant M38 carbines.

Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R. This was modified to become the M44 which replaced it, entering combat trials in 1943, becoming fairly common in 1944.
A Polish soldier holds a Mosin Nagant M38 carbine.
Kama (Anna Próchniak) hands loaded rifles to resistance fighters during a firefight.
"Góral" (Maurycy Popiel) fires a rifle after running out of ammo for his Sten.

Lebel Mle. 1886

Stefan Zawadzki (Józef Pawlowski) receives a Lebel 1886 rifle from "Miki" (Grzegorz Daukszewicz).

Lebel Model 1886 Rifle - 8x50Rmm
"Miki" (middle) is handed a Lebel 1886 rifle, which the commander then assigns to Stefan.
Stefan decides to try his weapon the first night after receiving it.

Mauser Gewehr 1898

At least, one resistance fighter can be seen with a Gewehr 98.

Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The rifle (far left) over his back.

VZ-24 Czech Mauser

VZ-24 Czech Mauser rifles are seen in the hands of some characters.

VZ-24 Czech Mauser
"Pajak" (Michal Meyer) (right) holds his rifle during the fight in the stairwell of the school building.
The Jewish boy Adam (Jan Kowalewski) also carries a VZ-24 Czech Mauser rifle.
"Beksa" (Antoni Królikowski) picks up a rifle off of a fallen SS soldier.

Wz. 29 Mauser

Most of the insurgents and also some SS soldiers use Wz. 29 Mauser rifles.

Wz. 29 Mauser - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The muzzle of the rifle, showing off the distinctive front sight.
One of the SS soldiers appears to carry one as well.

Machine Guns


Polish insurgents in Warsaw seized many MG42 machine guns.

MG42 with drum magazine - 7.92x57mm Mauser
"Miki" (Grzegorz Daukszewicz) firing at the attacking SS Dirlewanger infantry with a captured MG42.

Degtyaryov DP-27/28

A Polish soldier is briefly seen with a DP-27/28.

Degtyaryov DP-27 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
The soldier behind "Biedronka" in the background.

Wz. 28 Browning

A commander of the little Polish resistance group is armed with a Wz. 28 Browning light machine gun.

Wz. 28 Browning - 7.92x57 mm Mauser.

2cm FlaK 38

German forces deploy a 2cm FlaK 38 machine gun with a shield against resistance positions.

2 cm FlaK 38 in single mounting - 20x138mm B

Hand Grenades

Model 24 Stielhandgranate

SS men and many of the insurgents, including the main characters, use Model 24 Stielhandgranates.

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
A primed hand grenade is tossed into a basement full of people by an SS soldier.
An insurgent at the barricade with a Model 24 Stielhandgranate sitting next to him.
The commander "Czarny" (Michal Zurawski) hands Kama (Anna Próchniak) a Model 24 Stielhandgranate.

Model 43 Stielhandgranate

"Leksa" (Antoni Królikowski) carries a rare Model 43 Stielhandgranate in his belt.

Model 43 Stielhandgranate high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade.
"Beksa" (left) has a Model 24 Stielhandgranate as well as a Model 43 Stielhandgranate tucked in his belt.

F1 hand grenade

Some insurgents are equipped with a Polish variant of the F1 hand grenade.

F1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade with Mle. 1935 fuse.
"Kobra" (Tomasz Schuchardt) pulls a F1 hand grenade at SS Dirlewanger man in hospital.
A insurgent (right) has a F1 hand grenade clipped onto his chest.

F-1 hand grenade

Polish resistance fighters also carry some F1 hand grenades.

F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
"Beksa" (Antoni Królikowski) receives a F-1 hand grenade from Kama (Anna Próchniak).

Model 39 Eihandgranate

Model 39 Eihandgranate is widely used by German soldiers and Polish insurgents.

The Model 39 Eihandgranate hand grenade
SS Dirlewanger men throw several grenades, including a Model 39 Eihandgranate, into the cellar full of civilians.
One of the insurgents with a Model 39 Eihandgranate clipped onto his chest.
Stefan Zawadzki (Józef Pawlowski) picks up a grenade.

R wz. 42 "Sidolówka"

During a fight, a R wz. 42 "Sidolówka" hand grenade is briefly seen.

R wz. 42 "Sidolówka" fragmentation high-explosive hand grenade
Adam (Jan Kowalewski) holds a R wz. 42 "Sidolówka" hand grenade in his hand during a firefight.



Polish insurgents defend their positions with a PIAT anti-tank launcher.

Projector, Infantry, Anti Tank (PIAT) - 3.25 in
A nurse helps assemble and load a PIAT anti-tank launcher.
"Pajak" (Michal Meyer) aims at the approaching mobile mine.

Panther Tank

A Panther tank is deployed by German forces against the resistance fighters. This tank, however, is a mockup of a BLG-67 bridge layer, which is based on the chassis of a T-55 tank.

Panzerkampfwagen V Ausf. G "Panther", for comparision.
Kama (Anna Próchniak) stands in the face of a German tank.

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