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Go Tell the Spartans
Go Tell the Spartans is a 1978 American Vietnam War film directed by Ted Post (Magnum Force) and stars Burt Lancaster, Craig Wasson, and Marc Singer. Set during the United States' early involvement in the conflict, the film features Lancaster as Asa Barker, a grizzled US Army Major in charge of a small group of US Army advisers and local militia who has to juggle unreasonable army orders with local politics. Given only a limited release in 1978, it was overshadowed by two other Vietnam War films released in the same year, The Deer Hunter and Coming Home.
The following weapons were used in the film Go Tell the Spartans:
MAJ Barker (Burt Lancaster) and CPT Olivetti (Marc Singer) carry M1911A1s, but CPT Olivetti is the only one who draws his.
Colt Trooper Mk III
Cowboy (Evan C. Kim) is armed with a Colt Trooper Mk III that he keeps in a shoulder holster. Since this film is set in 1964, this is an anachronism, since the Mk III series wasn't produced until 1969.
2LT Raymond Hamilton (Joe Unger) and some of the South Vietnamese troops are armed with M1928A1 Thompson submachine guns.
M3 Grease Gun
MAJ Barker (Burt Lancaster) is armed with an M3 Grease Gun in the field.
Winchester Model 1897
Some of the militia members are armed with Winchester Model 1897 field guns.
Double Barreled Shotgun
One of the militia members is armed with a Double Barreled Shotgun.
Unknown Pump Action shotgun
A militia member is armed with an unknown pump action shotgun. It's not clear enough to determine the type.
Corporal Courcey (Craig Wasson), First Sergeant Oleonowski (Jonathan Goldsmith), Captain Olivetti (Marc Singer), Cowboy (Evan C. Kim), and various other advisors and their South Vietnamese allies are armed with M1 Carbines.
Some of the South Vietnamese troops are armed with M1 Garands.
The Old Man (James Hong) is first armed with a Gewehr 98. He presumably loses it when he's wounded while with Courcey's ambush patrol.
The Old Man is later armed with a Gewehr 1871/84.
Mosin Nagant 91/30
In a continuity error, the Old Man is later seen with a Mosin Nagant 91/30.
One of the militia members is armed with an M1903 Springfield rifle.
Browning Automatic Rifle
Some of the South Vietnamese troops are armed with Browning Automatic Rifles.
Browning M1919A4 machine guns are dropped in to help defend Muc Wa.
Mk 2 Hand Grenade
The American advisors and their allies are armed with Mk 2 Hand Grenades.
The defenders at Muc Wa are armed with M29 Mortars.