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Long Miles of War (Dolgie vyorsty voyny)
Long Miles of War (Dolgie vyorsty voyny) is a Soviet 1975 made for TV war movie directed by Aleksandr Karpov and based on short stories by Vasil Bykov. Each of the three series of the movie tells about a small episode of war: the first one, The Cry of Cranes, tells about a small group of Soviet soldiers who defend a position in August 1941, the second one, The Rapid Attack, takes place in March 1942 and depict an attack of Soviet infantry company on German positions on a hilltop, and the third one, At Sunrise, takes place in May 1945 and tells about one of the last battles of the war. All three series are united by the main character of the movie, Lt. (later Sr. Lt. and Major) Konstantin Ananyev (Vadim Yakovlev).
The following weapons are seen in the movie Long Miles of War (Dolgie vyorsty voyny):
A Nagant M1895 revolver is Petty officer Karpenko's (Nikolai Fedortsov) sidearm. It is seen only in holster.
Various Soviet officers and petty officers carry Tokarev TT-33 pistols. They are mostly seen in holsters.
German officers are seen with Walther P38 pistols. Several Soviet officers carry captured Walthers.
A PPD-40 is carried by Lt. Ananyev (Vadim Yakovlev) in The Cry of Cranes until he gives it to Pvt. Klimchuk (Yuri Duvanov) who uses this SMG in battle. In the firing scenes PPD is substituted with a PPSh-41.
Most Soviet soldiers in The Rapid Attack and At Sunrise are armed with PPSh-41 SMGs with drum magazines. In The Cry of Cranes a PPD-40 is substituted with PPSh in firing scenes.
A PPS-43 is used by Sgt. Orlov (Aleksandr Potapov) in At Sunrise. For a short time he gives it to Klimchuk (Yuri Duvanov).
Most German soldiers are armed with MP40 SMGs.
At least one MP38 is seen in The Cry of Cranes.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Most Soviet soldiers in The Cry of Cranes carry Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles, often with bayonets.
In The Rapid Attack a German soldier carries a weapon that is supposed to be a Sturmgewehr 44. It is seen very briefly and blurry.
Degtyaryov DP-27 machine guns are widely used by Soviet soldiers.
German soldiers use MG34 machine guns in several scenes. Soviet soldiers also use captured MG34s.
A Goryunov SG-43 is briefly seen in The Rapid Attack. Due to unknown reason it is mounted not on wheeled mount but on a bipod. In reality the only version of Goryunov machine gun, fitted with a bipod, is a Hungarian KGK Géppuska but it also has a pistol grip while the machine gun seen in the movie has spade grips.
An SGMT machine gun is mounted on the AT-P armored tractor that appears as a German tank.
Anachronistic PK Machine Guns are used by Germans in The Cry of Cranes.
Soviet soldiers are seen with RGD-33 hand grenades in The Cry of Cranes.
Soviet soldiers are seen with F-1 hand grenades in The Cry of Cranes.
A dummy version of an RPG-40 AT hand grenade is used by Pvt. Svist (Aleksandr Vdovin) in The Cry of Cranes.
An RPG-43 is briefly seen in one scene in The Rapid Attack.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
German soldiers use Model 24 Stielhandgranate in several scenes.
PTRD-41 AT rifle
A PTRD-41 is used by Pvt. Svist (Aleksandr Vdovin) in The Cry of Cranes.
Panzerfausts are used by German soldiers in At Sunrise.
45 mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K)
A 45 mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K) is seen in The Cry of Cranes.