Retribution (Vozmezdie) (also known as Soldiers Aren't Born (Soldatami ne roshdajutsja)) is a 1967 Soviet war drama directed by Aleksandr Stolper and based on the novel by Konstantin Simonov. It follows the events of the novel "Living and the Dead" ("Zhivye i Myortvye") that was adapted for screen in 1964 and shows the fate of three characters of the first novel, Capt. Ivan Sintsov (Kirill Lavrov), Gen. Maj. Fyodor Serpilin (Anatoly Papanov) and field medic Tanja Ovsyannikova (Lyudmila Krylova), during the Stalingrad Battle in Winter 1942/43.
The following weapons were used in the film Retribution (Vozmezdie):
Many Soviet soldiers and officers are armed with PPSh-41 SMGs.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Most Soviet soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Degtyaryov DP-27 light machine guns are used by Soviet soldiers.
PTRD-41 AT rifles are briefly seen in several scenes.
120 mm Mortar M1938
When Capt. Sinzov inspects the positions of his battalion, soldiers move heavy mortars on wheeled carriages. They appear to be 120 mm regimental mortars M1938.