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Star (Zvezda), The (1949)
The Star (original title Zvezda) is a 1949 Soviet war movie about a group of Soviet scouts working behind enemy lines in Summer 1944 ("Zvezda" is a name of this special group). The film is directed by Aleksandr Ivanov and based on a story by Emmanuil Kazakevich. It was remade in 2002.
The following weapons were used in the film The Star (Zvezda) (1949):
Soviet officers and some NCOs carry Tokarev TT-33 pistols. They are mostly seen in holsters.
Vis wz. 35
In one scene Lt. Travkin (Anatoliy Verbitskiy) holds a pistol that looks larger than TT and has different shape of the frame. It is seen only in distance but can be guessed to be Vis wz. 35.
During the fight in the barn one of Soviet scouts fires a Nagant M1895 revolver.
Luger P08 pistols are seen in hands of German officers.
Walther P38 pistols are seen in hands of German officers.
Most Soviet soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns with drum magazines.
Some PPSh-41s with stick magazines are also seen.
Most German soldiers carry MP40 submachine guns.
MP38s are also seen in hands of German soldiers.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Some Soviet soldiers carry Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Mosin Nagant M1891
What appears to be a pre-1930 version of Mosin Nagant Infantry rifle, a direct ancestor of M91/30, is seen in Soviet trenches.
Some German soldiers are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles.
MG34 machine guns are briefly seen in several scenes.
In the opening scene Soviet soldiers carry Maxim M1910/30 machine guns during the march.
A Degtyaryov DT, mounted on T-34 tank, is seen in the final scene.
An M45 Quadmount with four Browning M2HB machine guns is seen in the opening scene. It is mounted on M17 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage, a version of better known M16 MGMC. This vehicle was supplied under Lend Lease to USSR.
Sgt. Mamochkin (Nikolai Kryuchkov) uses RGD-33 hand grenades in several scenes.
During the fight in the barn Starshina Anikanov (Vasiliy Merkuryev) throws an RPG-40 anti-tank grenade, using it as anti-personnel.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Model 24 Stielhandgranate hand grenades are used by both German and Soviet soldiers.
OSP-30 Flare Pistol
A flare pistol, most likely an OSP-30, is seen in hands of Lt. Travkin (Anatoliy Verbitskiy) during the crossing of the frontline.
In the opening scene Soviet soldiers carry several PTRD-41 anti-tank rifles.
In the opening scene Soviet soldiers 82-mm BM-37 mortars.
7.5 cm Pak 40
A battery of 7.5 cm Pak 40 is seen in one scene.