|The Ascent (Voskhozhdeniye)
The Ascent (Voskhozhdeniye) is a 1977 Soviet war drama directed by Larisa Shepitko and based on the novel "Sotnikov" by Vasil Bykov.
The following weapons were used in the film The Ascent (Voskhozhdeniye):
German soldiers and several Hilfspolizei (auxiliary police) personnel are armed with MP40 submachine guns. MP40s are also seen in hands of partisans.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
A partisan at the left holds an MP40.
Gumenyuk with MP40 on sling.
A German soldier carries an MP40.
Rifles and Shotguns
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Many Soviet partisans, including Sotnikov (Boris Plotnikov), are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R
A partisan with M91/30 rifle.
Sotnikov draws a cartridge clip from his pocket...
...and reloads the rifle.
A close view of the rifle. Note the hex receiver, typical for pre-1936 version of M91/30.
Partisans, including Rybak (Vladimir Gostyukhin), and Hilfspolizei personnel are armed with Mauser rifles. Due to the straigh bolt handle they can be identified as Czech Vz-24 rifles.
Czech vz. 24 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Rybak carries a Mauser rifle.
A close view of the rifle.
at the right carries a rifle. A straight bolt handle can be seen.
Another view of a Mauser with a straight bolt handle.
Double Barreled Shotgun
A double barreled shotgun is seen in hands of a partisan.
A Maxim M1910/30 machine gun is seen during the opening credits.
Russian Maxim 1910/30 machine gun - 7.62x54mmR
Partisans carry a Maxim through the winter forest.
An MG34 on tripod is seen during the opening credits.
MG34 on tripod - 7.92x57mm Mauser
An MG34 on tripod is seen at the right.
Dummy Training Grenade
Dummy training stick grenades, standing for RG-14/30s, are carried by several partisans.
Training stick grenade. Such cast aluminum dummies were widely used in USSR for basic training.
RG-14/30 Soviet hand grenade.
A partisan carries a grenade tucked at his belt.