The War is a 1994 drama starring Elijah Wood as Stu, a young boy growing up in Mississippi in the 1970s who struggles with his relationship with his father Stephen (Kevin Costner), a Vietnam veteran who suffers from nightmares due to his experiences in the war. The film was directed by Jon Avnet.
The following weapons were used in the film The War:
Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner) draws his M1911A1 pistol when he is told to leave his fellow soldier behind.
Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner
) draws his M1911A1
pistol when he is told to leave his fellow soldier behind.
The M16A1 rifle is the primary rifle carried by US forces in the film, notably by Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner).
M16A1 with 30 Round magazine - 5.56x45mm
VC and NVA forces are armed with Norinco Type 56 rifles throughout the film.
Norinco Type 56 (fixed stock variant) with under-folding bayonet ("pig sticker") - 7.62x39mm
M60 Machine Gun
The M60 machine gun is used by Stephen Simmons (Kevin Costner) as well as mounted as door guns on Huey helicopters.
M60 GPMG - 7.62x51mm NATO
M26 Hand Grenade
The M26 Hand Grenade is carried by US troops.
M26 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade