|The Unknown Soldier |
||December 6, 1985
The Unknown Soldier (Tuntematon sotilas) is a 1985 Finnish war movie directed by Rauni Mollberg and is the second filming of the novel of the same name by Väinö Linna. The movie follows Finnish machine troops during the continuation war. In 2017 the movie was remade the third time by Aku Louhimies.
The following weapons were used in the film The Unknown Soldier:
Finnish officers including 2nd Lieutenant Kariluoto (Pekka Ketonen) use Luger P08s.
Kariluoto holds his Luger.
Finnish officer fires his pistol.
Mosin Nagant P26
The majority of Finnish soldiers use Mosin Nagant P26 rifles. Soviet soldiers seem to use also this rifles standing for Mosin Nagant M91/30.
Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 3rd configuration - 7.62x54mm R.
The Finnish P26 looks the same.
The barrel and muzzle is seen.
Lehto (Pauli Poranen
) chambers his rifle after he killed the Soviet prisoner.
Amother Finn works the bolt..
A Finn with his Mosin Nagant.
Lehto tries to reach his rifle.
Some soldiers are seen with Mosin-Nagant M/39 rifles.
Finnish Mosin-Nagant M/39 "Ukko-Pekka" - 7.62x54mm R
A blurred view of the rifle.
A Finn runs with his rifle.
Finnish and Soviet soldiers are armed with Suomi KP/-31s.
Suomi KP/-31 - 9x19mm Parabellum
Rokka fires his KP/-31 at soviet soldiers.
A Soviet soldier gets shot while holding a KP/-31.
Another Soviet holds the gun.
Rokka empties his KP/-31 at a Soviet squad during the night.
Finnish and Soviet MG-teams use Maxim M/09-21s.
Maxim M/09-21 - 7.62x54mmR
Rear view of the Maxim team.
A Finn prepares an ambush.
The Maxim M/32-33 is also used by Finnish troops. Rokka fires the Maxim from the hip after the river crossing.
Finnish Maxim M/32-33 - 7.62x54mmR
Rokka fires the Maxim after the river crossing.
A Lahti-Saloranta LS/26 is briefly seen held by a Finnish soldier.
Lahti-Saloranta LS/26 - 7.62x54mm R
Finnish soldiers use Harjoituskranaatti M/41 ("practice grenade M41") instead of Varsikranaatti M/32 stick grenades.
Model 16 Stielhandgranate, the Harjoituskranaatti M/41 looks similar.
The grenades hang on a belt of a Finnish soldier.
Kariluoto with two stick grenades. Note the holes on the top.
Kasapanos Explosive Charge
4kg Kasapanos Explosive Charges are used by Finnish soldiers.
Finnish soldier holds the satchel charge.
The Soviet soldier, who's taken a prisoner, has an unknown grenade.
76.2 mm divisional gun model 1902
The 76.2 mm divisional gun model 1902.
76.2-mm M1902 Putilov Field Gun