|Poem of Kovpak: Alarm (Duma o Kovpake: Nabat)
||Dovzhenko Film Studios
Poem of Kovpak: Alarm (Duma o Kovpake: Nabat) is a Soviet 1973 war movie directed by Timofei Levchuk. It is the first part of the tetralogy of films, depicting the activities of Soviet partisan unit under the command of Sidor Artemyevich Kovpak on Nazi-occupied territories of Ukraine in 1941-1944. The events, covered in Nabat, take place in Summer-Winter of 1941.
The following weapons were used in the film Poem of Kovpak: Alarm (Duma o Kovpake: Nabat):
Nagant M1895 revolvers are seen in hands of several characters.
Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38R Nagant
Wounded Vysotsky (Gennadi Karnovich-Valua) commits suicide with his Nagant to avoid being captured alive.
The captured Luger P08 is the personal handgun of Sidor Kovpak (Konstantin Stepankov). German officers carry P08 pistols in several scenes.
A German officer fires the P08.
A German officer holds the P08.
MP40 SMGs are widely used by both German troops and Soviet partisans.
German motorcyclists fire MP40 SMGs and MG34
German soldiers with MP40s.
A tank crew member fires the MP40, leaving the damaged tank.
A German soldier with MP40 in action.
Another view of MP40 in action.
Some MP38 SMGs are also seen.
A German soldier fires MP38.
In the final scene Semyon Rudnev (Valentin Belokhvostik) carries the PPSh-41.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Rudnev with PPSh at the left.
Anachronistic PPS-43 SMGs are seen in several scenes in hands of German soldiers.
Soviet PPS-43 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
PPS-43 is seen at the left.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Due to shortage of military weapons, some partisans carry Double Barreled Shotguns.
Didlov (Yuri Prokopovich
) carries the shotgun. He calls it "tulka" (TOZ) 12 gauge.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Most Soviet soldiers and partisans are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R
Soviet troops with M91/30 rifles on march.
A partisan holds M91/30 rifle at the background.
Partisans with MP40
and M91/30 on rest.
Drozd (Yuriy Satarov
) (at the left) and unnamed partisan hold their rifles.
Partisans with M91/30 rifles on rest.
A partisan with M91/30 at the left.
A partisan fires M91/30 rifle.
Many German soldiers are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles. Captured 98k rifles are used by partisans.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
German soldiers fire their rifles from BTR-40 (standing for German APC).
Two Wehrmacht artillerymen carry 98k rifles at the background.
Machine Guns and Autocannons
Partisans widely use Degtyaryov DP-27 light machine guns.
Degtyaryov DP-28 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
A partisan in center holds the DP-27.
Moshkin fires his DP-27 in action.
Degtyaryov DT machine guns are mounted on T-34 tanks, visually modified to resemble German Pz. IV.
DT machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
Maxim M1910/30 machine guns are used by partisans. Both pre- and post-1941 versions are seen.
Russian Maxim 1910/30, post 1941 manufacture with top hatch on cooling jacket allowing it to be filled more quickly or with snow - 7.62x54mmR
Soviet soldiers carry the Maxim on march.
Maxim M1919/30 is seen when Vysotsky (Gennadi Karnovich-Valua) and Rudnev (Valentin Belokhvostik
) prepare weapons for the partisan unit.
Rudnev mans the post-1941 Maxim in action.
A partisan maintains the Maxim.
M-4 Quad Mounting is seen in opening scene.
Maxim M1910/30 in M-4 AA quad mounting
M-4 fires at German planes.
SGMB, pivot-mounted version of Goryunov SGM machine gun, is seen mounted on BTR-40.
Goryunov SGMB, mounted on BTR-152 - 7.62x54mm R
Wehrmacht troops widely use MG34 machine guns. Captured MG34s are used by partisans.
MG34 with 50 round belt drum - 7.92x57mm Mauser
MG34 with 50 round belt drum.
German motorcyclists fire MP40
SMGs and MG34 and MG42
MG34 is mounted on German APC.
A partisan fires the MG34.
The MG42, anachronistic for Summer 1941, is seen in one scene.
MG42 with sling and bipod collapsed - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The MG42 is seen on the foreground.
61-K AA Autocannon
The 37-mm M1939 (61-K) AA autocannon is seen in the opening scene.
37-mm M1939 (61-K) automatic air defense gun - 37x252SR
Covered 61-K AA autocannon is towed by the truck.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Model 24 Stielhandgranates are used by both German soldiers and Soviet partisans.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
A partisan at the left holds the bundle of Stielhandgranates, used as anti-tank weapon. Unlike German "Geballte Ladung", this bundle keeps the sticks of all grenades.
A German soldier with MP40
and a Stielhandgranate.
A German soldier throws the grenade.
OSP-30 Flare Pistol
In one scene a German officer uses the OSP-30 Flare Pistol.
OSP-30 Flare Pistol - 26.5mm
Partisans use captured stock of Tellermine 35 AT mines.
A number of Tellermine 35 AT mines is seen in the partisan armory.
7.5 cm Pak 40
Wehrmacht troops use 7.5 cm Pak 40 guns in several scenes.
7.5 cm Pak 40 anti-tank gun - 75x714mm R
The following guns are seen only in documentary footage, including in the movie.
A Soviet partisan carries PPD-40 SMG.
PPD 40 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A Soviet partisan carries SVT-40 rifle.
Tokarev SVT-40 - 7.62x54mmR
BTR-40 stands for German APC (despite being wheeled unlike German half-track SdKfz 250/251).
T-34 tanks are visually modified to resemble PzKpfw IV. The result looks similar to Ausf.F2 or later version that didn't exist in Autumn 1941.
Unmodified PT-76 light tank stands for German tank.
The 122-mm M-30 howitzer is towed by the truck.
The M-30 is towed by post-war ATL artillery tractor.