From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games
Jump to: navigation, search

Movie Poster
Country EST.jpg Estonia


Directed by Elmo Nüganen
Release Date 2015
Language Estonian
Main Cast
Character Actor
Aino Tammik Maiken Schmidt
Karl Tammik Kaspar Velberg
Jüri Jõgi Kristjan Üksküla
Captain Evald Viires Ain Mäeots
Ants Saareste Gert Raudsep
Prohhor Sedõhh Rain Simmul

1944 is a 2015 Estonian war drama film directed by Elmo Nüganen (Names in Marble). The film deals with events of Estonians fighting in the German Army and the Soviet Red Army. In the first half of the film you follow the Estonian Waffen SS squad with Karl Tammik (Kaspar Velberg) during the Battle of Tannenberg Line. After a skirmish with Estonian Red Army soldiers accompanied the film Jüri Jõgi (Kristjan Üksküla) and his squad.

The following weapons were used in the film 1944:



Walther P38

The Walther P38 is briefly seen by an Estonian SS soldier.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
The Walther P38 lies under the MG42.
1944 p38 1.jpg

Tokarev TT-33

The Estonian NKVD commissar Kreml (Peeter Tammearu) is armed with a Tokarev TT-33.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
The Tokarev TT-33 cleaned by Kreml (Peeter Tammearu).
The commissar holds the pistol.


Karabiner 98k

The Karabiner 98k is used by Estonian and German soldiers. Karl Tammik (Kaspar Velberg) is seen with one at the beginning. All of the Karabiner 98ks have hooded front sight.

Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Karl Tammik (Kaspar Velberg) runs through trenches.
A Karabiner next to Anton Käärid.
Raadik (Priit Strandberg) reloading his Karabiner.
Anton aims the Karabiner.

Mosin Nagant M91/30

Soviet soldiers and an Estonian civil defense squad is armed with Mosin Nagant M91/30. Prohhor Sedõhh (Rain Simmul) uses a Sniper variant.

Full-length Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mmR
The bolt is on the left, that means that the scene is reversed.
The leader of the Defense squad with the rife on his back.
Anton Käärid aims the rifle.
Closer shot of the bolt.
Full-length Mosin Nagant M91/30 sniper rifle with PU 3.5x sniper scope and bent bolt handle - 7.62x54mmR
Prohhor Sedõhh (Rain Simmul) aims the rifle.
1944 mosinscope 2.jpg

Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine

A Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine is briefly seen carried by Rudolf Kask (Ivo Uukkivi).

Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine, with attached side-folding bayonet - 7.62x54mm R
Rudolf Kask withe the Carbine in Tallinn.
Closer shot of the barrel.

Finnish Civil Guard Mosin-Nagant M/28 Rifle

Some Soviet soldiers are armed with Finnish Civil Guard M/28 rifles.

The Finnish M/28 and M/28-30 rifles - 7.62x54R
Clear shot of the front sights.
Four Civil Guards with the rifles.
Soviet soldiers marching in Tallinn.

Tokarev SVT-40

A Tokarev SVT-40 is seen carried by a Soviet soldier. Vladimir Kamenski (Karl-Andreas Kalmet) uses a scoped version.

Tokarev SVT-40 - 7.62x54mmR
1944 svt 1.jpg
Dead Soviet soldier with Tokarev SVT-40.
Tokarev SVT-40 with PU sniper scope - 7.62x54mmR
Vladimir Kamenski aims the Tokarev.
View through the scope.

Submachine Guns


The MP38 is used by Estonian SS soldiers.

MP38 - 9x19mm.
1944 mp38 1.jpg
Raadik (Priit Strandberg) with MP38.
1944 mp38 3.jpg


Soviet Soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns. Estonian SS soldiers use captured PPSh-41s.

Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun with 71-round drum magazine - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
1944 ppsh41 1.jpg
The brother of Anton Käärid with PPSh-41.
Jüri Jõgi (Kristjan Üksküla) on the left with PPSh-41.
Captain Evald Viires (Ain Mäeots) aims at commissar Kreml (Peeter Tammearu).


The PPS-43 is also used by both armies.

Soviet PPS-43 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Vladimir Kamenski (Karl-Andreas Kalmet) holds the submachine gun.
The soldier in the middle.
Abram Joffre (Kristjan Sarv) with PPS-43.
Abram Joffre (Kristjan Sarv) reloading.

Assault Rifles

Sturmgewehr 44

The Sturmgewehr 44 is used by Estonian soldiers. The leader of the Estonian SS squad Ants Saareste (Gert Raudsep) uses a Sturmgewehr 44 after it runs empty he exchanged it with a PPSh-41.

Sturmgewehr 44 - 7.92x33mm.
1944 stg 1.jpg
Ants Saareste (Gert Raudsep) before he goes over the top.
Ants Saareste (Gert Raudsep) unlocked the assault rifle.
The Sturmgewehr 44 in action.

Machine Guns

MG 42

The MG42 is used by Danish and Estonian SS soldiers. Near the end of the movie German soldiers use this machine gun,too.

MG42 Light Machine Gun 7.92x57mm Mauser
Karl Tammik (Kaspar Velberg) loads the MG42.
1944 mg42 2.jpg
Danish SS soldier from the Division „Nordland“.
German soldier fires the MG42.


A MG34 is briefly seen in a German trench. It's never seen fired.

MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser.
1944 mg34.jpg

Degtyaryov DP-28

The Degtyaryov DP-28 is used by the support gunner Oskar Lepik (Andero Ermel) in the Estonian-Soviet squad.

Degtyarov DP-28 machine gun - 7.62x54mmR
1944 dp 1.jpg
1944 dp 2.jpg
1944 dp 3.jpg

Maxim M1910

A Maxim M1910 is also briefly seen as some Civil Defense Guards desert.

Maxim 1910 with 'Sokolov' wheel mount, w/o shield - 7.62x54mmR
The Maxim in the middle.

Degtyaryov DT

Soviet T-34/85 tanks are armed with Degtyaryov DT machine guns.

DT machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
1944 dt.jpg


Model 24 Stielhandgranate

Estonian and German soldiers use Model 24 Stielhandgranates.

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" High-Explosive Fragmentation Hand Grenade
1944 m24 1.jpg
1944 m24 2.jpg

Model 39 Eihandgranate

A German soldier commits Suicide with a Model 39 Eihandgranate.

The Model 39 Eihandgranate hand grenade
1944 m39 1.jpg

F-1 hand grenade

Some F-1 hand grenades are used by Soviet soldiers.

F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
1944 f1.jpg



Estonian soldiers use Panzerfausts against the T-34s.

Panzerfaust - 44mm with 149mm warhead.
1944 pf 1.jpg
Ants Saareste (Gert Raudsep) with Panzerfaust.


A German soldier fires a Panzerschreck.

RPzB 54 "Panzerschreck" rocket launcher - 88mm
1944 panzerschreck.jpg

Stockmine M43

Stockmine M43 "Betonmine".
1944 mine 1.jpg

5 cm Pak 38

A 5 cm Pak 38 is used by Dutch SS soldiers.

5 cm Pak 38 anti-tank gun - 50x419mm R
An overview of the AT-Gun.
Note the "Nederland" bracelet on the right.
Right side.
Clearer shot of the receiver.

45 mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K)

A 45 mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K) is also seen.

M1937 (53-K) Soviet anti-tank gun - 45mm (1.77 in)
1944 m37 1.jpg
1944 m37 2.jpg

82-PM-41 mortar

Two 82-PM-41 mortars can be seen.

1944 mortar.jpg

122 mm Howitzer M1938

Soviet soldiers use 122 mm M1938 Howitzers.

1944 howitzer.jpg


1944 t34.jpg

Personal tools

Social Media