||MNO, Ministerstvo národní bezpečnosti ČSR
||Československý státní film
Action B (Akce B) is Czechoslovakian black-and-white action drama from 1952 directed by Josef Mach. Propaganistický film shows the struggle of the Czechoslovak armed forces (ČSLA, SNB) against groups of Ukrainian Insurgent Army UPA under command Burlak (Miroslav Holub), whe tried to pass through the territory of Slovakia.
The following guns were used in movie Action B (Akce B):
UPA officers are seen with Luger P08 pistols.
Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is blank adapted movie gun.
Ofélie (Vlasta Chramostová) carries a Walther PPK pistol.
Walther PPK - 9mm Kurz aka .380 ACP
Most UPA fighters were armed with MP40 submachine guns.
fighter used MP40
The officer UPA
Juzek (Jaroslav Mareš) (left) armed by a German submachine gun.
Pvt. Pavlovič (Martin Tapák
) had disarmed and captured UPA
Members of the Czechoslovak armed forces were equipped with PPSh-41 submachine guns.
Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Suk (Oldrich Lukes
) performs control cars on the road with a PPSh-41 in his hand.
Pvt. Láda (Antonín Sura
) armed with a submachine keeps a night vigil.
Lt. Málek (Rudolf Deyl
) by firing from his PPSh-41 reflects the attack of UPA
fighters on the forester's house.
Czech insurgent armed with Karabiner 98k rifles (retrospective scene from Prague uprising at the beginning of the film).
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Sturmgewehr 44 - 7.92x33mm.
The fighters UPA are see in the film with a few MG34 machine guns
MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser
gunner used a MG34 machine gun in a combat.
ZB26 Machine Gun
Czechoslovak troops against UPA deploys also ZB26 Machine Guns.
ZB26 Light Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm
A ZB-53 machine gun is also used in action.
ZB 53 / Vz.37 machine gun on tripod - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Burlak by Model 24 Stielhandgranate silenced a Czechoslovakian machine gun.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade