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Archiv des Todes (English: Archive of death) is a East German produced spy adventure television series. The storyline centers around four World War II resistance fighters who attempt to get the location of a secret Third Reich archive to the allies before it is moved to avoid the advance of Soviet forces. The show was produced in 1979 and its 13 episodes were finally broadcast one year later on DDR1.
The following weapons were used in the television series Archiv des Todes:
The Luger P08 can be seen by numerous characters in the series.
A German military police sergeant attempts to shoot Georg with his pistol.
Renate Wiesner (Renate Blume
) fires in self-defense with her service pistol.
The Walther PP is used by Obersturmfuhrer Beisel (Joachim Tomascewsky).
War Time Walther PP Pistol.The lesser-known, full-length barreled Walther PP is available in .22LR, 6.35mm auto (.25 ACP), 7.65x17mm (.32 ACP) Auto or 9x17mm (.380 ACP)
Mauser Pocket Pistol
The Mauser Pocket Pistol is used by Hanka (Barbara Brylska) when she confronts a doctor.
1934 Mauser Pocket Pistol - 6.35mm
The MP40 is also seen by a numerous amount of characters in the series.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
A Wehrmacht soldier opens fire on Boris with his MP40
from the sidecar of a motorcycle.
Hauptmann Ernst (Gerd Blahuschek
)(right) disguised as a military patrolman armed with the MP40
Boris (Gojko Mitic) picks up the submachine gun.
Hanka (Barbara Brylska) wields a MP40
Georg (Jürgen Zartmann) disguised as an MP searches the apartement of Biesel.
The PPSh-41 is used by the Red Army soldiers.
Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Red Army soldiers were armed with PPSh-41
The Karabiner 98k is used by Janek (Leon Niemczyk), and numerous guards.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A guard fires on the fleeing prisoners.
German firing squad with rifles.
German soldiers can be seen equipped with MG34 machine guns.
MG34 7.92x57mm Mauser with 75-round ammo drum
German soldiers equipped with MG34
F-1 hand grenade
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Boris (Gojko Mitic) throws grenades at his the pursuers.
Heiner (Krzysztof Stroinski) connects the hand grenades to his belt.
Model 39 Eihandgranate
The Model 39 Eihandgranate hand grenade
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Standartenführer Hauk (Alfred Struwe
) prepares to throw a hand grenade into the shaft below the archive.
Some characters are seen with Leuchtpistole.
A German officer is going to fire a flare.
Panzerfaust - 44mm with 149mm warhead