Battle of Port Arthur, The (203 kochi)
The Battle of Port Arthur (Original title: 203 kochi) is a 1980 Japanese spectacular epic war directed by Toshio Masuda, depicting the bloody siege of the fortress Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War 1904 - 1905. In the story dominated the character Lt Takeshi Kogyo (Teruhiko Aoi), teachers, and a reserve officer who became commander of the platoon and later company. At the same time monitors the conduct of the army commander general Nogi (Tatsuya Nakadai), which was commissioned of the emperor Matsuhito (Toshirô Mifune) to the conquest of the fort.
The following weapons are seen in the movie The Battle of Port Arthur (203 kochi):
Russian Nagant M1895
The Russian-made Nagant M1895 appears in the hands of many officers as their sidearms in the film, possibly subbing in for the less plentiful Type 26 Revolver used by the Imperial Japanese Military at the time.
Japanese troops used Arisaka Type 38 rifles.
Mosin Nagant Rifle
In the basic equip of the Russian troops belonged Mosin Nagant full-length rifles.
The Russian army also possessed Maxim M1910 machine guns.
Japanese soldiers use instead of hand grenades dynamite sticks.
Japanese mountain Howitzer
The basic weapon of Japanese artillery were mountain howitzers.
Initially used the Japanese artillery against the mighty fortress only ineffective mortars.
Japanese heavy 28 cm Howitzer
Later Japanese artillery has deployed very effective heavy 28 cm Howitzers.
Russian heavy fort cannon
The fort Port Arthur defends a russian heavy artillery.
Russian Army uses of modified naval mines as land weapons.