Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre
Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre (Hei tai yang: Nan Jing da tu sha, 黑太陽─南京大屠殺) is a 1995 Hong Kong war drama about the Nanking Massacre in December 1937. The film was also released as Men Behind the Sun 4 as it was the fourth in the line of Hong Kong films about the events of Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in the Far East, starting with Men Behind the Sun (1988).
The following weapons were used in the film Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre:
Nambu Type 14
Imperial Japanese Army officers use Nambu Type 14 pistols.
Arisaka Type 38
Imperial Japanese Army soldiers are armed wtih Arisaka Type 38 rifles, mostly seen with attached bayonets. In the opening scene Chinese soldiers are also seen with Arisaka rifles instead of issued Mausers.
Type Zhongzheng Rifle
In the scene of a military parade of Japanese troops some soldiers carry Mauser-style rifles that appear to be Chinese Type Zhongzheng Rifles. They are seen very blurry due to fast motion, and only barrels can be seen.
Type 11 Light Machine Gun
Japanese troops use Type 11 Light Machine Guns.
Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
Japanese troops also use Type 3 Heavy Machine Guns.
In the opening scene several belt-fed light machine guns are seen among the bodies of dead Chinese soldiers. They appear to be Soviet Maxim-Tokarev (or simply MT) machine guns. Later MTs are also used by Japanese troops. In reality some number of MTs was supplied to Chinese Kuomintang troops so they could be captured and reused by Japanese army.
Type 67 stick grenade
Both Chinese and Japanese soldiers are seen with stick hand grenades. They appear to be Type 67 stick grenades, standing for similar looking Japanese Type 98 and Chinese Type 23.