|Death and Glory in Changde |
|| PR China
||China Film Group Corporation (CFGC)
|Lt. Gen. Yu Chengwan
|Capt. Feng Baohua
|Er Hu, Miao youth
|Col. Chang Ruan
|Chai Yixin as Tao'er
|Gen. Maj. Chen Hushyun
|Col. Itō Saburo
|Lt. Gen. Iwanaga
|Lt. Gen. Yokoyamy Isamu
Death and Glory in Changde (Chinese: 喋血孤城) is a 2010 Chinese war film based on the events in the Battle of Changde in 1943 during WWII. The 57th Division of 8,000 soldiers under the command of Lieutenant General Yu Chengwan (Ray Lui) defended the city of Changde from an attack by 30,000 Japanese soldiers.
The following weapons were used in the movie Death and Glory in Changde:
FN Model 1955
Lt. Gen. Yu Chengwan (Ray Lui) carries the FN Model 1955.
FN Model 1955 with magazine removed .380 ACP
FN Model 1900
The battalion commander Col. Chang Ruan (Fan Lei) carries a FN Model 1900 pistol.
Col. Chang Ruan drew his gun ...
Mauser M712 Schnellfeuer
Capt. Feng Baohua (Wenkang Yuan) uses a Mauser M712 Schnellfeuer pistol.
Mauser Model 712 Schnellfeuer with 10-round magazine - 7.63x25mm Mauser.
Nambu Type 14 Pistol
The Nambu Type 14 Pistol is the standard handgun carried by Japanese officers.
Nambu Type 14 - 8x22mm Nambu
Col. Itō Saburo (Shibuya Tenma
) leads an attack through the town gate holding his Nambu.
A Japanese officer guards Chinese POWs with his pistol.
Lt. Gen. Iwanaga (Miura Kenichi
) aims his Type 14 at medical officer Dr. Zhang, a civil prisoner.
Type Zhongzheng Rifle
Chinese soldiers carry the Type Zhongzheng Rifle.
Type Zhongzheng "Type 1" rifle - 7.92x57mm Mauser
sharpshooter Er Wu (Mengwei Xie
) aims at a Japanese officer.
Company commander Capt. Baohua (Wenkang Yuan
) fires his Type Zhongzheng .
Type 38 Arisaka Rifle
Japanese troops, as well as a few Chinese soldiers, are armed with the Type 38 Arisaka Rifle.
Arisaka Type 38 rifle - 6.5x50mmSR Arisaka
Some Chinese officers and Lt. Gen. Yu Chengwan (Ray Lui) carry M1 Carbines.
World War II Era M1 Carbine
, with Dark Walnut Stock, 'L' peep sight and no bayonet lug - correct for most of WWII, shown with khaki sling and oiler and a period Magazine pouch for buttstock
Col. Chang Ruan (Fan Lei
) (right) fire a M1 Carbine in the street fight.
An M1 Carbine lies on the table as Lt. Gen. Yu Chengwan (Ray Lui
) prepares for battle.
Miao youth Er Hu (Mengwei Xie) brings an ancient Matchlock Musket from home.
Chinese matchlock muskets, 17th-19th century
ZB26 Machine Gun
The ZB26 Machine Gun, converted to fire the 7.62x39mm round and using AK-47 magazines, is used by Chinese troops in the defense of Changde. This configuration is sometimes known as the Type 56 Militia Light Machine Gun,
ZB26 Light Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm
Lt. Gen. Yu Chengwan (Ray Lui
) (right) and Col. Chang Ruan (Fan Lei
) with a ZB26. Note the AK-47 style magazine.
Type 11 Light Machine Gun
A Japanese gunner uses a Type 11 Light Machine Gun. The prop is not loaded and the firing effects are CGI.
Type 11 Light Machine Gun - 6.5x50mm Arisaka.
Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun
The Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun is used by Japanese soldiers.
Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun.
Type 24 Heavy Machine Gun
A Type 24 Heavy Machine Gun is used by Chinese troops in defensive positions.
Type 24 Heavy Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Type 97 Hand Grenade
Japanese soldiers carry Type 97 Hand Grenades.
Type 67 Stick Grenade
Both side also use Type 67 Stick Grenades, to stand in for the German M24.
Type 67 High-Explosive Fragmentation Stick Grenade
T70 60-mm Infantry Mortar
Japanese troops use T70 60-mm Infantry Mortar to bombard Chinese positions.
T70 60-mm Infantry Mortar