Dunkirk is a 1958 British war film directed by Leslie Norman and was based on two novels: Elleston Trevor's The Big Pick-Up and Lt. Col. Ewan Hunter and Maj. J. S. Bradford's Dunkirk. The movie tells the events of the evacuation of surrounded British and French troops from Dunkirk in 1940 (Operation Dynamo). Director Christopher Nolan would also tell the story of Operation Dynamo in the similarly named 2017 film Dunkirk.
The following weapons were used in the film Dunkirk (1958):
Webley MK VI
Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III*
Mauser Gewehr 1898
A German soldier is brielfy seen carry a Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifle at the beginning of the movie.
A MP40 is carried by a German soldier.
Several Bren Mk1s are used by British soldiers.
German soldiers place a MG34 on a bridge.
Vickers Mk I
A Vickers Mk I is seen in a defense position. Note that the cartridges are still in the belt coming out of the gun.
A Lewis Gun is seen in a British position and later a troop ship is also armed with one of it.
Two Blunderbuss flintlock shotguns hanging in a pub in England.
Two different types of shotguns also hanging on a wall in the same pub.
Mills Bombs are rarely seen in the movie.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
A Model 24 Stielhandgranate is thrown by a German soldier.
Ordnance QF 25-pounder
British soldiers use Ordnance QF 25-pounder Howitzes.
QF 8" Howitzer Mk.VIII Howitzer
A QF 8" Howitzer Mk.VIII Howitzer is briefly seen used by British soldiers.
A Bofors 40mm AA-Gun is seen used by British soldiers.