|Fighting Film Collection No. 1|
(Boyevoy kinosbornik No. 1)
Fighting Film Collection No. 1 (Boyevoy kinosbornik No. 1) is the first issue of Boyevoy kinosbornik series, released in August 1941. It contains three segments: "Vstrecha s Maksimom/Meeting with Maxim", "Son v ruku/Dream in the Hand" and "Troye v voronke/Three in a Shell Hole". Maksim Lisitsin (Boris Chirkov), the main character of a popular trilogy of 1930s movies, appears as a storyteller, uniting the segments.
The following weapons were used in the film Fighting Film Collection No. 1 (Boyevoy kinosbornik No. 1):
A Soviet Lt. holds a Nagant M1895 revolver in segment "Three in a Shell Hole". Nagants are seen in footage from the 1939 film Shchors, reused in segment "Dream in the Hand".
Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38R Nagant. This example was dated 1939 manufacture and was a War time issued weapon. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
Nagants are used during the close combat in sunflower field in Shchors
A Soviet Lt. (uncredited) holds a Nagant in "Three in a Shell Hole".
He leads his soldiers in attack.
A Red Army officer holds a TT-33 in the opening sequence.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
A Red Army officer at the right holds a TT.
FN Model 1900
FN Model 1900 pistols are seen in hands of Imperial German officers in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
A German officer in center holds his FN 1900 during the close combat in sunflower field.
FN Model 1903
What appears to be an FN Model 1903 is carried by Adolf Hitler (Pyotr Repnin) in segment "Dream in the Hand".
FN Browning Model 1903 - 9x20mm Browning Long
Hitler carries the holster that matches FN 1903 pattern.
The grip is seen in holster.
In segment "Three in a Shell Hole" a wounded German officer (Aleksandr Gerr) draws a Luger P08 to kill a Soviet nurse Ksyusha (Nina Petropavlovskaya) who had bandaged him a minute before. Later, Ksyusha tooked this pistol for herself.
The officer draws his pistol. Note that his holster is for TT-33 pistol/.
He prepares to fire at the nurse...
A Red Army soldier holds a PPSh-41 in the opening sequence.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A Red Army soldier (at the right) with a PPSh in attack .
A German officer (uncredited) is armed with a Suomi M31 SMG in segment "Three in a Shell Hole".
An officer hold a Suomi SMG.
The officer fires at a German soldier who stopped to fix his legwrap and puts his rifle on ground.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles are used by Red Army soldiers.
Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R
Red Army soldiers with M91/30 rifles in attack in the opening sequence.
A soldier at the left with M91/30 rifle and in Soviet SSh-36 steel helmet appears as a German soldier in segment "Three in a Shell Hole" (probably due to the insufficient number of German uniform).
A soldier (Marian Yandultsky) is wounded during the bayonet charge.
A close view of his rifle.
Red Army soldiers march with M91/30 rifles in the final sequence of segment "Meeting with Maxim".
Soldiers carry M91/30 and SVT-38
rifles in same scene.
Mosin Nagant M1891
Mosin Nagant M1891 rifles are seen in footage from 1939 films Vyborgskaya storona and Shchors. Some Soviet soldiers in segment "Three in a Shell Hole" are armed with M91s.
Mosin Nagant M1891 Infantry Rifle in original configuration - 7.62x54mm R
Red Guards hold M91 rifles in footage from Vyborgskaya storona
A Red soldier uses his M91 rifle in close combat in sunflower field in "Shchors".
Soviet soldiers in bayonet charge in "Three in a Shell Hole". The soldier at the right is armed with M91 rifle.
Mosin Nagant M1907 Carbine
Mosin Nagant M1907 Carbines are also seen in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
Mosin Nagant Model 1907 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R
An M07 Carbine is seen in hands of a Red soldier.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
Imperial German soldiers carry Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles in footage from the 1939 film Shchors, used in segment "Dream in the Hand". In segment "Three in a Shell Hole" most Wehrmacht soldiers are armed with full-length Mauser rifles that are probably Gewehr 98s.
Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Most Mausers, used by German soldiers during the close combat in sunflower field in Shchors
, are Gewehr 98s.
German soldiers in "Three in a Shell Hole" hold Mauser rifles with attached bayonets.
A soldier (Viktor Kulakov
) stops to fix his legwrap and puts his rifle on ground. Straight bolt handle can be seen. The rifle seems to have a tangent-leaf sight rather than Lange-Visier
so it can be a post-1918 version of G98 or its Czech or Polish 1920s derivative.
German soldiers in bayonet charge.
A broken Mauser rifle is seen on battlefield.
Mauser Karabiner 98b
Karabiner 98b rifles are used by Imperial German soldiers in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
Karabiner 98b - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A German soldier uses his Kar 98b in close combat in sunflower field.
A Kar 98b is seen at the left.
Mauser Karabiner 98AZ
A Karabiner 98AZ is used by an Imperial German soldier in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
Mauser 98AZ Artillery Carbine - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A Karabiner 98AZ is seen at the right. Note the protector of front sight and stacking hook.
In the final sequence of segment "Meeting with Maxim" some Red Army soldiers carry SVT-38 rifles.
Tokarev SVT-38 - 7.62x54mm R
Soldiers carry M91/30 and SVT-38 rifles.
In segment "Three in a Shell Hole" some German soldiers are armed with unidentified rifles that are fitted with bayonets of typical French outlook. These may be Lebel Mle 1886 or Berthier Rifles.
A soldier at the left holds the rifle with French-style bayonet. Note that despite he appears as a German soldier, he wears Soviet SSh-36 steel helmet.
A French-style bayonet is seen in center.
A Red Army soldier carries a DP-27 in the opening sequence.
Degtyaryov DP-27 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
A Red Army soldier with a DP-27 in attack.
Unidentified machine gun
An unidentified machine gun is seen in the final sequence of segment "Meeting with Maxim", very briefly and unclear.
A soldier at the left carries a machine gun.
Another soldier carries the disassembled bipod.
A Maxim M1910 machine gun is seen in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
Maxim 1910, simplified version with smooth water jacket - 7.62x54mmR
RG-14 Hand Grenades
A Red soldier throws RG-14 hand grenades in footage from the 1939 film Shchors.
RG-14 Russian hand grenade
A Red soldier throws grenades in action.
Mockup Hand Grenade
In segment "Three in a Shell Hole" German soldiers carry hand grenades that resemble Model 24 Stielhandgranates but most likely are wooden mockups.
A soldier at the left carries a grenade.
A soldier at the left carries a grenade.
Bolshevik Maksim Miklailovich Lisitsin (Boris Chirkov
) carries a Nagant holster in footage from the 1938 film Vyborgskaya storona
Maksim, the main character of three movies, including abovementioned Vyborgskaya storona
, appears in segment "Meeting with Maxim". He carries a Nagant holster.
An Imperial German officer carries a holster for FN Model 1900 pistol in footage from the 1939 film Shchors
A German gunner at the left carries a Luger holster.
A German officer, armed with a P08, carries a TT holster.
Degtyaryov DT machine guns are mounted on Soviet tanks, seen in documentary footage.
DT machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
DT machine guns are mounted in two small turrets of T-28 tank and coaxial with main gun.
Coaxial DT machine guns are mounted on T-26 tanks.
An MG34 on tripod is seen in German documentary footage.
MG34 on tripod - 7.92x57mm Mauser
76.2mm M1931 (3-K) AA gun on march is seen in pre-war documentary footage.
T-28 medium tanks are seen in pre-war documentary footage.
T-26 light tanks are seen in pre-war documentary footage.
Pz.II light tank is seen in German documentary footage.
Pz.II (in center) and possibly Pz.I (at the right) are seen in German documentary footage.
cruiser is seen in pre-war documentary footage. The scene shows the catapult with reconnaissance hydroplane KR-1 (Heinkel HD 55), twin 100mm AA guns and triple torpedo tubes.
-class destroyer is seen in pre-war documentary footage. The scene shows two 130mm main guns.
-class battleship is seen in pre-war documentary footage. The scene shows triple 12-inch turret. 76.2mm 34-K AA guns are mounted atop the turret.
Tupolev TB-3 heavy bombers are seen in footage from the 1935 movie Aerograd
KR-1 (Heinkel HD 55) flying boat of Soviet Navy starts from Krasnyi Kavkaz
Tupolev TB-1 bombers are seen in 1930s documentary footage (or maybe footage from some 1930s movie).