Forty Thousand Horsemen
Forty Thousand Horsemen is a 1940 Australian war movie directed by Charles Chauvel. Three young Australians, Red, Larry and Jim, join the army at the beginning of World War I and are assigned to the Australian 4th Light Horse Brigade, which is serving in Palestine. The three eventually take part on the march to Ogratina, the Battle of Romani, the Battle of Gaza and in the attack during the Battle of Beersheba, which was the last cavalry charge in modern warfare. This battle is also featured in the 1987 movie The Lighthorsemen.
The following weapons were used in the film Forty Thousand Horsemen:
Mauser Gewehr 1888/05
German and Turkish soldiers use Mauser Gewehr 1888/05 rifles.
Turkish 1903 Mauser
Turkish soldiers can be seen with 1903 Mauser rifles.
Turkish 1905 Mauser Carbine
A few Turks can be also seen with Mauser 1905 Carbines.
Some Turkish soldiers use Snider-Enfield Mk.II** rifles.
Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III
ANZAC soldiers are seen with Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III rifles. Some Turkish soldiers can also seen with SMLEs.
Maxim MG 08/15
The Maxim 08/15 is used by German and Turkish troops. It's not actually fired by the gunners. They just wiggle with the Maxim.
Maxim MG 08
ANZAC soldiers use Mills Bombs.
Ordnance QF 18 Pounder
The Turkish Columm is armed with British Ordnance QF 18 Pounder field guns standing for correct 7.7 cm Feldkanone 96 n. A. field guns.