|Front Without Mercy (Front ohne Gnade)
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Front Without Mercy (Front ohne Gnade) is a 1984 East German TV series directed by Rudi Kurz. The story depicts the activities of a group of Communist anti-Nazi resistance in Germany in 1930s-1940s, lead by Hermann Anders (Jürgen Zartmann). The fourth part (Eps. 12-13) is set after the war, in Summer 1949. Anders and his comrades-in-arms counter the activities of Gehlen Organization in the East Germany.
The following weapons were used in the film Front ohne Gnade:
In "Fesseln fur die Morder" (Ep.13) Soviet counterintellegence officers Alexej (Stanislaw Brankatschk) and Fjodor Semjonovich (Vladimir Smirnov) are armed with TT-33 pistols.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Post-1947 version
Alexej readies his pistol.
Alexej carries the TT in his belt.
A closer view of the pistol. It has post-1947 slide serration.
Alexej holds the TT during the shootout in the mine.
Fjodor Semjonovich holds a TT.
In "Fesseln fur die Morder" (Ep.13) Gehlen Organization saboteurs Max Krauthaar (Kaspar Eichel) and his unnamed companion (Gerd Michael Henneberg) are armed with Luger P08 pistols.
Max Krauthaar holds a Luger.
Another view of his pistol.
The second saboteur draws his pistol.
Krauthaar fires at Alexej.
In "Fesseln fur die Morder" (Ep.13) East German state security operatives are armed with Walther P38 pistols.
State security operatives arrest saboteurs.
In "Todesplan fur den Schacht" (Ep.12) Gehlen Organization saboteurs, disguised as Soviet soldiers, are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Saboteurs with PPSh submachine guns.
A saboteur fires at livestock.
A saboteur hides a PPSh and Soviet uniform.
M3A1 "Grease Gun"
In "Todesplan fur den Schacht" (Ep.12) US Army soldiers carry M3A1 "Grease Gun" submachine guns.
M3A1 "Grease Gun" - .45 ACP
An American soldier on guard in POW camp.
A closer view of the M3. It seems to lack the crank lever so appears to be M3A1.
A soldier at the left carries a "Grease Gun".
Sten Mk II
In "Todesplan fur den Schacht" (Ep.12) British soldiers carry Sten Mk II] submachine guns. Both British and Canadian versions can be seen.
Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
A soldier with Canadian Sten.
A soldier with British Sten.
A guard at the doors of the headquarter of British intellegence service in West Germany.
F-1 Hand Grenade
In "Todesplan fur den Schacht" (Ep.12) Gehlen Organization saboteurs, disguised as Soviet soldiers, use F-1 hand grenades.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
A saboteur throws a grenade at livestock.
Two more F-1s are seen on his belt.
Another saboteur throws an F-1.
Model 39 Eihandgranate
In "Fesseln fur die Morder" (Ep.13) during the operation in uranium mine Gehlen Organization saboteurs use an Model 39 Eihandgranate as a booby trap.
The Model 39 Eihandgranate hand grenade