Ivan Nikulin: Russian Sailor (Ivan Nikulin - Russkiy Matros)
Ivan Nikulin: Russian Sailor (Ivan Nikulin - Russkiy Matros) is a 1944 Soviet war movie directed by Igor Savchenko. The story takes place in Summer 1942, when a small force of Black Sea Fleet sailors was surrounded by German troops but broke out the encirclement.
The movie was not restored so the image quality is sometimes low.
The following weapons are seen in the movie Ivan Nikulin: Russian Sailor (Ivan Nikulin - Russkiy Matros):
Several of the Soviet sailors are armed with Luger P08 pistols captured from German officers.
Vis wz. 35
An old red-bearded sailor nicknamed Daddy ("Papasha" in Russian) (Stepan Kayukov) is seen with Vis wz. 35 pistol captured from a German officer (this Polish pistol was widely used by Wehrmacht under the name Pistole 645(p) or Pistole 35(p)).
Many Soviet sailors are armed with MP40 submachine guns that were captured from Germans.
Soviet soldiers in the final scene are seen with PPSh-41 submachine guns. They are seen blurry due to the motion but can be identified.
Double Barreled Shotgun
The railwayman Tikhon Spiridonovich (Erast Garin) is seen with double barreled shotgun (supposedly TOZ Model B - one of the most popular Russian hunting shotguns in 1900s-1950s) in the scene on the railway station.
Mauser Karabiner 98k Rifle
Many German soldiers and Soviet sailors are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles, often with sword bayonets.
Steyr Mannlicher M1895 Rifle
Steyr Mannlicher M1895 rifles are seen in hands of several German soldiers.
Mauser Gewehr 1898 Rifle
An Italian soldier (Mikhail Rumyantsev) is armed with Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifle.
ZB-53 Machine Gun
During the attack on the train German soldiers use ZB-53 machine gun (this Czechoslovakian MG was widely used by Wehrmacht under the name MG37(t)). Later Soviet sailors use several captured MG37(t) against the Germans.
MG34 Machine Gun
MG34 machine gun on tripod is seen among the German weapon captured by Soviet sailors. During the battle in the village a German officer fires MG34. Zakhar Fomichyov (Boris Chirkov) and several other sailors use MG34s during the battle at the pontoon bridge.
Maxim M1910 Machine Gun
Maxim M1910 is used by German soldiers during the attack on the train. The smooth water-jacket is typical for Maxims manufactured during the WW1 and in early 1920s. Its mount is not standard wheel Sokolov mount but looks more like Vickers (it's known that Vickers tripod mounts were used by Russian army during WW1). Later the Maxim M1910 without mount is seen among the German weapon captured by Soviet sailors.
DShK Heavy Machine Gun
DShK heavy machine gun is seen mounted on the G-5 class torpedo boat.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Many Soviet sailors are armed with Model 24 Stielhandgranate that were captured from Germans.
Model 17 Stielhandgranate
Model 17 Stielhandgranate is seen in hands of a German soldier. It can be identified by the bracket.
5cm leichter Granatenwerfer 36
German 50mm light mortar 5cm leichter Granatenwerfer 36 (leGrW 36) is seen among the German weapon captured by Soviet sailors.