King's Choice, The
The King's Choice is a 2016 Norwegian war drama directed by Erik Poppe that tells the events of the German invasion of Norway in April 1940. The king Haakon VII (Jesper Christensen) and his family are forced to escape after he refused the German ultimatum for capitulation. Meanwhile, the German diplomat Kurt Bräuer (Karl Markovics) tries to rescue the King. A race against time between mediation and warfare begins. The 2015 movie April 9th describes the events of the Danish occupation.
The following weapons were used in the film King's Choice, The:
A German Feldwebel of the Fallschirmjäger holds a Luger P08.
Krag-Jørgensen Model 1894
Norwegian soldiers use Krag-Jørgensen Model 1894 rifles.
Krag-Jørgensen M1912 Carbine
A Norwegian soldier can be seen with a Krag-Jørgensen Model 1912 Carbine.
German Fallschirmjägers and soldiers can be seen with Karabiner 98ks.
German soldiers are seen with MP40s.
Norwegian soldiers fire an Kongsberg M/29 machine gun (Norwegian copy of the Colt 1917 variant).
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
A Model 24 Stielhandgranate is thrown by a Fallschirmjäger in front of Seeberg.
28 cm Krupp Coastal Gun
The Oscarsborg Fortress is armed with 28 cm Krupp Coastal Guns. The guns seen in the movie are genuine. Two of these guns, with personal names Moses and Aron, heavily contributed in sinking the Kriegsmarine heavy cruiser Blücher on April 9, 1940.