Maksim Perepelitsa (Russian Title: Максим Перепелица) is a 1955 Soviet сomedy directed by Anatoli Granik. Maxim Perepelitsa is a cheerful, mischievous, and resourceful young man from a small Ukrainian village. He loves to invent different stories and jokes. Upon being drafted into the Soviet Army, his antics and jokes do not let up.
The following weapons are featured in the film Maksim Perepelitsa:
The Type II AK-47 is carried by Soviet infantrymen. This film is notably the first depiction of a Kalashnikov rifle in any popular media.
Type II AK-47 with prototype slab sided magazine - 7.62x39mm
Private Ezhikov (Aleksandr Susnin
) with his AK-47. Note the early slab-sided magazine, the predecessor to the more familiar ribbed pattern magazine.
Private Perepelitsa fires an AK-47.
Some Soviet soldiers carry the SKS rifle.
Russian Simonov Type 45 aka the Russian SKS rifle - 7.62x39mm
Taskirov holds an SKS with unfolded bayonet.
Some Soviet soldiers handle the RPD.
RPD Light Machine Gun - 7.62x39mm
Private Samus with an RPD
Private Ezhikov demonstrates his skill at disassembling a machine gun while blindfolded.
Private Samus fires his RPD.
The Degtyaryov DT is mounted on Soviet armor.
DT machine gun - 7.62x54mmR
A Degtyaryov DT
tank machine gun can be seen at the rear of the IS-2's turret.
The Goryunov SG-43 is used by Soviet soldiers, both in infantry mounts and on vehicles.
Goryunov SG-43 Machine Gun On 'Sokolov' mount with shield - 7.62x54mmR
Goryunov SGMB, mounted on BTR-152 - 7.62x54mmR
The Goryunov SGMB mounted on the BTR-152 armored personnel carrier.
57mm anti-tank gun M1943 (ZiS-2)
100mm field gun M1944 (BS-3)
122mm howitzer M1938 (M-30)
IS-2 (Iosif Stalin) heavy tank