|The Marine Battalion (Morskoy batalion)
The Marine Battalion (Morskoy battalion) is a 1944 Soviet war movie directed by Aleksandr Faintsimmer and Adolf Minkin. The movie depicts the story of Soviet Baltic Sea Fleet marines who defended Leningrad in 1941-1944.
The following weapons were used in the film The Marine Battalion (Morskoy batalion):
A Tokarev TT-33 pistol is used by Kurskiy (Nikolai Dorokhin).
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
TT-33 in the hand of Kurskiy is seen behind Varya Markina (Lidiya Smirnova
Luger P08 pistols are seen in hands of German officers.
Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is a 1917 dated handgun, thus it is a World War One firearm.
A German officer with P08 in hand is shot by a Soviet marine.
A German officer with P08.
During the scenes that take place in Summer 1941 many Baltic Sea Fleet marines are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns. This is incorrect for 1941 but in 1943-44 PPSh-41 became more common. In a continuity error PPSh-41 and PPD-40 in hands of main characters are often switched to each over.
Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
Sergei Markin (Andrei Abrikosov
) with PPSh-41. Markin and other marines wear steel helmets M1936.
Several Baltic Sea Fleet marines are armed with PPD-40 submachine guns. In a continuity error PPSh-41 and PPD-40 in hands of main characters are often switched to each over.
Soviet PPD-40 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
Kurskiy with PPD-40 in hands.
PPS-43 submachine gun is seen in the scenes that take place in 1944.
Soviet PPS-43 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
Many German soldiers are armed with MP40 submachine guns. Soviet soldiers are also seen with captured MP40s.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm.
German soldiers with MP40 submachine guns.
German soldiers fire their MP40s.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Many Soviet infantry soldiers and marines are armed with full-length Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R.
A close view on the muzzle of M1891/30 rifle. Note that the bayonet is attached backwards. This is a exclusively cinematic practice; in reality such practice was banned by service manuals.
Soviet soldiers fire their M1891/30 rifles.
Frolkin with his M1891/30 rifle with attached bayonet.
Soviet marines with M1891/30 rifles.
Degtyaryov DP-27 machine guns are used by Soviet soldiers.
Degtyarev DP-27 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R.
A Soviet soldier carries a DP-27.
A Soviet soldier fires a DP-27.
Maxim M1910/30 machine guns are used by Soviet soldiers.
Russian Maxim 1910/30 machine gun - 7.62x54mmR.
Soviet soldiers carry disassembled Maxim M1910/30 machine guns. The machine guns are of pre-1941 manufacture, without a distinctive top hatch on cooling jacket.
Soviet marine fires Maxim M1910/30.
Soviet marines with Maxim M1910/30.
MG34 machine guns are used by German soldiers.
MG34 7.92x57mm Mauser with front and rear sights folded down.
German soldier loads a MG34 machine gun.
DShK heavy machine guns on naval mounts are seen on Baltic Sea Fleet ships.
DShK on naval mounting - 12.7x108mm
DShK is mounted of a naval boat.
RGD-33 Stick Grenade
Soviet infantry soldiers and marines are seen with RGD-33 stick grenades, often in bundles.
RGD-33 high-explosive fragmentation stick grenade, shown with the diamond-patterned fragmentation sleeve.
Kurskiy with a bundle of RGD-33 grenades and Frolkin (Aleksei Konsovsky
) with a single RGD-33 in hand.
OSP-30 Flare Pistol
An OSP-30 Flare Pistol is used by a Soviet officer to signal his unit.
Russian OSP-30 Flare Pistol - 26.5mm.
37 mm Automatic AA Gun 70-K
37 mm 70-K naval AA guns are seen on Baltic Sea Fleet ships. 70-K is a naval version of 61-K (M1939) gun.
37mm 70-K naval automatic air defense gun - 37x252SR.
70-K AA gun is seen on the stern of the patrol boat.
The sailors of cruiser Kirov
maintain 70-K AA gun.
Two 70-K guns are located on the top of 180mm (7.1") triple turret of cruiser Kirov
82mm BM-37 Mortar
Soviet 82 mm BM-37 Mortar stands for a German 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 Mortar.
German paratroopers fire a mortar.
45 mm AT Gun 53-K
45mm M1937 anti-tank gun is used by Soviet soldiers during the defence of a town in Summer 1941.
M1937 (53-K) Soviet anti-tank gun - 45 mm.
45mm gun is located behind the barricade.
180mm (7.1") triple turret of cruiser Kirov
A close view on the muzzle of the 180mm naval gun.
German 17 cm Kanone 18 heavy gun fires on Leningrad. This gun is a real one, captured by Sovier army from Germans and used for filming.
Soviet OT-133 flame tank armed with KS-25 flamethrower. It is a modification on T-26 light tank.
Soviet T-70 light tank appears as German tank.
Lend-leased armored car M3 Scout Car appears as German armoured personnel carrier.