New Adventures of Schweik (Novye pokhozhdeniya Schweika), The
The New Adventures of Schweik (Novye pokhozhdeniya Schweika) is a Soviet 1943 war comedy. The film depicts the adventures of The Good Soldier Švejk (also spelled Schweik, in this form the name is used in the English title of this movie) (Boris Tenin), the main character of the famous Czech novel by Jaroslav Hašek. The story followes the events, described in Boyevoy kinosbornik No. 7, and in 1942 movie Schweik Is Preparing for Battle (Schweik gotovitsya k boyu). In The New Adventures of Schweik Josef Švejk is forcibly mobilized in Wehrmacht and send in occupied Yugoslavia where he tries to help local partisans.
The following weapons were used in the film The New Adventures of Schweik (Novye pokhozhdeniya Schweika):
MP40 SMGs are used by German soldiers and Yugoslavian partisans.
Mosin Nagant M1891
Mosin Nagant M1891 rifles are widely used by Yugoslavian partisans and German soldiers.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles are also seen.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 Sniper Rifle
German soldiers and Yugoslavian partisans also use full length Mauser rifles of unclear model.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
What appears to be a Mauser Gewehr 1898 is seen next to the body of a German soldier.
Yugoslavian partisans use a Maxim M1910 machine gun, mounted on some kind of tripod instead of standard Sokolov mounting.
Stick Hand Grenade
A Yugoslavian partisan holds a stick hand grenade (possibly a mockup).