Saints and Soldiers

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Saints and Soldiers (2003)

Saints and Soldiers is a World War II drama directed by Ryan Little and follows US soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge as they try to help a downed British officer to get back to the Allied lines. The film was the first of three films in this series, which included Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed and Saints and Soldiers: The Void.

The following weapons were used in the film Saints and Soldiers:


Rifles & Carbines

M1 Garand

The M1 Garand is used by Cpl. Nathan 'Deacon' Greer (Corbin Allred) in the flashback and in the second half of the movie. Also used by Medic Steven Gould (Alexander Polinsky) and by SSgt. Gordon Gunderson (Peter Holden). The majority of the US soldiers also carry the M1.

M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
The M1 Garand is used by Cpl. Nathan 'Deacon' Greer (Corbin Allred).
Pvt. Shirley 'Shirl' Kendrick with Deacon's Garand.
Deacon firing his M1 Garand.
Gould's Garand in the snow.
Deacon gets shot after picking up Gould's M1.

M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine is used by the British pilot Flt. Sgt. Oberon Winley (Kirby Heyborne) and some US troops at the end.

M1 Carbine .30 Carbine
Winley with his M1 Carbine

Winchester Model 1897

Winchester Model 1897 is seen slung over the shoulder of an MP at the end

Winchester Model 1897 - 12 Gauge
MP with Winchester M1897 Shotgun

Karabiner 98K

The Karabiner 98k is used by the majority of Wehrmacht soldiers. 'Deacon' gets a hold of one in the beginning and uses it through the first half of the movie before giving it to Kendrick in the second half.

Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm
Deacon threatens Gould with a Karabiner 98K he just captured. It seems to be missing the front sight hood, which usually indicates a Soviet capture.
German soldier firing his Karabiner 98K at Deacon and Gould.
Kendrick with Deacon's Karabiner 98K.

Scoped Karabiner 98K

During the climax, a German sniper shoots Deacon three times with his scoped Karabiner 98K.

Karabiner 98k 7.92x57mm Mauser with Zeiss ZF42 scope
Sniper with his Karabiner 98K at the ready - 7.92x57mm Mauser

Gewehr 43

The Gewehr 43 is by some Wehrmacht soldiers.

Gewehr 43 7.92x57mm Mauser
German soldier wielding a G43 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The same soldier firing the rifle - 7.92x57mm Mauser

Submachine Guns

M1A1 Thompson

The M1A1 Thompson is used by American soldiers at the end.

M1A1 Thompson .45 ACP
US Infantry soldier firing his Thompson M1A1 - .45 ACP


The MP40 is seen used by German soldiers throughout the movie.

MP40 9x19mm
German soldier with an MP40 slung over his back
Close-up of an MP40 that is shot during the massacre

Sturmgewehr 44

The Sturmgewehr 44 is seen used by German soldiers throughout the movie.

Sturmgewehr 44 7.92x33mm
German soldier firing his STG44 at the prisoners - 7.92x33mm

Machine Guns and Automatic Rifles

Browning M1919A4 Machine Gun

The Browning M1919A4 machine gun appears being used by American soldiers at the end, both tripod and vehicle-mounted.

Browning M1919A4 on an M2 tripod - .30-06
M1919A4 being fired from an M2 tripod
Browning M1919A4 on an M31C pedestal mount - .30-06
This M1919A4 mounted behind Gould on a vehicle seems to have an A6-style carry handle installed

Browning M1919A6

The Browning M1919A6, the man-portable version of the aforementioned Browning M1919 machine gun, appears being used by American soldiers at the end.

Browning M1919A6 .30-06 with 200-round ammo box
The soldier at the right is firing an M1919A6. For some reason the feed tray cover is going up and down while he's firing the gun. It's up in the picture

Browning M2HB Heavy Machine Gun

The Browning M2HB heavy machine gun appears mounted on American vehicles.

Browning M2HB heavy machine gun .50 BMG in vehicle mount
An M2HB Quad mound is installed on the CCKW truck in the background
An M3 halftrack with an M2HB and two M1919A4 installed


Mounted on Halftrack in the beginning

MG34 - 7.92x57mm.


Mounted on Halftrack and carried by infantry

MG42 with sling and bipod collapsed - 7.92mm Mauser
MG42 being fired during the massacre
German is guarding prisoners with an MG42 at the ready



Carried by some American troops

Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP.
Colt M1911A1 in MP's holster. Note also that the MP on the left carries the Thompson's 3-cell magazine pouch for long 30 rounds magazines: those were issued only to the USMC

Webley .38 Mk IV

The issued sidearm of the British pilot Flt. Sgt. Oberon Winley (Kirby Heyborne) is a Webley .38 Mk IV. Also used by Gunderson and Deacon

Webley .38 Mk IV - .38 S&W
Gunderson decocks the Webley
Winley is pulling the Webley from his holster...
...and shoots a German with it

Luger 08

Used in the beginning by a German soldier to execute survivors of the massacre

Luger P08 Pistol - 9x19mm

Walther P38

Used by the German soldier to threaten Catherine Theary

Walther P38 pistol - 9x19mm
German soldier holding his Walther P38

Anti-Tank Weapons

M1A1 Bazooka

Used by American soldiers at the end

M1A1 Bazooka
Bazooka-gunner gets tapped on the helmet by his loader but misses his target and causes a tree to explode

Panzerfaust 60

Being fired by German soldier at the end

Panzerfaust . 44mm
Kendrick sitting in the back of a German halftrack along with a German poncho, an M1 Garand and a Panzerfaust 60 or 100. It is hard to tell which model it is from this point of view.
Soldier firing his Panzerfaust


Mk 2 Hand Grenade

Used by Deacon, Kendrick and Gould at the end

Mk II hand grenade.
Two Germans trip over Gould's grenade

Model 43 Stielhandgranate

The Model 43 Stielhandgranate appears being used by various Germans at the gunfight with Deacon and Gould.

Model 43 Stielhandgranate High-Explosive Fragmentation grenade. It could be fitted with a frag sleeve like in the movie.
A German gets shot while throwing a grenade which explodes right in front of his buddy. This particular one has a frag sleeve on it.

See Also

Saints and Soldiers
Saints and Soldiers (2003)   •  Airborne Creed (2012)  •  The Void (2014)

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