Schweik Is Preparing for Battle (Schweik gotovitsya k boyu)
Schweik Is Preparing for Battle (Schweik gotovitsya k boyu) is a Soviet 1942 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) (Vladimir Kantsel), the main character of the famous Czech novel by Jaroslav Hasek. The story followes the events, described in Boyevoy kinosbornik No. 7, and in turn is followed by 1943 movie The New Adventures of Schweik (Novye pokhozhdeniya Schweika). In Schweik Is Preparing for Battle Josef Švejk joins Czech resistance after the escape from Nazi concentracion camp. In the course of action Švejk tells several stories about French resistance.
Due to unclear reasons the movie was banned and wasn't released at that time.
The following weapons were used in the film Schweik Is Preparing for Battle (Schweik gotovitsya k boyu):
Gestapo officers use Nagant M1895 revolvers during the shootout with Czech resistance.
In the scene in Paris a German officer (Sergey Martinson) is armed with a Korovin TK. In the scene in Prague TK pistols are used by a German official Schimmer (N. Leppik) and Czech resistance fighters.
In the scene in Paris German Maj. Müller (Lev Krovitskiy) is armed with a Mauser M1914.
Mauser C96 pistol is seen in hands of a Czech resistance fighter.
Gestapo officers use Luger P08 pistols during the shootout with Czech resistance.
One of Gestapo officers is armed with an MP40 SMG during the shootout with Czech resistance.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
German soldiers, patrolling the streest of Paris, are armed with Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles.