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Sokolovo is Czechoslovak war film from the period of WWII directed by Otakar Vávra made in 1975. The film describes the events in occupied Czechoslovakia after the assassination of Heydrich and also parallel to the formation of the Czechoslovak foreign troops in the USSR. The movie culminates to views of the Battle of Sokolovo as first appearance of the Czechoslovak troops alongside the Red Army at the front against the Germans.
The following guns were used in the 1975 Czechoslovak film Sokolovo:
Some characters are seen with a Walther P38 pistol.
Walther P38 pistol - 9x19mm
An SS officer executes the inhabitants of Lidice with his P38.
British paratroopers were equipped with a Sten.
A German soldiers carries a MP40 submachine guns.
Red Army and Czechoslovak soldiers were armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns.
Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Czechoslovak soldier holding a position with a submachine gun in his hand.
Platoon commander Lt. Sochor (Rudolf Jelínek
) gives orders with his submachine gun slung over shoulder.
Nurse Pvt. Anka Kadlecová (Renáta Doleželová
) fires her submachine gun at the attacking Germans.
The company commander 1st Lt. Otakar Jaroš (Martin Stepánek
) dies firing his submachine gun.
The German firing squad, armed with Karabiner 98ks, murder the population of Lidice.
Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm
Mosin Nagant Rifle
Soviet and Czech infantry carry Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54R
Czechoslovak troops used Mosin-Nagants at the Buzuluk training camp.
Nurse welcome Soviet soldiers, one of whom carries a slung rifle.
Tokarev SVT-40 Rifle
The Czechoslovak unit at the battle of Sokolovo carry SVT-40 rifles.
Tokarev SVT-40 - 7.62x54mmR
An SVT-40 belonging to a Czechoslovakian unit.
LCpl. Hugo Redisch (Ladislav Lakomý
) defends his observation post with his rifle.
MG34 Machine Gun
German troops use a MG34 machine guns.
MG34 7.92x57mm Mauser with front and rear sights folded down.
The Maxim machine guns is used by Soviet and Czechoslovakian troops.
MG34 7.92x57mm Mauser with 75-round ammo drum
Czechoslovak gunners fires a machine gun during training in Buzuluk.
Sgt. Rataj (Jan Kanyza
) mowing down German infantry advancing behind tanks.
Degtyaryov DP-28 machine gun
Soviet troops also use the Degtyaryov DP-28 machine gun.
Degtyaryov DP-28 machine gun, 7.62x54mm R.
No. 73 Mk. I hand grenade
Jan Kubiš (Miroslav Rataj) throw at the Heydrich's car a No. 73 Mk. I hand grenade
No. 73 MK. 1 Anti-Tank hand grenade "Thermos/Flask".
Jan Kubiš with a grenade in hand during the assassination.
Soviet and Czechoslovakian troops are equipped with RPG-40 anti-tank grenades.
Soviet RPG-40 anti-tank grenade. The manual for use of grenade is seen on its body.
1st Lt. Otakar Jaroš (Martin Stepánek
) has not enough to time to throw a grenade.
SPSh Flare Pistol
Czechoslovak soldier gives the signal to launch an attack with SPSh Flare Pistol.
Russian SPSh Flare Pistol 26.5mm
Pvt. Rataj (Jan Kanyza) fires a PTRD-41 anti-tank rifle.
PTRD-41 Anti-tank rifle - 14.5x114mm
82mm BM-37 mortar
Czechoslovak unit also uses BM-37 mortars.
45mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K)
Soviet artillery use the 45 mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K) during the battle.
M1937 (53-K) Soviet anti-tank gun - 45 mm (1.77 in)
122mm howitzer M1938 (M-30)
Soviet 122mm howitzer M1938 (M-30) are used against the Germans.
Soviet 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) howitzer
BM-13 Katyusha rocket launcher
Soviet rocket launchers fire on German positions.
German used a Flammenwerferpanzer 35R.
German troops were supported by Panzer VI Tiger I heavy tanks. The Christie suspension would indicate that this tank is actually a dressed up T-44, which is typical in post-war films.
T-34-76 with the hex turret, T-34-85 with the longer barrels