Devil's Brigade, The
The Devil's Brigade is a 1968 World War II film that stars Oscar winners William Holden and Cliff Robertson. The film is based on the true story of the First Special Service Force led by Lt. Col. Robert T. Frederick (Holden), who takes on the daunting task of melding a renegade group of American and Canadian recruits into a crack team of commandos.
- Actors: William Holden, Cliff Robertson, Vince Edwards, Andrew Prine, Jeremy Slate, Claude Akins, Jack Watson, Richard Jaeckel, Bill Fletcher, Richard Dawson, Tom Troupe, Luke Askew, Jean-Paul Vignon, Tom Stern, Harry Carey Jr.
- Directors: Andrew V. McLaglen
The following weapons were used in the film The Devil's Brigade:
Smith & Wesson Model 20
Colt 1903 Hammerless
The Walther P38 is fired by several German officers and soldiers in the film.
Mauser Karabiner 98k
The M1928A1 Thompson is used by the majority of the Brigade during their first mission. It's notably used by Colonel Robert T. Frederick (William Holden), Maj. Alan Crown (Cliff Robertson), Cpl. Wilfrid Peacock (Jack Watson), Pvt. Hugh MacDonald (Richard Dawson), and Sgt. Patrick O'Neill (Jeremy Slate).
Browning Automatic Rifle
The Browning M2HB is seen mounted on the M47 Walker Bulldog tank mocked up as a German tank.
A Browning M1919A4 machine gun is briefly seen using by the Brigade during the mountain assault.
German forces are seen using the MG42 machine gun during the mountain assault.
M20A1 "Super Bazooka"
The anachronistic M20A1 "Super Bazooka" is used by the Brigade during the mountain assault.
The M2 Mortar also is used by the Brigade.