The Foothold (Pyad' zemli') is a Soviet 1964 war movie directed by Andrey Smirnov and Boris Yashin and based on the novel by Grigory Baklanov. The story depicts an episode of the battle for the lodgement on Dniester river in Summer 1944.
The following weapons are seen in the movie The Foothold (Pyad' zemli):
Many Soviet soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 SMGs with drum magazines.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A crawling soldier with PPSh is seen through the binoculars.
A PPS-43 is seen in the final scene of the movie.
PPS-43 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A soldier at the left is armed with a PPS-43.
Captured MP40s are used by several Soviet soldiers.
Capt. Bryl (Sergei Kurilov
) with an MP40 leads the soldiers in attack.
Capt. Bryl holds his MP40.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles are seen in hands of Soviet soldiers.
Full-length Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R
A soldier with an M91/30 rifle.
A soldier at the right holds an M91/30 rifle.
A soldier with an M91/30 rifle in attack.
Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine
Mosin Nagant M1938 carbines are seen in hands of Soviet soldiers.
Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R
A crawling soldier with M38 carbine is seen through the binoculars.
A Karabiner 98k is briefly seen in one scene.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A 98k is seen on the ground.
An MG34 is briefly seen in German trenches after the Soviet attack.
MG34 with front and rear sights folded down - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Soviet soldiers carry RGD-33 hand grenades.
RGD-33 high-explosive fragmentation stick grenade, shown with the diamond-patterned fragmentation sleeve.
Two RGD-33 grenades are seen on the ground.
An F-1 hand grenade is seen in the final scene.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
An F-1 is seen on the belt of a soldier.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Captured Model 24 Stielhandgranates are used by Soviet soldiers.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade.
A soldier carries a pile of "Potato Mashers".
A 85-mm D-48 AT gun. It is a post-war model.