|To Award (Posthumously)|
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To Award (Posthumously) (Nagradit (posmertno)) is a 1987 (filmed 1986) Soviet detective action movie directed by Boris Grigoryev. The story is set in 1945. Soviet frontline scout Yuriy Sosnin (Aleksandr Timoshkin) was considered dead and awarded posthumously, but he survived though suffered memory loss. A female criminal Lyol'ka (Marina Yakovleva) pretends to be Sosnin's sister and draws him into a gang, coming up with his criminal past. Sosnin participates in robberies as a bandits driver, until his wartime friend Andrey Kalashnikov (Evgeniy Leonov-Gladyshev), currently Militsiya officer, recognizes him.
The following weapons were used in the film To Award (Posthumously) (Nagradit (posmertno)):
Militsiya personnel, notably Col. Arkhipov (Mikhail Zhigalov), carry TT-33 pistols.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
Another view of the same scene.
Col. Arkhipov carries a TT holster.
Arkhipov readies his pistol.
Arkhipov's TT. Note the correct pre-1947 slide serration.
Yuriy Sosnin carries a PPSh-41 in war scenes. Later PPSh-41s are used by Militsiya personnel and guards of cash delivering car.
PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Sosnin carries a PPSh during the raid when he was wounded and considered dead.
Sosnin fires his PPSh from a car in the same scene.
A guard of cash delivery car carries a PPSh.
A PPSh is seen in Col. Arkhipov's observation post during the ambush on the gang.
Criminals use MP40 submachine guns.
Criminals, disguised as Soviet officers and soldiers, fire MP38s and MP40s at cash delivery car (a bandit in peaked cap at the foreground - Aleksei Loktev
The bandit in peaked cap (Aleksei Loktev
) is seen with MP40 at the left on the DVD cover.
Lyol'ka holds an MP40. Two other bandits are armed with MP38s.
A bandit "Kopyto" ("Hoof") (Konstantin Berdikov
) (at the left, with Lt. insignia) holds an MP40.
Another view of "Kopyto"'s MP40. "Shcherbatiy" (Georgiy Drozd
) (at the foreground) also carries an MP40 instead of previously seen MP38.
Another view of "Shcherbatiy"'s MP40.
Lyol'ka carries a pair of MPs.
A bandit in car holds MP38 or MP40.
Criminals also use MP38 submachine guns. MP38s and MP40s sometimes switches to each other due to continuity errors.
Gang leader "Shcherbatiy" (Georgiy Drozd
) (at the right, with Major insignia) and unnamed bandit in center (Vladimir Sichkar
) are armed with MP38s.
Another view of the same scene.
On the DVD cover Lyol'ka holds MP38 while in the movie she is seen with MP40.
"Shcherbatiy" fires his MP38 at a Militsioneer
(in previous moment he carried an MP40).
"Shcherbatiy" with MP38 in the climactic scene (the exact model isn't seen on this screenshot but the details of MP38 are very briefly seen a bit later in same scene).
Militsiya personnel use a DP-27 machine gun during the ambush on the gang.
Degtyaryov DP-27 - 7.62x54mm R
A hidden DP-27 on position.
Sgt. with DP-27.
F-1 Hand Grenade
Gang leader "Shcherbatiy" (Georgiy Drozd) carries an F-1 hand grenade in the climactic scene. Sosnin uses this grenade to blow bandits car.
F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
One of the bandits passes the F-1 to "Shcherbatiy".
The grenade on "Shcherbatiy"'s belt.
Sosnin tears away the grenade.
He pulls the pin and jumps out from the car, leaving the grenade inside.