Truman (1995)

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Truman
Truman1995.jpg
Movie Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Frank Pierson
Release Date September 9, 1995
Language English
Distributor HBO
Main Cast
Character Actor
Harry S. Truman Gary Sinise
Bess Truman Diana Scarwid
Henry L. Stimson Richard Dysart
Charlie Ross Colm Feore
Sam Rayburn James Gammon
Clark Clifford Tony Goldwyn
Tom Pendergast Pat Hingle


Truman is a 1995 HBO Biographical Movie directed by Frank Pierson about the 33rd President of the United States. Farmer Harry S. Truman returns home after the First World War. For the war hero starts a difficult time and he loses all his possessions. With the cooperation of Democratic Senate candidate Pendergast, he gets to know the structures of power. Sponsored by Pendergast, Truman becomes a senator himself. And after the death of Roosevelt in 1945, he becomes President unexpectedly.


The following weapons were used in the film Truman:

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Rifles

Springfield M1903 Mk 1

During a patrol in WW1's Meuse-Argonne Offensive in 1918 Harry S. Truman (Gary Sinise) is seen with a Springfield M1903 Mk 1 rifle.

Springfield M1903 Mk 1 - .30-06
Capt. Truman carries his Springfield while leading his platoon.

M1917 Enfield

The other Doughboys of his platoon are armed with M1917 Enfield rifles.

M1917 Enfield - .30-06 Springfield
Close up of the Enfield's ears.
The Enfield seen in the hands of the soldier second from the right.
One of Truman's men with his rifle next to him.

Mauser Gewehr 1898

The Mauser Gewehr 1898 is used by German troops of the field gun crew.

Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm.
A German soldier on the right leans his Gewehr against the field gun. The silhouette of the Lange Visier rear sights can be seen.

Other

Canon de 75 mm modèle 1897

What appears to be a French Canon de 75 mm modèle 1897 is used by Truman's unit.

Canon 75mm Mle 1897.
Truman and some of his men try to get the cannon in position.

7.7 cm Feldkanone 96 n.A.

A 7,7 cm Feldkanone 96 n. A. is seen used by the Germans.

7.7 cm Feldkanone 96 n.A..
The rear part...
... and the separate barrel.



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