|Under a Stone Sky|
Under en steinhimmel
Pod kamennym nebom
Russian Edition DVD Cover
Under a Stone Sky (Norwegian title Under en steinhimmel, Russian title Pod kamennym nebom) is a 1974 Norwegian-Soviet war movie directed by Knut Andersen and Igor Maslennikov. The story takes place in october 1944 in Finnmark (North Norway) and depicts the saving of the people of the town of Kirkenes by Norwegian Resistance and Soviet forces.
The following weapons were used in the film Under a Stone Sky:
German officers are armed with Luger P08 pistols.
Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is a 1917 dated handgun, thus it is a World War One firearm.
German officer holds P08 pistol.
Most Soviet soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 submachine guns. Hjalmar (Bernhard Ramstad) uses PPSh-41 in the final scene.
Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev.
Many German soldiers are seen with MP40 submachine guns. Lt. Kravtsov (Evgeni Leonov), commander of Soviet commando group, also is armed with MP40. Eldar (Kåre Tannvik) and Lyosha Vasiljev (Nikolay Burlyaev) use MP40s in the final scene.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm.
A German soldier with MP40.
Vasiljev carries his MP40.
A close view on Kravtsov's MP40.
Several German soldiers are seen with MP38 submachine guns.
MP38 submachine gun - 9x19mm.
A German soldier with MP38.
Some of German soldiers are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser.
German soldiers with 98k rifles.
German soldiers with 98k rifles and MP40
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 Rifle
M1891/30 rifles are sometimes seen in hands of Soviet soldiers. Several German soldiers are also armed with Mosin Nagant rifles which is historically correct because the German troops in Norway widely used Beutewaffen (captured weapon).
Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R.
A Soviet soldier with Mosin Nagant rifle is seen at the background.
A German soldier at the right is armed with Mosin Nagant rifle.
Degtyaryov DP-28 Light Machine Gun
Th old soldier Grigory Ivanovich (Fyodor Odinokov) carries Degtyaryov DP-28 through the movie. In the final scene Lt. Kravtsov (Evgeni Leonov) takes DP-28 from wounded Grigory Ivanovich and fires it.
Degtyarev DP-28 machine gun - 7.62x54mm R.
A close view on DP-28. Note Kravtsov's holster: it is for Tokarev TT-33
pistol but the pistol itself was never seen in the movie.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Lyosha Vasiljev (Nikolay Burlyaev) use a Model 24 Stielhandgranate to blow up German wagon loaded with explosives.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade.
Vasiljev throws Model 24 grenade.