|Walter Defends Sarajevo|
(Valter brani Sarajevo)
Walter Defends Sarajevo (Valter brani Sarajevo) is a 1972 Yugoslavian partisan film directed by Hajrudin Krvavac and starring Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic as "Walter", the commander of Yugoslavian partisans in Sarajevo in Autumn 1944. Walter's group has the mission to break the fuel supply from Sarajevo to the troops of Wehrmacht Heeresgruppe E that starts retreat from the Balkans. Meanwhile SS-Standartenführer Von Dietrich (Hannjo Hasse) infiltrates his agent in the partisan group.
The following weapons were used in the film Walter Defends Sarajevo (Valter brani Sarajevo):
Sead Kapetanovic (Rade Markovic) uses the anachronistic Arminius HW-3 revolver during the shootout at the clock tower.
Kapetanovic draws the revolver from the cache in
Another view of the revolver.
Smith & Wesson Military & Police
What appears to be the Smith & Wesson Military & Police is used by Suri (Slobodan Dimitrijevic) in one scene.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Suri draws the revolver on Zis.
Walther P38 pistols are widely used by Wehrmacht and SS officers, Gestapo agents and Yugoslavian partisans, notably by Walter (Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic), Suri (Slobodan Dimitrijevic), Zis (Ljubisa Samardzic) and Kondor (Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra).
Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm
Malisa (Igor Galo
) fires the P38 at Gestapo agents.
Walter draws his Walther.
SS-Hauptsturmführer Bischoff (Rolf Römer
) holds the P38.
Suri with P38 and Zis with MP40.
Vis wz. 35
When Walter (Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic) is arrested by the German patrol, the Vis wz. 35 is taken from him.
Vis wz. 35 - 9x19mm - Left side
The German NCO disarms Walter.
In one scene Kondor (Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra) fires the pistol that appears to be the Beretta M1934.
Beretta Model 1934 - .380 ACP
Kondor draws the pistol...
Ivan (Voja Miric) fires anachronistic Beretta M1951 during the shootout with Gestapo agents.
Ivan's pistol is seen at the right.
In the final scene SS-Hauptsturmführer Bischoff (Rolf Römer) holds the pistol that is possibly the TT-33 or Zastava M57 instead of his previously used Walther P38.
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
Zastava M57 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Bischoff holds the pistol.
The Gestapo agent (Zoran Becic) holds CZ 50 during the shootout at the clock tower. CZ50 is also briefly seen in Mirna's (Neda Spasojevic) drawer, then is taken by Zis (Ljubisa Samardzic).
The agent is shot and drops his pistol.
Most German soldiers are armed with MP40s. MP40s are also widely used by the partisans, including Walter (Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic), Suri (Slobodan Dimitrijevic), Zis (Ljubisa Samardzic) and Boro (Boro Begovic).
Suri, disguised as a German soldier, carries the MP40.
A group of partisans, disguised as the German Feldgendarmerie
patrol with MP40s).
German soldiers with MP40s in the scene of the shootout at the clock tower.
A partisan of Walter's group fires the MP40. The blank firing muzzle adapter is seen.
Boro, disguised as German soldier, carries the MP40 at the left.
A German soldier fires the MP40 during the scene on the train.
SS-Hauptsturmführer Bischoff (Rolf Römer
) holds the MP40 in the same scene.
Walter (at the right) and Suri fire MP40s in the same scene.
In the final scene Suri (Slobodan Dimitrijevic) uses the MP38, captured from a German soldier.
Sten Mk III
The Sten Mk III is found when Germans perform search in Zis' workshop.
The German soldier finds the SMG in cache.
NCO holds the Sten.
Some German soldiers carry Karabiner 98k rifles.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Karabiner 98k rifles stacked in pyramid are seen at the left.
A German soldier holds the 98k rifle during the shootout at the clock tower.
Machine Guns and Autocannons
MG42 machine guns are used by German soldiers in several scenes. During the shootout at the clock tower Walter (Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic) captures the MG42.
MG42 Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Walther fires the MG42 from the clock tower.
A German soldier fires the MG42 in the final scene.
Degtyaryov DT machine guns are mounted on T-34-85 tanks that stand for German tanks.
DT machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
Front-mounted DT on T-34-85.
2cm FlaK 30
What appears to be the 2cm FlaK 30 is seen in the opening scene.
2 cm FlaK 30 - 20x138mm B
The barrel matches Flak 30.
Several Flakvierling 38 quad mountings are seen in Sarajevo.
Flakvierling 38 - 20x138mm B
T-34-85 tanks, SU-100 SPGs and M3 Scout Car APCs stand for German armoured vehicles. They aren't visually modified, unlike many other WW2 movies.
SU-100 and M3 Scout Car on the road.
10.5 cm LeFH 18/40 Field Howitzer
Leichte Feldhaubitze 18/40 field gun displayed in Hämeenlinna Artillery Museum - 105mm
Trucks tow 10.5 cm LeFH 18/40 field howitzers.