Katyn is a 2007 World War II drama directed by Andrzej Wajda. The film tells one of the darkest events of Polish history: the massacre of 22,500 Polish soldiers and civilians carried out by the Soviet secret police NKVD in 1940. The axis of the film are the stories of women who lost their husbands, brothers, sons. Some of them also come into Soviet captivity, others are looking for evidence of their survival, others is apathetically resigned to the worst. The film was nominated in 2008 for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
The following weapons are featured in the film Katyn:
Tokarev TT-33 pistol
Walther P38 pistol
The members of the NKVD execute Polish officers with German Walther P38 pistols.
Some characters carry also a Luger P08 pistol.
Soviet and Polish troops are equipped with PPSh-41 submachine guns.
Karabinek wz. 1929
German soldiers are seen also with Polish Karabinek wz. 1929 rifles.
Mosin Nagant Rifle
Red Army and NKVD soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant Rifles.
Goryunov SG-43 Machine Gun
A Soviet machine gun crew dragging a wheeled Goryunov SG-43 Machine Gun.