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A Captain's Honor (L'Honneur d'un capitaine)
A Captain's Honor (original title L'Honneur d'un capitaine) is a 1982 French war drama directed by Pierre Schoendoerffer. In modern France a historian abuses in war crimes Capt. Marcel Caron, a French officer who perished in Algerian war. Caron's widow starts a trial against the historian. During the trial several last days of Capt. Caron are shown in flashbacks.
The following weapons were used in the film A Captain's Honor (L'Honneur d'un capitaine):
Capt. Marcel Caron (Jacques Perrin) carries an M1911 pistol in US Army M1916 holster.
Many French soldiers, including Schuster (Patrick Chauvel) and Marchi (Christophe Malavoy), are armed with MAT-49 SMGs.
A warrant officer (uncredited) of Capt. Caron's unit carries an MP40 SMG.
Most French soldiers are armed with MAS-36 rifles. A MAS-36 CR39 is seen in the documentary footage of the Indochina war.
Capt. Marcel Caron (Jacques Perrin) and some other officers, including Maj. Guilloux (Robert Etcheverry), carry M1 Carbines. An M1 Carbine with folding stock is seen in the documentary footage of the Indochina war.
Unidentified sniper rifle
In one scene a French soldier fires a sniper rifle. It is seen in distance and blurry.
A Mauser-style rifle is briefly seen in one scene.
A pile of various rifles, taken from Algerian rebels, is seen in one scene.
When Patricia Caron visits her son Pierre (Alain Bastien-Thiry) in Saint-Cyr Military School, Pierre and other cadets are seen on shooting range with FAMAS F1 assault rifles.
Chatellerault M1924/29 machine guns are seen in hands of French soldiers during the Algerian war.
Browning M1919A4 machine guns are seen mounted on jeeps and trucks.
Browning M2HB heavy machine guns are seen mounted on M8 Greyhound armoured cars and half-track APCs.
An MG42 is seen in Capt. Caron's headquarters. It isn't used in action.
Gras Bolt Action Shotgun
A Gras Model 1874 Shotgun conversion is seen in Capt. Caron's headquarters.
M8 Flare Pistol
In one scene Capt. Caron (Jacques Perrin) signals to attack with an M8 Flare Pistol.
F1 Hand Grenade
Some soldiers carry F1 hand grenades.