|Appointed as the Granddaughter|
Modern DVD Cover
||Sverdlovsk Film Studios
Appointed as the Granddaughter (direct translation of the original title Naznachayeshsya vnuchkoy) is a Soviet 1976 (filmed 1975) made for TV adventure war movie, directed by Yaropolk Lapshin. The story is set in Autumn 1942 in a village on German occupied Kuban. Seventeen-year-old radio operator Yevdokiya (diminutive name Dusya) Melnikova is sent across enemy lines. She poses as the granddaughter of old Timofey, Soviet agent who impersonates a pro-Nazi collaborationist, a trusted person of German commandant.
The following weapons were used in the film Appointed as the Granddaughter (Naznachayeshsya vnuchkoy):
A Korovin TK is a personal handgun of Dusya Melnikova (Irina Grishina).
Dusya draws her pistol when meeting Grandfather Timofey.
"This is a toy gun", disapproves Grandfather Timofey. "Throw it away, take my Walther
Hilfspolizei Sashko (Vladimir Artyomov) carries a TT-33. A TT is also used by Grandfather Timofey (Boris Andreyev).
Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
Sashko fires his TT at a German officer, defending Dusya.
Grandfather Timofey holds a TT when leaving the village.
Hauptmann Stoltz (Nikolai Prokopovich) carries a Luger P08 in holster. An SS officer fires a Luger in one scene.
A small part of the grip is seen in Stoltz's holster.
An officer draws his Luger.
...but he is shot by Sashko.
A Walther P38 is Grandfather Timofey's (Boris Andreyev) handgun until he hands the pistol to Dusya Melnikova (Irina Grishina), leaving a TT for himself.
Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Grandfather Timofey holds his Walther when Dusya appears in his house.
Sick Timofey holds a Walther.
Timofey gives his Walther to Dusya.
Some German soldiers and Hilfspolizei carry MP40 SMGs.
at the right carries an MP40.
German soldiers march with MP40s.
German soldiers with MP40s on village market.
Mosin Nagant M1891
In the opening scene a Soviet sentry carries a Mosin Nagant M1891 rifle.
Mosin Nagant M1891 - 7.62x54mm R
A sentry at the gates of military enlistment office in Dusya's native town.
German Gefreiter Karl (Yuriy Yershov) carries a Karabiner 98AZ in the scene in Timofey's house. When he leaves the house, his rifle switches to Karabiner 98k (see below).
Mauser 98AZ Artillery Carbine - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Karl carries the Mauser 98AZ.
Many German soldiers and Hilfspolizei carry Karabiner 98k rifles. Both standard 98k and "Kriegsmodell" late war version, anachronistic for 1942, are seen.
Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Karabiner 98k "Kriegsmodell" - 7.92x57mm Mauser. The "Kriegsmodell" (war model), was a late war simplification to the Kar 98k. The sample is a "semi-Kriegsmodell".
When Karl (Yuriy Yershov
) leaves Timofey's house, his Mauser 98AZ switches to 98k.
at the left carries a 98k rifle.
A drunk German soldier (Vladimir Grigoryev) threatens Dusya with his rifle.
He holds Dusya at gunpoint.
A close view of the rifle.
carry 98k rifles in the scene on village market. A "Kriegsmodell" is seen at the left, and a standard 98k at the background.
F-1 Hand Grenade
Dusya Melnikova (Irina Grishina) carries several F-1 hand grenades. They appear to be training URG version.
URG, practice version of F-1 hand grenade
Dusya's Korovin TK
and F-1 hand grenades are seen on the table.
What appear to be RG-14/30 hand grenades are seen in hands of Grandfather Timofey (Boris Andreyev) who uses them as a booby trap.
RG-14/30 Soviet hand grenade.
Timofey carries a pair of RG-14s tucked in his pants.
Timofey makes a booby trap.
In one scene Grandfather Timofey (Boris Andreyev) checks a stock of anti-personnel mines that appear to be Soviet PMN. This mine was issued to service in 1950.
PMN anti-personnel mine, a dummy training version.
Timofey examines the mines.
A Red Army commander carries a holster for TT-33.
Stoltz (Nikolai Prokopovich) carries a Luger holster.
Sashko carries a TT holster.
A Soviet post-war BTR-40 APC stand for German vehicle.
Berezin UBT machine gun is a defence weapon on Il-2.
Berezin UBT, a turret version of UB with spade grips - 12.7x108mm
23mm Volkov-Yartsev VYa-23 autocannons are main guns on Il-2.
Volkov-Yartsev VYa-23 - 23x152 mmB
152mm ML-20 gun-howitzer.
An Il-2 in flight. This is an early single-seat model.