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April 9th is a 2015 Danish war movie about the German occupation in 1940. The movie focuses on a small Danish bicycle unit under the command of Second Lieutenant Sand (Pilou Asbæk). On the 8th of April, his unit is sent to the Danish-German border. This very night, the German Army begins its invasion. Despite the low prospects for success, Sand is given the order to stop the German troops until further reinforcements can arrive. The 2016 movie The King's Choice describes the events of the Norwegian occupation.
The following weapons were used in the film April 9th:
The personal firearm of Second Lieutenant Sand (Pilou Asbæk) is a Bergmann-Bayard M1910/21 pistol.
Krag-Jørgensen Model 1889/24 Artillery Carbine
Danish soldiers are armed with Krag-Jørgensen Model 1889/24 Artillery Carbines. Recognizable by the curved bolt handle.
Krag-Jørgensen Model 1889/24 Infantry Carbine
Some Danish soldiers are also armed with the infantry model of the Krag-Jørgensen with straight bolt handle. Second Lieutenant Sand (Pilou Asbæk) takes one and gives it to one of his soldiers.
German soldiers can be seen with Karabiner 98ks.
German soldiers can also seen with MP40s.
The bicycle squad is armed with one Madsen M24 machine gun. They use it against the Sd.Kfz. 221 and Sd.Kfz. 222.
Sd.Kfz. 221 armored cars are armed with MG34s.
Anachronistic MG42s are also used by German soldiers.
20mm Madsen machine cannon
The motorcycle unit is armed with a 20 mm AA Machine Cannon M/38.