Beach Red is a 1967 World War II film directed by and starring Cornel Wilde. The film centers around a company of Marines participating in an invasion of a Japanese-occupied island in the Pacific. The lives of the Japanese soldiers who defend the island are also prominently featured. Throughout the film, flashbacks to both the Marines and Japanese soldiers' civilian lives are seen.
The following weapons were used in the film Beach Red:
The main battle rifle of the Marines in the film is the M1 Garand.
Arisaka Type 99
The Arisaka Type 99 was one of the main battle rifles used by the Japanese Army in the Pacific theater and is seen used throughout the film.
Nambu Type 14
The main sidearm of the Japanese was the Nambu Type 14 Pistol and is seen pulled by a Japanese officer.
Browning Automatic Rifle
The Browning Automatic Rifle is one of the weapons seen in the hands of the Marines.
The Browning M2HB machine gun is seen mounted on a Marine tank (an anachronistic M41 Walker Bulldog).
Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun
Japanese forces appear to use Type 92 heavy machine guns as they repel the invading Marine forces.
Type 96 Light Machine Gun
Japanese forces are seen firing the Type 96 light machine gun as well.
The M2 Flamethrower is used by Marines to flush out a Japanese bunker.