Fortress on Wheels (Krepost na kolesah)
Fortress on Wheels (Krepost na kolesah) is a 1960 Soviet war movie. The story takes place in July 1941 on Soviet-German front. A Soviet armoured train is a mainstay of the defence against Wehrmacht offensive.
The following weapons were used in the film Fortress on Wheels (Krepost na kolesah):
Soviet officers' service sidearms are TT-33 pistols. They are mostly seen in holsters.
Many Soviet soldiers are armed with PPSh-41 SMGs.
MP40 SMGs are seen in hands of German soldiers in several scenes. They are also used by Soviet soldiers and partisans.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 Rifle
Many Soviet soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles.
Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine
Some Soviet soldiers carry Mosin Nagant M1938 carbines.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Single Barreled Shotgun
Soviet troops use Degtyaryov DP-27 light machine guns.
Degtyaryov DT machine guns are mounted on the armoured train.
MG34s are briefly seen in hands of German soldiers and Soviet partisans.
Anachronistic MG42s are seen among the weapons that the commander of the armoured train gives to partisans.
Maxim M1910/30 machine guns are used by Soviet infantry and also mounted on the armoured train.
Maxim M-4 Quad Mount
A Maxim M1910 with smooth water jacket is seen in one scene.
Several DShK heavy machine guns are mounted on the armoured train.
37-mm AA gun M1939 (61-K)
Four 37-mm M1939 (61-K) AA guns are mounted on the armoured train.
RGD-33 grenades are used by Soviet soldiers in several scenes.
Some Soviet soldiers carry F-1 hand grenades.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
Several Soviet soldiers carry captured Model 24 Stielhandgranates.
45-mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K)
Soviet 53-K AT guns are seen in several scenes.
7.5 cm Pak 40
German 7.5 cm Pak 40 AT guns are seen in several scenes.
82-mm Mortar BM-37
A genuine WWII-era armoured train appears in the movie. It's a late war version of Soviet armoured trains. It consists of two armoured wagons, one with three turrets of T-34 tanks with 76.2-mm F-34 guns, and another one with a single such turret, and of several flatcars with 76.2-mm M1938 AA guns, 37-mm M1939 AA guns, 45-mm M1937 guns and numerous machine guns.
Pz. III Tank
Genuine German Pz. III tanks appear in the movie.
A mockup of the Sd. Kfz. 231 (6-rad) German armoured car is seen in one scene. It's a movie prop, specially made for filming. Note that the turret isn't rotating.