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Foyle's War - Season 3

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Foyle's War
Foyles War Logo.jpg
A logo for Foyle's War
Country UKD.jpg UK
Channel ITV
Creator Anthony Horowitz
Genre Detective
Broadcast 2004
No. of Episodes 4
Main Cast
Character Actor
Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle Michael Kitchen
Detective Sergeant Paul Milner Anthony Howell
Samantha "Sam" Stewart Honeysuckle Weeks

Foyle's War is a British detective TV series that takes place during World War II. The main character is Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) who investigates various crimes that happens in the region of Hastings, Sussex. Four series of the 3rd season take place in February–June 1941.

The following weapons were used in Season 3 of the television series Foyle's War:



Webley .455 Mk VI

A Webley .455 Mk VI is seen in hands of Sir Michael Waterford (John Wood) in the opening scene in "Enemy Fire" (S3E2).

Webley Mk. VI - .455 Webley
Sir Michael Waterford draws his revolver...
...and opens it.

Colt New Service

A Colt New Service is used by Hugh Jackson (Nigel Terry) in "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3). Its shape allows to make a guess that it is a British-used revolver in .455 Webley.

British Colt New Service circa 1915 - .455 Webley.
Hugh Jackson opens his revolver.
A close view at the revolver.
DCS Foyle examines the revolver.


Luger P08

In "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3) several of the German pilots from the downed bomber are armed with Luger P08 pistols. In the opening scene in "A War of Nerves" (S3E4) Jack Archer (Samuel Oatley) draws a Luger in a pub.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
The German pilot Oberleutnant Schimmel (Peter Stark) tries to draw his Luger when he is surrounded by British soldiers.
Detective Sergeant Paul Milner (Anthony Howell) disarms Schimmel. At the left a barrel of Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* is seen.
Milner finds a Luger that's the murder weapon.
A close view at the pistol.
Oberleutnant Raimund Weiser (Anatole Taubman) fires his Luger.
Jack Archer (Samuel Oatley) aims his Luger at Derek Woodgate (David Alexander) in "A War of Nerves" (S3E4).
Archer aims at Samantha Stewart (Honeysuckle Weeks) in the same scene.
Samantha Stewart takes the pistol from Archer.

FN Model 1900

An FN Model 1900 is used by William Mason (Peter-Hugo Daly) in "A War of Nerves" (S3E4).

FN Model 1900 - .32 ACP


An M1911A1 pistol is used by Talbot Brothers' henchman (uncredited) in the final scene in "A War of Nerves" (S3E4).

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1

Submachine Guns

M1928 Thompson

In "The French Drop" (S3E1) a guard soldier in Hill House (Murray McArthur) carries a M1928 Thompson SMGs with 50-round drum magazine.

M1928 "Tommy Gun" with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP


Double Barreled Shotgun

A double barreled shotgun is carried by old farmer Curling (Trevor Cooper) in "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3).

Curling with his shotgun at night.
Curling aims his shotgun at a German pilot from the downed bomber.
Another view at the same scene.


Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III*

Many British Army and Home Guard soldiers carry Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* rifles.

Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British
A close view at the Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* business end in "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3).
A British soldier (Gus Gallagher) holds German pilot Oberleutnant Schimmel at gunpoint with his SMLE while Detective Sergeant Paul Milner (Anthony Howell) takes Schimmel's Luger P08 in "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3).
Pvt. Tom Jackson (Joe Armstrong) guards German pilots in the same scene.
A British soldier guards the POW camp in "They Fought in the Fields" (S3E3). Note that the bayonet of his rifle is in a cover.

Enfield P-14(T)

An Enfield P14(T) rifle, fitted with a Periscopic Prism Co P1918 scope, is used by Leo Maccoby (Tony Haygarth) in "The French Drop" (S3E1).

Enfield P-14(T)- .303 British
A view at the stock and typical Enfield front sight.
A sniper scope is seen.
A close view at the bolt and trigger.

Machine Guns

Hispano Mk II

Two 20-mm Hispano Mk II auto guns are mounted on Spitfire fighter planes in "Enemy Fire" (S3E2).

Hispano-Suiza HS.404 20mm with ammo drum


Bofors 40mm AA gun is briefly seen in "A War of Nerves" (S3E4).

Bofors 40mm L/60 AA gun in a wheeled trailer mounting - 40×311mmR
A Bofors is seen at the background, mounted on a Royal Navy destroyer.

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