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Foyle's War - Season 8

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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 2013
No. of Episodes 3
Main Cast
Character Actor
Christopher Foyle Michael Kitchen
Samantha "Sam" Wainwright Honeysuckle Weeks
Hilda Pierce Ellie Haddington
Arthur Valentine Tim McMullan
Adam Wainwright Daniel Weyman

Foyle's War is a British detective TV series that takes place during and after World War II. The main character is Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen) who now works for MI5. The 8th season contains three episodes that take place in 1946-47.

The following weapons were used in Season 8 of the television series Foyle's War:



Webley .38 Mk IV

Webley .38 Mk IV are seen in hands of several characters in "The Cage" (S8E2). Thomas Nelson (Charles Aitken) uses a Webley in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

Webley Mk IV - .38 S&W
Colonel Galt (Jonathan Hyde) gives his revolver to Capt. McDonald (Tom Beard) in "The Cage".
Capt. McDonald (Tom Beard) holds a Webley.
Thomas Nelson with his Webley in "Sunflower".
Nelson's revolver on his bed.
Nelson holds his revolver in the flashback scene.

Webley .38 Mk IV "Duty" model

A Webley .38 Mk IV "Duty" model is seen during the opening credits in all three episodes.

Webley Mk IV, 4" barrelled "Duty" model - .38 S&W

Webley .455 Mk V

A Webley .455 Mk V is used by Capt. McDonald (Tom Beard) in the final scene in "The Cage" (S8E2).

Webley MK. V - .455 Webley
Capt. McDonald holds his revolver.
A perfect close view of the revolver.
Another view of the revolver.
Capt. McDonald puts his revolver on the table.

Velo-Dog Revolver

Samantha Wainwright (Honeysuckle Weeks) finds a Velo-Dog revolver in the apartments of a suspect in "The Eternity Ring" (S8E1).

Belgian Velo-Dog Revolver - 5.75mm Velo-Dog
Samantha finds a revolver.
She examines the gun. A folding trigger can be seen.
A muzzle can be seen.

Colt Official Police

A revolver is found near the body of Dr. Ian Ross (Rufus Wright) in "The Cage" (S8E2). This revolver is seen only partially but what is seen allows to identify it as a Colt Official Police, maybe a British service version in .38/200 caliber.

World War II British Official Police in 38 S&W(.38/200)


Tokarev TT-33

Security guards in Soviet embassy in London are armed with TT-33 in "The Eternity Ring" (S8E1).

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Post-1947 version


M1911A1 pistols are carried by US Army MPs in "Sunflower" (S8E3). The pistols are seen only in holsters, but the grips and the shape of the holsters allow to identify the gun.

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP

Luger P08

A Luger P08 is used by SS officer Karl Strasser (Lars Eidinger) in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
Strasser aims his pistol.
A close view of Luger.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk V

Sten Mk V SMGs with removed front grips are seen in hands of British soldiers in one scene in "The Eternity Ring" (S8E1).

Sten Mk V without vertical grip - 9x19mm
Soldiers in personal protective equipment aim their Stens.
Stens are seen better on a promotion still.

M1928A1 Thompson

One of the US Army MPs in the opening scene in "The Eternity Ring" (S8E1) holds an M1928A1 Thompson.

M1928A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine and early 'simplified' rear sight that would be adopted for the M1 Thompson - .45 ACP

M1A1 Thompson

Another MP in the opening scene in "The Eternity Ring" (S8E1) carries an M1A1 Thompson. M1A1s are also used by US Army soldiers in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

M1A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP
An MP at the background is armed with an M1A1.
US Army soldier fires his Thompson in "Sunflower".
A close view of the Thompson.


Several German soldiers are armed with MP40 submachine guns in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
German soldiers with Karabiner 98k and MP40 escort American POWs.
A German soldier with MP40.

Unidentified SMG

In the night scene in "The Cage" (S8E2) one of the guards in Barton Hall is armed with a submachine gun. The firearm is seen blurry due to swift motions. It slightly resemble a Thompson but the space between the pistol grip and the magazine seems to be larger that on Thompsons.



Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I

Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I rifles are seen in hands of British soldiers in "The Cage" (S8E2).

Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I - .303 British
Guards at the entrance in Barton Hall.
Guards in Barton Hall.
Capt. McDonald gives orders to the guards.
A guard at the gates.

Mauser Karabiner 98k

Several German soldiers are armed with Karabiner 98k rifles in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
German soldiers with Karabiner 98k and MP40 escort American POWs.
A German soldier with Karabiner 98k stands at the left.

M1 Garand

Some US Army soldiers are armed with M1 Garands in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06

Machine Guns

MG 34

An MG 34, mounted in a turret of an armored car, is briefly seen in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

MG 34 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
An armored car with MG 34 in turret is seen at the left.


German soldiers use MG42 machine guns in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

MG42 Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm Mauser
SS soldiers fire two MG42 on tripods.

Hand Grenades

Model 24 Stielhandgranate

Several German soldiers carry Model 24 Stielhandgranate hand grenades in the flashback scene in "Sunflower" (S8E3).

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
A German soldier with Karabiner 98k rifle carries two grenades tucked at his belt.

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