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Ice Station Zebra
Ice Station Zebra is a 1968 Cold War thriller based on the novel of the same name written by Alistair MacLean (the spy author whose works have been adapted into films including Where Eagles Dare, The Guns of Navarone and Fear Is the Key). Directed by John Sturges (The Great Escape), the film focuses on the crew of the USS Tigerfish, an American nuclear submarine, which under the guise of a rescue mission is sent to the Arctic to recover a crashed Soviet spy satellite. The cast included Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, and Patrick McGoohan.
The following weapons were used in the film Ice Station Zebra:
WARNING! Minor Spoilers Ahead!
Commander James Farraday (Rock Hudson) carries a M1911A1 pistol as his sidearm.
Mr. Jones (Patrick McGoohan), a British intelligence agent that accompanies the Americans, uses a Walther PPK throughout the film.
Webley Mk IV Pocket Model
A Webley Mk IV Pocket Model is used by Boris Vaslov (Ernest Borgnine).
The U.S Marine platoon providing security for USS Tigerfish during the mission are armed with M16 rifles. 1st Lieutenant Russell Walker (Tony Bill) and Captain Leslie Anders (Jim Brown) are both prominently shown handling the M16 at various points in the film, and some Navy sailors also hold M16s when they are engaged in a standoff with Soviet troops.
The Soviet paratroopers led by Colonel Ostrovsky (Alf Kjellin) are all armed with Madsen M50 submachine guns.
Soviet paratroopers fire mortars with smoke rounds at the Americans after Farraday attempts to trick them, leading to a brief gun battle.