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Izhora Battalion (Izhorskiy batalyon)
Izhora Battalion (original title Izhorskiy batalyon) is a 1972 Soviet war movie directed by Gennadiy Kazanskiy. It depicts the story of a volunteer battalion, formed from the workers of Izhora Plant in Leningrad, and its participation in the Battle for Leningrad in Autumn-Winter 1941.
The following weapons were used in the film Izhora Battalion (Izhorskiy batalyon):
Nagant M1895 revolvers are seen in hands of Red Army commanders.
Some Soviet soldiers carry PPSh-41 SMGs.
A PPD-40 SMG is briefly seen in one scene.
Some German soldiers are armed with MP38 SMGs.
German soldiers also use MP40s.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Most Soviet soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles, often with bayonets.
Mosin Nagant M1891
Mosin Nagant M1891 Infantry rifles are also seen.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 Sniper Rifle
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 sniper rifles are seen in several scenes.
Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine
Some Soviet soldiers carry Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbines.
Ross Sporterized Rifle
In the scene when the volunteers are given weapons, Kolya Matveyev (Viktor Zhukov) receives a rifle that appears to be a sporterized version of Ross Rifle.
Out of time and out of place AKMS are main firearms of Wehrmacht infantry.
While patrolling the territory of Izhora Plant, the old worker Ivan (Boris Chirkov) is armed with an IZh-17 shotgun.
Mosin Nagant/Frolov Shotgun
Another old worker Pavel carries a gun that appears to be a Mosin Nagant/Frolov Shotgun.
DP-27 light machine guns are used by Soviet soldiers.
Maxim M1910/30 machine guns are also used by Soviet soldiers.
An MG34 is briefly seen during the German attack.
Soviet soldiers carry RGD-33 hand grenades in several scenes.
In one scene an old worker Ivan (Boris Chirkov) uses an RG-14/30 hand grenade.
85-mm 52-K AA Gun
76.2-mm ZIS-3 Field Gun
Several armoured cars are seen in the film. They are specially build replicas of improvised armoured cars, nicknamed Brontosaurus, that were built on Izhora Plant in Autumn 1941. They were armed with a 45-mm tank gun and two Degtyaryov DT machine guns. The replica cars fire a main gun and two machine guns but it's impossible to say what real armament they carry.
Genuine German Pz. III tanks are seen in one scene.