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Marathon, The (Maratón)
The Marathon (Original title: Maratón) is a 1968 Czech black-and-white war drama directed by Ivo Novák. Against the backdrop of historical events Prague uprising in May 1945 develops a love story escaped prisoner Ruda Strecha (Jaromír Hanzlík) and rural maids Karla Zelinková (Jana Brejchová). Alongside the Red Army rushes to help Prague also the Czechoslovak military unit, whose member is Ruda's brother Jarda Strecha (Vladimír Mensík).
The following weapons were used in the film Marathon, The (Maratón):
Various characters are seen with a Luger P08 pistol.
Captain Šabatka (Radoslav Brzobohatý) carries Nagant M1895 revolver.
German soldiers and Czech insurgents, including the main characters, are seen with MP40 submachine guns.
Czechoslovak and Soviet soldiers carry PPSh-41 submachine guns.
Czech insurgents and German soldiers use mainly Karabiner 98k rifles. Also Ruda Strecha (Jaromír Hanzlík) seized this rifle as a trophy.
Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine
Some Czechoslovak soldiers are equipped with Mosin Nagant M44 carbines.
12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
Ruda Strecha (Jaromír Hanzlík) found hidden in a closet the 12 Gauge Double Barreled shotgun.
ZB26 Machine Gun
The German army add arsenal about the ZB26 Machine Guns. Those weapons capture also Czech insurgents.
Goryunov SG-43 Machine Gun
Czechoslovak troop is also armed with Goryunov SG-43 machine guns.
German troops are still equipped with older MG34 machine guns.
German gunners use mainly a MG42 submachine gun.
Model 24 Stielhandgranate
German soldiers carry a Model 24 Stielhandgranates. Also Czech insurgents them use as trophy weapons.
SPSh Flare Pistol
The Soviet officer gave a sign from a SPSh Flare pistol, that the bridge is demining.
Czech insurgents seize also some anti-tank Panzerfausts.
Czechoslovak soldiers in battle use a Vz. 52 mortar. This weapon is in WWII anachronistic.
45 mm anti-tank gun M1942 (M-42)
German defenders opened fire at a Soviet tank from a 45 mm anti-tank gun M1942 (M-42).
76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3)
In the film is seen 76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) in arsenal both warring parties.
10.5-cm-leichte Feldhaubitze 18/40
The 10.5 cm leichte FeldHaubitze 18/40.
100mm M1944 BS-3
Also Soviet 100mm M1944 BS-3 guns are a part of the German defense front of Prague.
Heavy DAK18 howitzer
German artillery deployed against Soviet tanks heavy DAK18 howitzers.
Among the German heavy weapons centered around Prague are also Jagdpanzer IV tank destroyers.
German tanks stormed the barricades in Prague. The head of is the Panzer IV.
Legendary Soviet tank T-34 No. 23 in Prague (he was next 50 years on the pedestal).