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No Way Back (Obratnoj dorogi net)

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Obratnoj dorogi net
Obratnoj dorogi net-DVD.jpg
DVD Cover
Country SOV.jpg Soviet Union
Directed by Grigori Lipshits
Release Date 1971
Language Russian
Studio Dovzhenko Film Studios
Main Cast
Character Actor
Major Toporkov Nikolay Olyalin
Yegor Gonta Aleksandr Yanvarev
Andreyev Aleksei Chernov
Galya Galina Polskikh
Lyovushkin Nikolai Merzlikin
Bertolet Igor Yasulovich
Stepan Boris Yurchenko
Solomon Berkovich Lev Lemke
Mitrokhin Valeri Malyshev

No Way Back (Obratnoj dorogi net) is a 1971 Soviet three-part made-for-TV movie about the partisan movement in Ukraine during the WWII. A group of partisans is sent to escort a supply train. But they don't know that the supply train is fake and was sent in order to identify a traitor in the partisan detachment.

The following weapons can be seen in No Way Back (Obratnoj dorogi net):


Luger P08

German officers carry the Luger P08 as their sidearm.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm. This is blank adapted movie gun.

Submachine Guns


The Germans and the partisans widely use MP38 and MP40 submachine guns.

The MP38. The sub-machine gun of the German Military Before 1940. It was still used in small quantities in 1941 and 1942.
MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
German soldier fires his submachine gun.
Major Toporkov (Nikolay Olyalin) in combat. In the holster had a Luger P08 pistol.
Yegor Gonta (Aleksandr Yanvarev) confiscates traitor´s gun and prepares to shoot him with it.
Partisan Lyovushkin (Nikolai Merzlikin) readies to fire.
Mitrokhin (Valeri Malyshev) shoots from backup.


Several partisans had in one shot also a PPS-43 submachine guns. The change occurred suddenly and only for a short time.

Soviet PPS-43 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev

Major Toporkov (Nikolay Olyalin) with this unusual gun ...
... in a firefight with the Germans.
Partisan Lyovushkin (Nikolai Merzlikin) also suddenly changed weapon.


Several partisans carry PPSh-41 submachine guns.

Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Galya (Galina Polskikh) with PPSh and Lyovushkin (Nikolai Merzlikin).
Galya provides cover fire for her commander.
Bertolet (Igor Yasulovich) ambushes enemy with PPSh in hand.
Solomon Berkovich (Lev Lemke) with his PPSh-41.


Karabiner 98k

Standard firearm of German troops is a Karabiner 98k rifle.

Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm
The soldiers holds their rifles,and their officer is equipped with an MP40.
German infantryman attacks with his rifle.

Mosin Nagant Rifle

Partisan´s group also has a one sniper and one grooms, both two are armed with a Mosin Nagant Rifles.

Full-length, Mosin Nagant M91/30 Sniper Rifle with Russian PU 3.5x sniper scope and down turned bolt handle - 7.62x54mm R
Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54R
Partisan Andreyev (Aleksei Chernov) aims at a German officer.
Bertolet (Igor Yasulovich) (left) hands his sniper rifle to Lyovushkin (Nikolai Merzlikin).
The stableman Stepan (Boris Yurchenko) carries his rifle over his shoulder...
...and takes it in hands just in case of danger.

Machine Guns

Degtyaryov DP-28

A Degtyaryov DP-28 is operated by a deputy commander Yegor Gonta (Aleksandr Yanvarev).

Degtyarev DP-28 machine gun, 7.62x54mm R
Aleksandr Yanvarev-01.jpg
Aleksandr Yanvarev-02.jpg

MG 34

German troops use MG 34 machine guns.

MG 34 7.92x57mm Mauser
An MG 34 is mounted in the sidecar.
German machine-gunner fired from one bank of the river at the fleeing partisans.

Hand Grenades

Model 24 Stielhandgranate

German soldiers and the partisans mostly use Model 24 Stielhandgranates.

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
Yegor Gonta (Aleksandr Yanvarev) with a Model 24 Stielhandgranate in his belt.
Model 24 "Geballte Ladung" ("Bundled Charge"), a common improvised version of the Model 24 consisting of one complete grenade bundled together with six grenade heads, creating a more powerful charge.
Partisan Lyovushkin (Nikolai Merzlikin) threw a bundle of grenades at the German column.

F-1 hand grenade

Partisans also use Soviet F-1 hand grenades.

F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Yegor Gonta (Aleksandr Yanvarev) holds several F1s ...
... and handles them to major Toporkov (Nikolay Olyalin).

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