Sadsacks Go to War (original title Les Bidasses s'en vont en guerre) is a 1974 French comedy directed by Claude Zidi and starring a popular French comedy quartet Les Charlots as four young soldiers who spent most of their army service under punishment for various pranks and jokes. The film is a sequel for 1971 movie The Five Crazy Boys (Les Bidasses en folie).
The following weapons were used in the film Sadsacks Go to War (Les Bidasses s'en vont en guerre):
A SACM M1935A pistol is Sgt. Bellec's (Jacques Seiler) service sidearm.
French SACM M1935A Pistol - 7.65 MAS/7.65 x 22mm Longue
Sgt. Bellec orders to attack.
He carefully moves on the farmyard with pistol in hand.
The pistol is seen best when Sgt. Bellec appears in a very embarrassing position.
FN Model 1922
In the scene of the attack on the farm a lieutenant (Jacques Robiolles) is seen with a pistol that appears to be an FN Model 1922.
The lieutenant with a pistol and a battle knife tries to lead his soldiers in attack.
During the encounter of the four friends with karate champions on the fair Jean-Guy (Jean-Guy Fechner) shows a feat of prestidigitation, drawing an M1911A1-style pistol from nowhere to threaten his opponent.
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
Some French soldiers carry MAT-49 SMGs.
MAT-49 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm
A soldier with MAT-49 is seen in the middle.
A soldier with MAT-49 at the left.
Double Barreled Shotgun
The old farmer (Georges Douking) is seen with a double barreled shotgun in several scenes.
The farmer threatens the approaching soldiers with his shotgun.
Most French soldiers carry MAS-36 rifles.
Soldiers with MAS-36s on shooting range.
The four friends with MAS-36s.
MAS-36s are seen when the four friends meet their girlfriends on the Madame Brugnon's farm.
Soldiers with MAS-36s carry ladders during the maneuvers.
Soldiers with MAS-36s on the farm.
Berthier Mle 1907-15 M34
Berthier Mle 1907-15 M34 rifles are also seen in hands of the soldiers.
Berthier Mle 1907-15 M34 - 7.5x54 mm
A soldier at the left holds a Berthier 07-15 M34 rifle.
A soldier is center is armed with a Berthier 07-15 M34.
A perfect view of Berthier 07-15 M34.
7.5 cm Pak 40
In one scene Les Charlots man a 7.5 cm Pak 40 AT gun.
7.5 cm Pak 40 anti-tank gun - 75x714mm R
The four friends stand at the gun.
The 7.5 cm Pak 40 on position.
An M8 Greyhound armoured car is seen during the maneuvers.
A Greyhound is seen at the left, behind 7.5 cm Pak 40 gun.
A close view of the turret.