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Six P.M. (V shest chasov vechera posle voyny)

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Six P.M.
(V shest chasov vechera posle voyny)
V shest chasov vechera Poster.jpg
Original Theatrical Poster
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Ivan Pyryev
Release Date 1944
Language Russian
Studio Mosfilm
Main Cast
Character Actor
Varya Pankova Marina Ladynina
Sr. Lt. Vasiliy Ivanovich Kudryashov Evgeniy Samoylov
Lt. Pavel Demidov Ivan Lyubeznov
Fenya Ariadna Lysak
Ekaterina Mikhaylovna Yelena Savitskaya

Six P.M. (original title V shest chasov vechera posle voyny ("Six O'Clock in the Evening After the War")) is a 1944 Soviet war musical film directed by Ivan Pyryev. An artillery officer Vasiliy Kudryashov (Evgeniy Samoylov) gets leave from the front to Moscow and meets Varya Pankova (Marina Ladynina). When they parted, they promise to meet at six o'clock in the evening after the war.

The following weapons were used in the film Six P.M. (V shest chasov vechera posle voyny):


Nagant M1895

During the battle in winter 1942, Sr. Lt. Vasiliy Kudryashov (Evgeniy Samoylov) is armed with a Nagant M1895 revolver. Lt. Pavel Demidov (Ivan Lyubeznov) and Varya Pankova (Marina Ladynina) carry Nagant holsters in several scenes, but these holsters seem to be flat and empty.

Nagant M1895 - 7.62x38R Nagant. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
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Kudryashov fires a Nagant at attacking German soldiers.
Demidov carries a Nagant holster.
Varya Pankova carries a Nagant holster when she is the commander of the AA machine gun crew.

Submachine Guns


Many Soviet soldiers and officers, including Sr. Lt. Vasiliy Kudryashov (Evgeniy Samoylov) and Lt. Pavel Demidov (Ivan Lyubeznov), carry PPSh-41 submachine guns.

PPSh-41 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A radio operator, accompanying Lt. Kudryashov on a sortie, carries a PPSh.
Kudryashov holds a PPSh.
Kudryashov fires the PPSh.
Demidov holds a PPSh when he leads his soldiers to the rescue of Kudryashov.


MP40 submachine guns are briefly seen in hands of German soldiers.

MP40 - 9x19mm
The barrel of the MP40 of a killed German soldier.
Two German soldiers with MP40s attack Lt. Kudryashov.
An MP40 is partially seen on the battlefield.


Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine

Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbines are weapons of the artillerymen of Kudryashov's unit (Evgeniy Morgunov, Mikhail Pugovkin and a number of uncredited ones) and the girls of the anti-aircraft machine gun crew, including Fenya (Ariadna Lysak), and unnamed ones (Lyudmila Semyonova and Aleksandra Danilova).

Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R
Crewmembers of a 45 mm AT gun carry M38 Carbines.
A good view of a carbine.
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V shest chasov vechera-Mosin38Carbine-5.jpg
The female crewmembers of the AA machine gun carry M38 Carbines.

Machine Guns and Autocannons

Maxim M1910/30 M-4

In winter 1943, Varya Pankova (Marina Ladynina), Fenya (Ariadna Lysak), and unnamed girls (Lyudmila Semyonova and Aleksandra Danilova) are crewmembers of an anti-aircraft Maxim M1910/30 M-4 quad mounting.

Maxim M1910/30 in M-4 AA quad mounting
The M-4 is mounted on the railway flatcar.
Two flatcars with M-4 mountings.
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The M-4 fires at the German planes.
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Close-ups of the quad machine gun.


An MG34 on tripod is seen in the German positions.

MG34 on tripod - 7.92x57mm Mauser
An MG34 on tripod on snow-covered German positions.
The barrel of the MG34 is seen during the combat.

Degtyaryov DT

Degtyaryov DT machine guns are mounted on the Soviet armored train.

DT machine gun - 7.62x54mm R
The barrel of a DT is seen.

25 mm M1940 (72-K)

The 25 mm M1940 (72-K) are mounted on the armored train.

25 mm automatic air defense gun M1940 (72-K) - 25x218mmSR
A 72-K autocannon is seen.
The barrel of an 72-K is seen.

Other Weapons

RGD-33 Hand Grenade

During the battle in winter 1942, Sr. Lt. Vasiliy Kudryashov (Evgeniy Samoylov) uses RGD-33 hand grenades.

RGD-33 high-explosive fragmentation stick grenade, shown with the diamond-patterned fragmentation sleeve.
Three RGD-33 grenades are seen at the right.
Kudryashov throws a grenade while two more lie on the snow.

45 mm 53-K AT Gun

In autumn 1941 Kudryashov's unit is equipped with 45 mm 53-K AT guns.

M1937 (53-K) anti-tank gun - 45 mm (1.77 in)
A horse-drawn 45 mm AT gun moves across the battlefield.
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45 mm guns on position.
A 45 mm gun in action.

76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3)

In winter 1942 Kudryashov commands a battery of 76 mm divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3).

M1942 (ZiS-3) divisional gun - 76.2 mm
Six artillery piecies of Kudryashov's battery. Two guns at the left are ZiS-3 while others that lack muzzle brakes may be ZiS-3 with removed brakes or very similar F-22USV (M1939).
The barrel of a ZiS-3 gun.


In winter 1943 Kudryashov, now a Captain, commands an armored train. A genuine armored train of NKPS-42 type is seen in the movie. It consists of two armored wagons, each armed with two 76.2 mm F-34 guns in turrets and several DT and Maxim machine guns, and two anti-aircraft flatcars, each with two 25 mm 72-K autocannons.

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Turrets with 76.2 mm guns.


A footage of a BT-5 tank is used to depict the attack of German tanks.

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