WW2 Weapons

  • Lahti L-39 Anti-Tank Rifle

    Lahti L-39 Anti-Tank Rifle
    Finnish 20mm anti-tank rifle designed used during the “winter war” of WW2. The system was designed in about 1,900 different examples and by the end of it included a fully automated L-39/44 anti aircraft variant. During the first few years of its production it was very useful to combat Soviet armor head-on but the Soviets soon increased the armor on their tanks so the L-39 was used in battlefield roles as necessary.
  • Arisaka Type 99 Bolt Action Rifle

    Arisaka Type 99 Bolt Action Rifle
    It was a standard bolt-action combat rifle that was used by the Japanese empire. It provided a reliable weapon but the closing noose of the Pacific Theater soon brought changes to the production methods. Type 99 was designed into short rifles, long rifles an airborne variant and a sniper model. produced from 1939 to 1945
  • Hawker Hurricane

    Hawker Hurricane
    In the summer skies over Britain in 1940 the Hurricane earned its place in history as the symbol of victory during the Battle of Britain. Always outnumbering its more famous counterpart, the Spitfire, the Hurricane is credited with the destruction of more German aircraft during the Battle of Britain than any other aircraft.
  • Mortar, 60mm M2 Muzzle-Loading Light Mortar

    Mortar, 60mm M2 Muzzle-Loading Light Mortar
    This light mortar served the US Marine and Army forces in WW2 and throughout the Korean and Vietnam wars, causing it to become the standard light company mortar beginning in 1940. The reason behind development was to be able to bring some portable fire support to the American infantry forces in the field that was like the portability of a hand grenade with the power of a mortar.
  • Hood Class - Battle Cruiser

     Hood Class - Battle Cruiser
    The Hood Class was supost to be the best ship Britain has ever mad, the Hood Class was one of the Queens Favorite ships, because it was a strong ship that never was defeated in a battle. However she met her match in May 1941 and was sunk by th German Battleship Bismarck and the Heavy Battlecruiser Prinz Eugen. 1415 men died as the Hood Class sunk to the bottom of the ocean.
  • Bismarck Battleship

    Bismarck Battleship
    Know for being Hitlers favorite ship, the Bismarck Battle was a strong fighter who, Hitler thought, would never sink. However after the Biskmarck Battleshipe hit Britans favorite ship, the Hood Class Battle ship, Britain hit Hitlers favorate ship ferociously and continuously untill they sunk it on May 27.
  • M-3 Halftrack

    M-3 Halftrack
    1938 the U.S. started working on the M-3 Halftrack, inspired by some of the tanks from the French, It was completed in and began prodution in 1941. It proved useful but production was stoped in 1945 because it lacked all-terain driving abilitys.
  • Pearl Harbor

    Pearl Harbor
    Pearl HarborPearl Harbor is a navy base in Hawaii. US citizend remeber the bace because of the day that the Japanese navy attacked the bace and nearly destroyed everything within it. It was bloody an unexpected to have such a fight on US soil. It also was the last straw that lead the US further into WW2 and was a great turing point in the war as they declared war on Japan and thus Germany and Italy.
  • M-4 Sherman

    M-4 Sherman
    The M-4 Sherman has a range of 100 miles and its top speed is 24 mph. arounf 48,000 were produced between 1942-1945. They were low on fire power and armer but the engine was always reliable and got alot of men out of tought spaces. The were noted as the primary tank use by the USA and were giving to US allies.
  • Bouncing Bomb Created

    Bouncing Bomb Created
    Bouncing Bomb The bouncing bomb was created by Barnes Wallis. It was a highly effective bomb that could be bounced across the surface of water, and explode. It was used against the Germans by the British, but was quickly adapted by the Germans to use as well, however, unlike the British, they weren't as successful
  • M2 FlameThrower

    M2 FlameThrower
    M2 Flamethrower The M2 Flame Thrower replaced the M1, as it was more easy to carry and more reliable. The M1 and M2 were both used in fighting against the Japanese in the war when the Japanese would pick people off in the underground bunkers they had created.
  • First Atomic Bomb Dropped

    First Atomic Bomb Dropped
    Hiroshima Bomb The first atomic bomb ever dropped in any war, was the Little Boy. The effect was devastating, and soon after America dropped yet another on the civilians of Japan on Nagasaki. At the end of the war, after viewing the full result of the blows, the bombs have not been used again.