M3 Grease Gun

3d model of the M3A1 Grease Gun.

US sub-machine gun M3 Grease Gun. US M3 Grease Gun Type: Sub-machine gun. History: The American M3 ‘Crease Gun’ was the equivalent of the British Sten, German MP40 and Russian PPSh, for it was designed for mass production. It was… learn more

PPS SMG

3D model of PPS-43

Russian sub-machine guns PPS-43 and PPS-42 PPS-43, PPS-42 Type: Sub-machine guns. History: This was the third standard sub-machine gun adopted by the Red Army during the war, and was designed by A I Sudarev. In view of the Soviet system… learn more

Rifle 43

German self-loading rifle Gewehr 43

German self-loading rifle Gewehr 43 and predecessor G-41. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Self-loading rifle 43 (Md 43, G-43), Md 41 M, Md 41 W Type: semi-automatic infantry rifle and sniper rifle. Gewehr (rifle) 41 Already around the turn… learn more

Type 100

3D model Type 100/40

Type 100/40 and 100/44. Japanese sub-machine gun Type 100. Type: Japanese sub-machine gun. History: Sub-machine gun development in Japan was curiously neglected until about 1935, after which an experimental model was produced and tested. But there appears to have been… learn more

Mannlicher-Carcano M1891

Mannlicher-Carcano

Italian infantry rifle Modello 91. Mannlicher-Parravicino-Carcano Modello 91 Type: Italian infantry rifle. History: This basic Italian army rifle was developed at the Turin Army Arsenal in 1890 and the names given to it tend to be a little misleading. In… learn more

Lee-Enfield Rifle 303 No.4 Mark 1

3d model of a Tommy with Enfield rifle

British infantry rifle of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Lee-Enfield rifle 303 No.4 Mark 1 . Type: British infantry rifle . History: The well-known Lee-Enfield rifle began its service with the British Army in 1895 and… learn more

Thompson sub-machine gun

3d model of Thompson M1.

US SMG Thompson M1A1, M1, M1928. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Thompson M1A1, M1, M1928. Type: Submachine gun History: The Auto-Ordnance Corporation was founded in America in 1916 with the intention of developing a variety of… learn more

M1 Garand

3d model M1 Garand with bayonet

US rifle cal .30 M1 Garand History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. M1 Garand, US rifle cal .30 Type: Automatic infantry rifle. History John C. Garand first produced a repeating rifle for trial in 1920, but it used… learn more

German Volkssturm Weapons

Volkssturmkarabiner VG-45

The arming of the German Volkssturm (People’s Storm, the equivalent of the British Home Guard) in the last war phase. Volkssturm rifle VG-1, VG-2, Volkssturm carbine VG-45, MP 3008. The German Volkssturm was mainly intended to fight tanks and was… learn more

BAR

BAR

BAR – Browning Automatic Rifle, US light machine gun or assault rifle. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) Type: heavy automatic rifle or light machine gun. Browning M1918 in World War One In February… learn more

Panzerschreck

3d model of Panzerschreck

88 mm Raketen Panzerbuchse 54 anti-tank rocket launcher Panzerschreck or Ofenrohr. Panzerschreck 88 mm Raketen Panzerbuchse 54, Ofenrohr. Type: Anti-tank rocket launcher. History: Panzerschreck (Tank Terror) or Ofenrohr (Stovepipe) was a shoulder fired rocket launcher inspired by the US Army’s… learn more

MG34

3d model MG34

Germans standard machine gun MG34 Maschinengewehr MG34 Type: Machine guns History: In 1930 the Solothurn Company of Switzerland produced a machine gun known as the MG30, which they offered to the German Army. It was a very advanced design which… learn more

Vickers Gun

Vickers Gun

British Vickers machine-gun from both World Wars. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Vickers Gun Type: heavy machine-gun. History Great Britain was among the first countries where the Maxim machine-gun was introduced after a demonstration in 1887. The construction was… learn more

Sten Gun

3d model Sten Mk 2

British machine carbine Marks 1-5. Sten gun, machine carbine Marks 1-5 Type: sub-machine gun History In the summer of 1940 the British Government began to look seriously at the sub­machine gun question, and in August a decision was taken to… learn more

Panzerfaust

3d model Panzerfaust 60

One-shot recoilless anti-tank launcher. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Panzerfaust 30, 60, 100, 150, 250. Type: light, one-shot recoilless anti-tank launcher History: The appearance of heavy Russian tanks KV-1 and T-34 in 1942 led to a demand… learn more

StG-45 and successors

Sturmgewehr 45 (StG-45)

StG-45 or Sturmgewehr 45 (assault rifle) and its modern successors G3, CETME, HK33, G36. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Sturmgewehr 45 (StG-45) Type: automatic rifle. History Towards the end of World War II all armed forces had recognized the… learn more

PIAT

PIAT

Projector Infantry Anti-Tank (PIAT) of the British Army in World War II. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3d model. Projector Infantry Anti-Tank (PIAT) Type: light anti-tank weapon. History The ‘Projector Infantry Anti-Tank’ became known under the short name… learn more

Springfield M1903

3d model of Springfield rifle.

US Rifle cal. 30, Springfield M1903 History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, and 3D model. Springfield M1903, US rifle cal .30 Type: Infantry rifle. History: Although the M1 Garand was the standard rifle of the US Army during WW2 ,… learn more

FG-42

FG-42

German Parachute Troops Automatic Assault rifle FG-42 (Fallschirmjagergewehr 42; FjG42). FG-42 (Fallschirmjagergewehr 42, FjG42) Type: Automatic assault rifle. History: When the MP43 development began, the German Parachute Troops took an interest in it, since they felt that a selective-fire weapon… learn more

Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42

3D model of FG42

German Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 (FG-42, FjG42) Part II. back to Part I: FG 42 (Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42) Manufacture and service of the Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 For the Fallschirmjaegergewehr 42 (parachute gun 42) most of the parts were punched from sheet metal. The first… learn more