Weaponry

Weaponry of World War II

Weaponry of WW2 is the online source about the tanks, guns, artillery, fighter and bomber planes as well as warships of the Allies and the Axis powers during World War II. The weapon systems from Germany, US, Britain, Russia, Japan, Italy and other nations will be found details about their history, specifications, pictures and a 3D model.

This weaponry collection is regularly extended and updated. Many of the weapons are or will be in the future an integral part of the strategy game WW2 Total and the information and specifications are also used for the ongoing development.


Weaponry Categories
Fighters Bombers
Tanks Artillery
Infantry Ships
Supremacy 1914

Ju 52/3m

3D model of Ju 52/3mg9

German transport plane Junkers Ju 52/3m. History, development, service and dive-bombing tactics, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Junkers Ju 52/3m Type: Passenger and freight transport; also bomber, reconnaissance, mine countermeasures, casualties evacuation and glider tug. History Often called ‘Tante Ju’… learn more

Panzer 3

German medium battle tank Panzerkampfwagen III Ausf G, H, J with 5cm KwK L/42 gun. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Panzerkampfwagen III Type: medium battle tank. History: The Panzer 3 (PzKpfw III or Panzerkampfwagen III) had… learn more

M4 Sherman

3d model of M4A3 Sherman

US M4 Sherman medium tank series with 75mm gun of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. M4 Sherman Type: US medium army tank. History: Development of the medium tank M3 Lee/Grant were definitely carried out as… learn more

Browning 0.5in heavy machine guns

Browning 0.5in M2 heavy machine-gun

Browning 0.5inch (12.7mm) heavy machine guns. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3d-model. here to the predecessor Browning M1917 and M1919. Browning M1921, M2 Type: Heavy machine gun. History Since the first heavy 0.5inch machine gun was produced by Browning… learn more

Messerschmitt Bf 109

3D model Messerschmitt Bf 109 G

Most-built German single-seat fighter plane of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschmitt Bf 109 Bf 109 B,C,D,E,F,G,H and K-Series, S-99 and 199, Ha-1109-1112 Origin: Bayerische Flugzeugwerke, 1938 {renamed|relabeled} Messerschmitt AG; {very|really} {widely|extensively} subcontracted {throughout|all over} German-controlled… learn more

Battlecruiser Dunkerque

French battlecruiser Dunkerque in the port of Marseilles

History of the French battlecruiser Dunkerque and its proper use at World of Warships. Dunkerque, Strasbourg Type: Battlecruiser. History These French battlecruisers were built between 1932 and 1938. Since 1926 a replacement for the outdated Dreadnought battleships of the Courbet… learn more

P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt

3d model Republic P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt

Early ‘Razorback’ versions of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt escort fighter. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Republic P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt Type: US escort fighter and fighter-bomber. History: The Republic P-47 ‘Razorback’ Thunderbolt was an out­standing fighter, both in… learn more

Lavochkin La-5, La-7

La-5FN

Russian fighter plane Lavochkin La-5 and La-7. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Lavochkin La-5, La-5FN, La-7 and La-7U. Type: Russian fighter plane. History: Though the 1938 LaGG-3 was not a particularly distinguished aircraft, several outstanding combat aircraft… learn more

Bazooka

Anti-tank rocket launcher 2.36 inch M1 ‘Bazooka’. History, development, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. 2.36 inch M1 Bazooka Type: Anti-tank rocket launcher. History As early as 1918, the American scientist and experimenter Goddard developed a small rocket launcher from… learn more

Macchi C.205V Veltro

3d model Macchi C205V Veltro

Macchi C.205V Veltro, the best Italian fighter plane of WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Macchi C205V Veltro Type: Italian single-seat fighter. History: The birth of the best Italian fighter plane of WW2, the Macchi C.205V Veltro… learn more

Kyushu J7W1 Shinden

J7W1 Shinden

Japanese canard type interceptor ‘Shinden’ (‘Magnificent Lightning’). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Kyushu J7W1 Shinden Type: Japanese canard type interceptor. History: As the war wore on, Japan’s need for a high-performance fighter to intercept the USAAF B-29… learn more

Bren

British light machine gun BREN Mk I-IV. History, development, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Bren Type: light machine gun. History The British soldiers who had ever used the Bren machine gun only spoke praiseworthy words about it – and… learn more

Tu-2

Tupolev Tu-2

Russian attack bomber Tupolev Tu-2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Tupolev Tu-2 Type: Attack bomber. History The Tupolev Tu-2 remained in produc­tion from 1942 to 1948. As a medium bomber it was second only to the Pe-2… learn more

de Havilland Vampire

3d model De Havilland Vampire

British jet fighter planes De Havilland Vampire DH 100. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. De Havilland Vampire DH 100 Type: British jet fighter planes. History: The de Havilland Vampire was the first true design for a British… learn more

Penetration Tank Ammunition

German tank ammunition

Penetrability of tank ammunition in the Second World War (Part II): Problems of calculated values for armor-piercing shells compared to the test results. Here to Part I: Firepower of tanks in the Second World War. Problems with Muzzle velocity Therefore,… learn more

Me 109 Gustav in foreign service

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G series in foreign service. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschmitt Bf 109 Gustav in foreign service. Type: German single-seat fighter. Foreign service and manufacture of the Bf 109 Gustav series was fairly widespread.… learn more

Firepower of Tanks

Crusader tank with 6-pounder

Firepower of tanks in the Second World War: Historical test results compared to calculated values of the penetration power of armour-piercing shells. For military War Games, conflict simulations and also in computer games, the ability of a weapon system or… learn more

Yak-9U

Yak-9U

Russian Yakovlev Yak-9U fighter plane in Korea and WW2. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Yakovlev Yak-9U Type: Russian fighter plane in Korea and of WW2. History: The Yak-9D played a leading role in wrestling air-superiority on the… learn more

Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu

Japanese floatplane fighter aircraft N1K1 Kyofu (Allied code-name ‘Rex’). History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu Type 11 ‘Rex’. Type: Japanese WW2 floatplane fighter aircraft. History: The N1K1 Kyofu was the floatplane fighter from which the… learn more

Luger Pistol 08

Luger Parabellum Model 1908, the most widely used pistol in the German army from World War 1 to 1942. History, development, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3d model. Parabellum Model 1908 Type: Self-loading pistol. History The 9-mm Parabellum Model 1908 is… learn more