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.


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Tanks Artillery
Infantry Ships

Avro Manchester

3d model Avro Manchester

British heavy strategic night bomber Avro Manchester. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Avro Manchester Type: RAF heavy strategic night bomber. History: Rolls-Royce’s decision in 1935 to produce a very powerful engine by fitting two sets of Peregrine… learn more

Fletcher destroyer class

destroyer McNair (DD.680)

US destroyers of Fletcher class. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Fletcher class (119 ships plus 62 ‘Later Fletchers’). Type: US destroyers, built 1940-45. History: Within the conditions of the disarmament agreements, the US Navy had been limited… learn more

Russian destroyer Silny class

Gordy class destroyer

Destroyer Silny class of the Soviet Red Navy in World War II. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Gordy and Silny class (29 and 19 ships). Type: Russian destroyer class, built 1936-1943. History: The realization that the Italian… learn more

Battleship Tirpitz

Battleship Tirpitz in Norway

Battleship Tirpitz. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model of the German warship. Battleship Tirpitz of Bismarck class. Type: Battleship. History: Similar in nearly all ways to her sister-ship battleship Bismarck, the service of battleship Tirpitz was, to every… learn more

SdKfz 124 Wespe

3D model Wespe

German self-propelled gun SdKfz 124 leFH18 on Panzer II ‘Wespe’ (‘Wasp’). Wespe (SdKfz 124, leFH18 on Panzer II) Type: Self-propelled light field howitzer on tracked carriage. History: The Wespe (Wasp) was designed by Alkett early in 1942, and was chosen… learn more

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

Sturmgeschuetz 40

3d model of StuG III G

German assault gun StuG 40 G (SdKfz 142/1) History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. StuG 40 Ausf G Type: Assault gun. History: The StuG 40 Ausf G was the last production series of the Sturmgeschutz III. Rolling… learn more

Vickers Mk VI

3D model Mk VIB

British Light Tanks Mk VIA, VIB, VIC. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Vickers Mark I-VI, VIA, VIB, VIC. Type: Light tank. History: Right after the Mk V light tanks, the Mk VI was similar in every… learn more

Hs 129

3D model Hs 129B-3/Wa

German close support and ground attack aircraft Henschel Hs 129. Henschel Hs 129 Type: Close support, ground attack and anti-tank aircraft. History: Even though there had been several models of professional close support and ground attack planes in World War… 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

Macchi C.202 Folgore

3d model C.202 Folgore

Italian Macchi C.202 Folgore fighter plane. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Macchi MC202 Folgore (Lightning). Type: Single-seat fighter plane. History: One of the best Italian fighters in the middle years of World War II was the Macchi… learn more

Type XXI U-boat

model of Type XXI U-Boat

The first true submarine Type XXI U-boat. Type XXI Type: German late-war U-boat (submarine). History: One of the most influential designs in the history of the submarine, the Type XXI was to set standards until the introduction of the nuclear… 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

Morane-Saulnier M.S.406

Model of M.S.406C-1

French single-seat fighter Morane-Saulnier M.S.406 of World War II. Morane-Saulnier M.S.406 Type: Single-seat fighter. History: Following their unique unbroken selection of parasol monoplanes Morane­-Saulnier designed the M.S.405 privately to satisfy a 1934 requirements of the French air force Armee de… learn more

Aircraft carrier Illustrious class

British carriers Illustrious, Formidable, Victorious, Indomitable. Illustrious class (4 ships: Illustrious, Formidable, Victorious, Indomitable). Type: Aircraft carrier. History: The 1936 Programme provided for the construction of two carriers for the Royal Navy. The 23,000-ton limit set by the Second London… learn more

T-26

T-26S

Russian Light Infantry Tank T-26 Type: Light tank. History: Like many other Russian tanks in the early thirties of the last century, also the T-26 was developed from a British model, which had been bought by Vickers-Armstrong. In this case,… learn more

Ju 87G Tank Buster

German anti-tank and ground attack aircraft Junkers Ju 87G Type: anti-tank and ground-attack aircraft. History: The last combat variant of the Ju 87 Stuka and successor of the Junkers Ju 87D was the Ju 87G series. This Stuka variants were… 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

Churchill tank

3D model Churchill VI

British Infantry Tank Mk IV (A22) Churchill History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Churchill tank Type: Heavy Infantry Tank Mk IV (A22). History: At the outbreak of World War II in September 1939, the prevailing opinion… learn more

Heavy cruiser Admiral Hipper

CA Bluecher

German heavy cruiser class Hipper: Admiral Hipper, Blücher, Prinz Eugen. Hipper class (3 ships: Admiral Hipper, Blücher, Prinz Eugen) Type: Heavy cruiser. History: The Treaty of Versailles forbade the construction of heavy German warships. However, 1935, the British-German Naval Treaty… learn more