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

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

Panzer IV G

3d model of PzKpfw IV G

German medium tank PzKpfw IV Ausf G. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. PzKpfw IV Ausf G (SdKfz 161/1 and SdKfz 161/2) Type: German medium tank History The 1,750 PzKpfw IV Ausf G were acquired by ten separate… learn more

P-47D Thunderbolt

3d model P-47 Thunderbolt

Late models of the long-range escort fighter and fighter-bomber Thunderbolt (beginning with P-47D-25). Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (late models from D-25) Type: US fighter-bomber and long-range escort fighter. History Production of the P-47 Thunderbolt really hit its stride with the P-47D,… learn more

Panzer IV H

3d model of Panzer IV H

German medium tank PzKpfw IV Ausf H. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. Panzer IV Ausf H (SdKfz 161/2) Type: German medium tank History Of the 3,935 Panzer IV Ausf H chassis produced, 3,774 were completed as… learn more

41M Turan II

3d model of Turan II

Hungarian medium tank Turan. 41M Turan II Type: Hungarian medium tank History: Prior to WW2 , Hungary had equipped its armoured forces with AFV’s from abroad (mainly Italian CV-33 tankettes) which they then modified to suit their own purposes. In… learn more

Handley Page Halifax

3d model Handley Page Halifax Mk B III

RAF and Coastal Command heavy bomber Handley Page Halifax. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Handley Page Halifax Type: RAF and Coastal Command heavy bomber, patrol bomber, anti-submarine, cargo transport, paratroop carrier, glider tug. History Though the Handley… learn more

Me 262

3d model Me 262 A1a

German Messerschmitt jet fighter-bomber A2a and interceptor A1a. Messerschmitt Me 262 Type: German jet fighter, interceptor, fighter-bomber and night-fighter. History: In the Messerschmitt Me 262 the German aircraft industry created a potentially war-winning aircraft which could have restored to the… learn more

Hawker Tempest

3d model Hawker Tempest Mk V

British fighter-bomber Hawker Tempest. Hawker Tempest Mk V Type: British fighter-bomber. History: The Hawker Typhoon was noted for its thick wing – occasional erratic flight behaviour at high speeds was traced to compressibility (local airflow exceeding the speed of sound),… learn more

Me 109 Emil

3d model Messerschmitt Bf 109 E

German Messerschmitt Emil fighter from the Blitzkrieg and Battle of Britain. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Messerschmitt Me 109 E and T Type: German fighter plane or fighter-bomber from the Blitzkrieg and the Battle of Britain (Bf… learn more

Fairey Swordfish

3D model Fairey Swordfish

Fairey Swordfish torpedo carrier of the Royal Navy. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Fairey Swordfish Type: Torpedo carrier of the Royal Navy. History: One of the great combat aircraft of history, the well-loved Fairey Swordfish looked archaic… learn more

Me 264 America bomber

Messerschmott Me 261 V1

Messerschmitt Me 264 ‘America bomber’. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Messerschmitt Me 264 Type: Long-range bomber. History Unofficially called the ‘America bomber’, the Messerschmitt Me 264 was an unarmed long-range bomber with an exceptionally long range of 45 hours… learn more

Bombing accuracy

B-24 bombing Ploesti

Bombing accuracy of B-17 and B-24 groups in Europe. Bombing accuracy: With less than 50 per-cent cloud coverage an average B-17 Fortress Group could be expected to place 32.4% of its bombs within 1000 feet of the aiming point when… learn more

Hawker Sea Fury

Hawker Sea Fury

British Naval fighter-bomber Sea Fury. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Hawker Sea Fury Type: British carrier-based fighter-bomber. History The Hawker Sea Fury, the last British fighter aircraft with a piston engine, looks like a Hawker Tempest II.… 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

Stuka

Snow camouflaged Junkers Ju 87 B dive bomber

Stuka, German diver-bomber Junkers Ju 87 History, development, service and dive-bombing tactics, specifications, pictures and 3D model (Part I). Junkers Ju 87 Stuka Type: Two-seat German dive-bomber. History of the Stuka Ever since the end of World War One, the… learn more

Ju 87

3d model of Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka (Trop)

Junkers Ju 87 dive-bomber Service performance, pictures, 3D model and video (Part II). back to Part I: History and specifications of the Stuka Service performance of Ju 87 The Junkers Ju 87, commonly known as Stuka (short of ‘Sturzkampfbomber’, the… learn more

Dive bombing tactics

Dive attack of a Stuka

Dive bombing tactics using the example of Stuka. back to Part I: German Ju 87 Junkers dive-bomber Following the tactics employed with the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka are described in detail; the dive-bombing methods used by the twin­-engined Junkers Ju… learn more

Avro Lancaster

3d model Avro Lancaster

Avro Lancaster bomber. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Avro Lancaster Type: British heavy bomber. History: Unquestionably one of the leading significance aircrafts of WW2, as well as one of the finest planes of aviation history, the Avro… learn more

Lancaster bomber Special Mk II

3d model Lancaster Mk II

Avro Lancaster Mk II and Special, the heaviest bombers in the European theatre of war, in action during WW2. History, service performance, pictures, 3D model, video. back to Part I: Avro Lancaster Bomber (and all specifications) 3D Model Lancaster Bomber… learn more