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

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

KV heavy tank

KV-1E

Heavy tank KV: from KV-1 and KV-2 to model 1942. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures and 3D model. KV-1, KV-2, KV-3 Type: Heavy tank and howitzer. In addition to the T-34 medium battle tank and the T-40 light tank,… learn more

Torpedo boat Spica class

Spica class

Italian torpedo boats Spica class. Spica class (32 ships) Type: Italian torpedo boat. History: Like its German equivalent the Italian navy preferred the building of tiny destroyer-type escorts, generally named torpedo boats. Although an extended group of similar classes had… learn more

Mitsubishi G4M Betty

3D model Mitsubishi G4M Betty.

Japanese medium and torpedo bomber Mitsubishi G4M Betty. Mitsubishi G4M Betty G4M1 to G4M3c and G6M. Type: Japanese land-based naval torpedo bomber and missile carrier. History: Nicknamed the ‘Flying Cigar’ on account of its shape and because the fuel tanks… learn more

Matilda II

3d model of Infantry Tank Mk II, Matilda II

British Infantry Tank Mk II (A12) History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Matilda II Type: Infantry Tank Mk II (A12) History: At the time the Infantry Tank Mk I pilot model – A11E1 – was delivered, the Mechanisation… learn more

88 mm anti-tank gun Pak 43

88mm Pak 43/41

The German 88 mm Flak gun as the best anti-tank gun of World War II. History, development, service, specifications, statistics and pictures. 88 mm Flak as anti-tank gun After the Krupp company received a contract to build the 88 mm… learn more

Italian submarines 600 class

Adua and Acciaio class subs

Italian Sirena, Perla, Adua, Acciaio sub class. Sirena, Perla, Adua, Acciaio classes. Type: Italian 600 class submarines. History: Dating coming from a time of effective growth for the Italian navy’s sub arm, the 12 Sirena class subs were known as… learn more

Panzer 38(t)

3d model Panzer 38 (t) Ausf G

German ex-Czech light tank PzKpfw 38(t) History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Panzer 38 (t) Type: Light tank History: The Panzer 38 (t) was, in fact, the Czech LT Vz 38 which was produced for the Wehrmacht after… learn more

BM-13N Katyusha

3d model of BM-13N Katyusha

Russian Studebacker truck-mounted rocket-launcher BM-13N Katyusha Katyusha Rocket Launcher BM-13N. Type: Truck-mounted rocket launcher. History: The first self-propelled artillery weapons produced in quantity in Russia were not guns at all but novel rocket weapons. In June 1938, GAU had authorized… learn more

Il-2M3 Stormovik

3D model Stormovik

Russian close support and ground attack aircraft Ilyushin Il-2M3 Stormovik. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Ilyushin Il-2 Stormovik. Type: Close support and ground attack aircraft. History: ‘It is at least as essential to the Red Army as… 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

B-25 Mitchell

3D model B-25J Mitchell

US medium and attack bomber North American B-25 Mitchell. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. North American B-25 Mitchell. Type: Medium bomber and attack aircraft. History: Named in honour of the fearless US Army Air Corps officer who… learn more

Horten Ho IX

3d model Gotha Go 229

German jet bomber Horten Ho IX (Gotha Go 229) History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Gotha Go 229, Horten Ho IX. Type: German jet bomber, jet fighter-bomber and jet fighter. History The Horton Ho IX twin-jet… learn more

Hawker Typhoon

3D model Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B

British fighter-bomber Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B Type: British fighter-bomber. History: The Hawker Typhoon ‘s early life was almost total disaster. Though the concept of so big… 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

Ar 234 Blitz

3d model of Arado Ar 234B-2 Blitz

World’s first jet bomber Arado Ar 234 Blitz. Arado Ar 234 Blitz. Type: world’s first jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft. History: As the world’s first jet bomber and reconnaissance aircraft the Ar 234 Blitz (Lightning) spearheaded Germany’s remarkably bold introduction… 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

Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2

3d model Supermarine Spitfire Mk I A

British fighter plane Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2 from the Battle of Britain. Supermarine Spitfire Mk I – 2. Type: British fighter plane. History: Possibly the most famous combat aircraft in history, the Supermarine Spitfire was designed by the… learn more

Stalin tank

3d model of Stalin 3 tank

Russian heavy Stalin tanks IS 2 and IS 3 Stalin 3 tank, Stalin 2 tank – Iosef Stalin IS 1, IS 2, IS 3 . Type: Russian heavy tank. History: During the summer fighting of 1943, Kotin’s design teams developed… learn more

Hawker Hurricane

3d model Hawker Hurricane I

British fighter plane and fighter-bomber Hawker Hurricane Hawker Hurricane I to XII, Sea Hurricane IA to XIIA. Type: British fighter planes; later, fighter-bomber, tank buster and ship-based fighter. History: Until well into 1941 the Hawker Hurricane was by far the… learn more