World War 2 Weapons

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Whitehall memorial commissioned by the Royal Tank Regiment
Whitehall memorial commissioned by the Royal Tank Regiment
Women of WW2
Women of WW2

World War 2 Timeline

In September 1931, Japan invaded Manchuria under false pretexts and captured it from China.

In 1933, Adolf Hitler became the leader of Germany, and under Nazi power, Germany began to rearm and pursue new foreign policy by demanding the cession territories which were historically a part of Germany.

In July 1937, Japan invaded the mainland of China, and bombed Shanghai and Guangzhou.

In Europe, Germany and Italy, began a hostile and aggressive fight over foreign policies, to which the United Kingdom and France attempted to solve diplomatically with appeasement.

In September 1939, Germany invaded Poland in cooperation with the Soviet Union, causing the war in Europe to follow. Although, the French and British hoped to appease Hitler, they did not declare war at first, but when Hitler failed to respond, they declared war. But, throughout the winter of '39 and '40, no one was willing to engage the other; this period is now known as the Phoney War.

In the spring of 1940, Germany captured Denmark and Norway.

In the summer of 1940, Germany captured France and the Low Countries.

In June 1940, Italy declared war, and the Italian Army attacked France.

In 1940, Japan invaded French Indochina, and the United States, Great Britain, and the Netherlands put economic sanctions on the country

In June 1941, Germany invaded the Soviet Union, which brought the Soviet Union into alliance with the United Kingdom.

In December 1941, launched simultaneous attacks against the United States at Pearl Harbor and British assets in Southeast Asia. Four days later, Germany declared war on the United States.

In 1942, Japan suffered its first major defeat against U.S. forces in the Battle of Midway. German forces in Africa were being pushed back by Anglo-American forces, and Germany's offense in the Soviet Union had ceased.

In 1943, Germany suffered great losses at Stallingrad and Kursk. They were expelled from Africa, while their Allied forces were driven northward through Sicily and Italy.

In September 1943, Italy signed the Italian Armistice.

In 1944, German troops were forced out of Russia and were pushed into Poland and Romania. The Western Allies invaded Europe's mainland, liberating France and the Low Countries, while reaching Germany's western borders. At the same time, while Japan launched a successful offensive in China, in the Pacific, their navy suffered great losses as American forces captured airfields within bombing range of Tokyo.

In 1945, the war ended when the Soviet Union invaded Manchuria and the United States dropped atomic bombs on Japanese mainland. Leaving the Soviet Union and the United States as the world's two leading superpowers

WW2 Weapons

Since so many different countries were pulled into the worldwide war, different technology was used per the different countries. As, not every country was a military equal, various weapons including pistols and handguns, rifles, machine guns, submachine guns, anti-tank weapons, flamethrowers, grenades, and grenade dischargers, were used.

M1917 Revolver
M1917 Revolver
M2 Browning Maching Gun
M2 Browning Maching Gun
Soliders with the Bazooka
Soliders with the Bazooka

American WW2 Weapons

The United States held out of the war as long as it could. When Japan attacked the base at Pearl Harbor, the U.S. officially entered the war as one of the three Allies. The United States used various weapons of choice throughout their stay in the war. Some of the more common weapons are listed below.

Pistols and Handguns:

  • M1917 Revolver
  • Smith & Wesson M&P
  • Colt M1911/A1
  • Colt General Officer's Model (only issued to General Officers)

Rifles:

  • M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle
  • M1 Garand
  • M1 Carbine
  • M1903 Sringfield

Machine Guns:

  • Browning M1919 Medium Machine Gun
  • Browning M1917A1 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Browning M2 Heavy Machine Gun

Submachine Guns:

  • Thompson M1928, M1928A1, M1, M1A1
  • M3/A1 'Grease Gun'

Anti-Tank Weapons:

  • M1/A1 "Bazooka"

Grenades:

  • MK2 Fragmentation Hand Grenade

US WW2 Weapons

Walther P38
Walther P38
Karabiner 98K
Karabiner 98K
German soldier with Raketen-Panzerbuchse 43
German soldier with Raketen-Panzerbuchse 43

German WW2 Weapons

Nazi Germany was one of the main factors in the Second World War. They were just one of the three countries that composed the Axis Powers. The German military used a variety of weapons during WW2 to include various pistols, rifles, machine guns, and other weapons. The more commonly used weapons are listed below.

Pistols and Handguns:

  • Walther P38
  • Luger P08
  • Selbstaldepistole Modell 1932 full auto pistol
  • Walther PP, PPK

Rifles:

  • Mauser Karabiner 98 Kurz

Machine Guns:

  • Maschinengewehr 1934 (MG 34)
  • Maschinengewehr 1942 (MG 42)

Submachine Guns:

  • Maschinenpistole 1938/1940 (MP-38/40)

Anti- Tank Weapon:

  • Panzerfaust
  • Raketenpanzerbüchse "Panzerschreck"
  • Panzerbüchse 38 & Panzerbüchse 39
  • Raketen-Panzerbüchse 43 (Dolly)

Grenades:

  • Model 24 Stielhandgranate Offensive Hand Grenade
  • Model 43 Stielhandgranate Offensive Hand Grenade
  • Model 39 Stielhandgranate Offensive Hand Grenade
  • Spilttering

Beretta M1934
Beretta M1934
Carcano M1891
Carcano M1891

Italian WW2 Weapons

Fascist Italy was a second wheel on the Axis, and was, also, played a strong part in World War 2. Their more common weapons tended to lean towards guns handguns, rifles, and machine guns.

Pistols and Handguns:

  • Beretta Modello 1934
  • Beretta Modello 1935
  • Glisenti M1910

Rifles:

  • Carcano M1891
  • Carcano M1891 Moschetto da Cavelleria (Cavalry Carbine)
  • Carcano M1891 TS Moschetto per Truppe Speciali (Special Troop Carbine)
  • Carcano M1938 Carbine

Machine Guns:

  • Breda Modell 30
  • Breda Modello 1937
  • Fiat-Revelli Modello 1914
  • Fiat-Revelli Modello 1935

Submachine Guns:

  • Breretta Modello 1918
  • Moshchetto Automatico Beretta 1938
  • FNAB-43
  • TZ-45

Hand Grenades:

  • Bomba a Mano mod. 35
  • Bomba a Mano mod. 42

Nambu Pistol
Nambu Pistol
Type 96 Light Machine Gun
Type 96 Light Machine Gun
Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun
Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun

Japanese WW2 Weapons

The third country in the three Axis powers was Imperial Japan. Japan invaded the French Indochina, launched attacks on the United States, and attacked British assets in Southeast Asia. Japan, although successful throughout the war, lost as America dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese mainland.

Pistols and Hand Guns:

  • Nambu Type 14
  • Type 26
  • Nambu Type 94

Rifles:

  • Type 38 Rifle
  • Type 2 Rifle
  • Type 38 Cavalry Rifle
  • Type 99 Rifle
  • Type 97 Sniper Rifle
  • Type 44 Cavalry Rifle

Machine Guns:

  • Type 11 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 96 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 97 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 99 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 4 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun

Flamethrower:

  • Type 93
  • Type 100

Grenades:

  • Type 10 Fragmentation Hand/Discharger Grenade
  • Type 91 Fragmentation Hand/Discharger Grenade
  • Type 97 Fragmentation Grenade
  • Type 99 Hand/ Rifle Fragmentation Grenade

Grenade Dischargers:

  • Type 10
  • Type 89

Weird WW II Weapons

Tokarev TT-33
Tokarev TT-33
Tokarev SVT-40
Tokarev SVT-40
F1 Fragmentation Hand Grenade
F1 Fragmentation Hand Grenade

Soviet Union WW2 Weapons

The Soviet Union was another Allied country. With the United States, the Soviet Union came out of the war as one of the two leading superpowers. To gain this notable title, they used weapons such as those that have been listed below.

Pistols and Handguns:

  • Nagant M1895
  • Tokarev TT-30/TT-33

Rifles:

  • Mosic-Nagan M1891/30, M1938, M1944
  • Tokarev SVT-38, SVT-40

Machine Guns:

  • DP-28 Light Maching Gun
  • Maxim PM1910 Medium Machine Gun
  • DShK 1938 Heavy Machine Gun

Submachine Gun:

  • PPD-40
  • PPSh-41
  • PPS-43

Anti-Tank Weapons:

  • PTRD-41 (Bolt action Anti-Tank Rifle)
  • PTRS-41 (Semi-Automatic Anti-Tank Rifle)

Flamethrowers:

  • ROKS-2
  • ROKS-3

Grenades:

  • F1 Fragmentation Hand Grenade
  • RGD-33 Fragmentation Hand Grenade
  • RG-41 Anti-Tank Hand Grenade
  • RG-42 Fragmentation Hand Grenade
  • RPG-6 HEAT (High Explosive Anti-Tank) Hand Grenade
  • RPG-43 HEAT (High Explosive Anti-Tank) Hand Grenade

Colt M1911
Colt M1911
Lewis Light Machine Gun
Lewis Light Machine Gun
PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)

United Kingdom WW2 Weapons

The third Allied country, was the United Kingdom. To which weapons they commonly used were various handguns, machine guns, and grenades.

Pistols and Handguns:

  • Enfield Revolver No. 2 MK.1
  • Webley Mk.VI (.455) & Mk.IV (.38/200)
  • Smith & Wesson "Victory"
  • Browning FN-Inglis No. 2 Mk.1 Pistol
  • Colt M1911/A1

Rifles:

  • Lee Enfield SMLE's
  • Pattern 14 (P14) "No. 3"

Machine Guns:

  • Bren Ligh Machine Gun
  • Lewis Light Machine Gun
  • Vickers Medium Machine Gun

Submachine Guns:

  • Sten
  • Lanchester
  • Thompson M1928, M1928/A1, M1, M1A1

Anti-Tank Weapons:

  • PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
  • Rifle, Anti-Tank, .55 in, Boys

Flamethrowers:

  • No. II Mk.II Flamethrower "Lifebuoy"

Grenade:

  • No. 36M Mk.I (Fragmentation Hand/Rifle Grenade; "Mills Bomb")
  • Grenade, Rifle No. 68 AT- HEAT anti-tank rifle grenade
  • No. 69 Mk.I Bakelite Concussion Hand Grenade
  • No. 73 Anti-tank hand grenade "Thermos Grenade"
  • No. 74 ST Grenade "Sticky Bomb"- anti-tank hand grenade
  • No. 75 Anti-tank Hand Grenade "Hawkins Grenade"/ "Hawkins Mine"
  • No. 76 Special Incendiary Phosphorus Hand Grenade
  • No. 77 White Phosphorus Hand Grenade
  • No. 82 Anti-tank Hand Grenade "Gammon Grenade/ Bomb"

Aftermath of World War 2

After the end of the war, many British crown colonis and Dutch territories claimed their independence.

New nations and alliances were formed throughout Asia and Africa.

The Philippines were granted their independence from the United States in 1946.

Poland redrew its boundaries to inlude portions of pre-war Germany, and to exclude most of the areas taken by the Soviet Union.

Germany was split into four zones of occupation, and the three zones under the Western Allies was reconstituted as a constitutional democracy.

Europe was informally split into Western and Soviet spheres of influence.

In 1945, the allied nations, formed the United Nations in order to minimize future conflicts.

In 1952, a peace treaty was signed between Japan and the United States.

And, after the war China's international status was enhanced as they no longer had Imperial Japan interfering.

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howtoguides2learn 4 years ago from Chennai, India

Nice list of WW2 weapons. have pinned it.


jack wilshire 4 years ago

hey!

this website is so interesting!!!!Really didn't know history could be intreging.Helped me with trying to know everything when my arsenal teamate almunia asked me!

thxs

from J.W of arsenal


dont wanna say 4 years ago

amazing website!!!

nearly no failures and very factual.Clearly you've put a lot of effort into this page!learnt a lot more bout guns for my project!!!!!!!!!!

thxs a lot for your help!


tomogun 4 years ago

Great Britain as the third of the allies?? maybe needs re-wording. Seeing as we were there pretty much from the start along with the French, Russians, Australians, Polish etc


shawn 4 years ago

it is so good this website


matt 4 years ago

This really helped my WW2 progect


Haydn 5 years ago

This Website Rocks It Just Help Finsh a History Project About Wepons Of WWII :)Congrats On Making This Website Who Ever u Are :D


jeremy wall 5 years ago

i have a uw unidentified rifle stock that someone gave to me i have no clue what it is but it has a compartment on the but of the stock that slides open an it has a lil rag in it, no markings or anything help


jerry o 5 years ago

my uncle is 93 yrs young. he is very active, He served with the 82nd airborne 508, and im taking him to his reunion this oct. at fort benning ga.and does he have some stories...i served in vietnam two tours and i wouldn't have traded places with him on a bet. God bless all vets


your face 5 years ago

thanks my heritage project is complete


juddo74 5 years ago

Very well done site, very informative, everybody I know says I know just about everything there is to know about world war 2 and the holocaust but I just know about the big (and small) events in it. Just one note for Tyler about germans fighting Americans, don't forget here in Britain we were fighting the Germans from day 1 in both world wars.


donald 5 years ago

thx for this im an 8tb grader and Im using this in my report.

ive looked at other sites but urs rocks!

thx again


tyler 5 years ago

Wow GERMAN 2 WARS AGAINST us Americas in we still won i wonder why?


Michael 5 years ago

I love how these little kids go on saying they know all these weapons like they looked it up, but they really just play to much Call of Duty World at War.


bill force 5 years ago

You forgot the T100 Japanese submachine gun.


Alaa  5 years ago

Well I love to know some informations about WWII sprcially the real events in Stalingrad when Vassili Zaitsev killed many of German Soldiers and Snipers.

So for this,I bought Call of Duty 5 game (World At War) which is about WWII and I'm picking always Vassili's Sniper Rifle which is MOSIN-NAGANT and I'm playing online on Play Station 3 Network.

This is my online ID on PS3 :- (I-SniperElite).Add me.


Aryianna 5 years ago

I am in 8th Grade and I am doing a 5 page report on this stuff and this page really helped. :)


Jess 5 years ago

Thanks for the info I love WW2 and it's history. I love to know about the guns.


Pedro 5 years ago

Nice, I'm using this for a Final Project in High School, all rights reserved to you.

Great Information.

-Thanks


oogabooga 6 years ago

The U.S did have snipers but they were rarely used because people during the war thought they were pointless they started being used during the vietnam war.


aceofaces 6 years ago

this is awesome and dude with the rifle with gold plated swasticas it is a lot bro and leafbrain is stupid as well


you can't know :) 6 years ago

american's had no snipers? dang, how did we win, the m1 garand? really?


JOe 6 years ago

I have a ww2 nazi rifle with a gold plate on the butt with swatsticas on it. does anyone know the value


travis jewell 6 years ago

u forgot the German stg 44 and the awesome fg42


conorw5 6 years ago

wow thanks this really helped me with my history project!!!


Kevin Schofield 6 years ago

Thanks for a great hub. Lots of facts and sobering info. I've fired a bren and a Lee Enfield .303 on the firing range, so can appreciate the devastating effects these firearms can inflict. kind regards, Kev.


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blackhatworld 6 years ago from Belize

wow so much info. thanks very much.


Thanks 6 years ago

Dude this site is so amazing... i have almost all the info i need now


truth 6 years ago

not bad ive studied wars and watnot for years and you did a pretty googd summary of ww2 and i think uve helped a lot of people and yal other guys that added on great job


Student 6 years ago

WOW! This is really amazing! You really helped me out with my World War II project! ^.^


comandocody44 6 years ago

what about th m40smg


WKoppin 6 years ago from Michigan

Glaring weakpoint if were going for a complete list here (unless I missed something. No Mp43/44 (or Stg44) important automactic rifle on the road to the modern be-all assualt rifle, which in all honsety your could say that it was. I understand you could mean by "commonly used" but the Mp44 was assigned in large numbers to several units, and indded one could argue that it's inevitable capture in copious amounts by the Russians may have led to the development of the Ak-47. Otherwise the Germans are also missing the other two automatic rifles used, The Gewher 41, and 43, as well as the FG42 Fallsichjeager (German Paratrooper) assault rifle. That last one is dissmisable as it's comparataively few numbers would fall out of "common." The number of weaons under the Jappanese "Machineguns" is appreciable subtantial, considering that sometiems people seem to assume they just screamed Banzi and ran at you with a sword.


Apfelstrudel 6 years ago

thnx! helped a lot with making my quiz on sporcle about world war 2 guns. But isn't type 100 a japanese sub-machinegun? (cod5)


swastakowey 6 years ago

Soviet union was awsum! they had kewl hats lol. i also thought they had sum ov da kewlist guns in WW2. unfortunately there massive loss of life in russia because of incompetent commanders and or Commissars. :(. i also liked there penal leigons (forgot what they where called) it wouldive worked if they had cared more for there troops and gave them second chances. any ways russia bet germany so UUURRRAAAHHH the red army.


THE BIG J 6 years ago

WOW I LOVED THIS IT WAS AWSUM I LOVE WW2


WW2 6 years ago

You forgot that most germans used a MP-40 and germany can kick any armies butt in ww2 its hitlars faughlt if they had a smart leader would have done better tactics


awesome man 6 years ago

leafbrain1112 sucks. that was an awesome article and it helped my projct a lot!!!


German Reichstagger 39 7 years ago

Huge hub man! I used weapons like the Walther PP/PPK and the Colt M1911/A1 from your hub for my narrative on World War 2. You Rock Man, Thanks for the info.


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WWIIBuff 7 years ago from USA

Superb, I know a lot about WWII small arms but had no idea about Italian weaponry, thank you!


gunnerarmydude 7 years ago

this was an awesome website for research and history


Need For Speed Carbon 67 7 years ago

Good Hub and stuff just one thing, why didn't you include the M1919 Bazooka on Anti-Tank weapons? It's okay though!


Mario Bros 55 7 years ago

Actually Danny, by 1944 the Japanese already were occupying part of China and the Chinese were fighting back. Also the Japanese surrendered in Tokyo Bay on the USS Missouri, otherwise then that I like the details about the war!


Rat 64 7 years ago

Very impressive, just one thing. It's not that Hitler failed to respond, he just refused to respond. Also Japan's first major naval defeat was The Battle of Coral Sea. Otherwise than these to little errors, good info


Doned  7 years ago

Nice stuff, I am inpressed by the info.


jungall88 7 years ago

great info for those seeking detailed ww2 history


Pooh Bear 7 years ago

I think it is very informational. It tells you about all the different guns they used and how they worked. I think the information would help any one with a research paper, like me.


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tdarby 7 years ago

What a really great hub. I enjoyed the heck out of it--as we say out here in Utah. I especially loved the bats. I read about this once and loved to see the video. It is pretty strange what people think up in their efforts to create weapons.


jake 7 years ago

where is the magnum the stg44 the spring field the arisaka gweher really i can carry on for ever and im 12!


canadian 7 years ago

Acually danny the british used the No.1 MkIII during the "great war" but aside from that excellent info


SomeBody 7 years ago

Awesome Stuff Man!

Great Job on It!

Make a Book about and give it to me free!YEAH


Danny 7 years ago

During World War 2 (Sept 1 1939- Sept 2 1945), Britain, Soviet Union and Nazi Germany all used a bolt- action rifle as their standatd issue weapon. All except the U.S. which used the M1 Garand as their standard issued rifle which is a semi- automatic rifle . The U.S. army during WW2 used the M1 Garand semi- auto which was very affective and accurate with a 30- 06 cartridge and 8 round clip. When you fired the 8th round of the M1 it made a ''Pinging'' sound which was the clip firing out of the rifle hitting the ground. The British during the second world war used the Lee- enfield Number 4 Mark 1 bolt- action rifle , which was said to be the most accurate rifle of the War. It was used during The 'Great' war, and as it was so great, the British used it again during World war 2. The rifle had 10 rounds in a clip which was the highest amount of rounds in a clip during the war more than any other country. The Red army during the second world war used the 5 round Mosin Nagant which was effective in accuracy especially when it was with a Scope for Snipers. The weapon was commonly used during the siege of Stalingrad against German forces. The Germans during the war used as their standard issued weapon, the Karabiner 98k. This weapon was a tactical, powerful rifle for the Axis powers of nazi Germany. It had 5 rounds in a clip and was said to be a reliable and rugged weapon which was famous for executing the Jewish race in the Holocaust.

The Sub -machine guns of the Second World War were very favoured by many troops all over the world for different reasons. For it's size or it's capacity etc. The U.S. troops favourite sub- machine gun was the classic Thompson Sub- machine gun (Variants: M1928, M1928A1, M1 and M1A1), also known as 'The Chicago Type-writer', for it's use of the Gangsters in America. This weapon was mainly used by U.S. Sergeants in the army and was much loved by the U.S. Airborne forces (101st, 82nd Divisions) who had landed on D-Day and Operation Market Garden. They loved this sub- machine gun for it's Weight, Size and it's ''Raw'' hitting power which could tare a man in half. It's capacity was a 30 round detachable box (M1 and M1A1) magazine with a 45. ACP cartridge which was also used for the 45. Pistol. This was a much loved sub- machine gun by the US airborne troops and infantry. But was infamouse for it's usage of gangsters. It was complicated to make and slow to manufacteur but will always have a reputation of being one of the best Sub- machine guns in the world.

The British used the Sten Sub- machine gun which had a 32 round detachable box magazine which was put in the side of the weapon. It was quiet a light weight weapon which was first used in 1942. And famously used for the British 1st and 6th Airborne divisions. The Soviet Red Army used the PPSH- 41 which was famously used at the battle of Stalingrad and had a 71 round drum magazine which could infiltrate the enemy and flank them easily by using this weapon. And the German army used the MP- 40 Sub- Machine gun which was used by Infantry and usec by the Waffen- SS which could tear men apart and clear houses thoroughly by using this SMG with it's 32 round detachable box magazine. The weapon also had a folding stock, similar the U.S. M1 Carbine paratrooper version.

Personally, my favourite rifle is the M1 Garand Rifle and my favourite Sub- machine gun is the Thompson SMG. Hi- Ho silver!!!


john 7 years ago

russia is better and germany germany sucks


Gunlady 7 years ago

anyone know the serial number sequence for the WWII years for a FN Browning High Power M1935?


leafbrain1112 7 years ago

You have forgot the type 100 machine gun and the brittish wepons like the lee enfield the STEN and the BREN and wheres guns like the lewis and the PTRS also the enfield revolver im below the age of 13 and i seem 2 know more guns than u


Paul 7 years ago

A great solid reference for any project.

Thank You so much!


workedtodeath 7 years ago

thank's for the info it really helped me on my project


daniel tabor 7 years ago

you guys ralyy helped me on my social studies project and plus i always thouht that world war 2 was cool but now i think that it is siper cool and super exciting plus i think my teacher will really like this web site when i tell her since she is a really big world war 2 fan and loves to teach it to us and i know this since she said it and also that i thin that she said that we were sopposed to spend 2 weeks on it but we spent 3 or 4 weeks on it


babygal 7 years ago

thanks for the info!! ifound everything i need for my socail sudies homeworks


byter 7 years ago

wow, that was a very extensive research. i found every i need on for my history papers. thanks a lot!


Pettophile DUDE! 7 years ago

thanks for the info, finished my exam on WW2 i got 87% oh yeah!


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SweetiePie 8 years ago from Southern California, USA

Very informative and well thought out hub Whitney. I vistied the Pearl Harbor Memorial back in 2002, and this is a good spot for any military history buff.


just 10 8 years ago

Thanks, this really helped me in my project on Germany in world war 2, well just weapon part.


Dude writing an assignment of WWII weapons 8 years ago

Great info!!


Janitor 8 years ago

Great info! I've always loved to study WWII, and this sure was a great read. I love the weapon list! It includes the MG-42 (which I am a fan of) as well as the Lugar. Just think... of how the world would be different if Hitler were successful *ponders*. If only Hitler had used his great knowledge for good and not evil *sigh*.


alex rod. 8 years ago

u all helped me with social studies exam grade project


cofal 8 years ago

thanks, you helped me on my thesis of ww2


tyler tarson 8 years ago

i like this stuff


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adamjthompson 8 years ago

Great info. btw, if you've never visited the WWII memorial, it's well worth it.


Mike 8 years ago

Britain the "third allied country"? How about the first? The USA was the third, and a very reluctant member as well.


Lindie 8 years ago

thanks soo much helped way my history GCSE thnaks


assassin08 8 years ago

wicked website its gr8


Missy 8 years ago

Great info! I've used a lot of this helpful stuff for my assignment

great work.xxxxx


jordan larsen 8 years ago

yo peace out yo you suck hitler.


Anjuli 8 years ago

thanks for being so useful.

i am so glad you have posted this so that inrested considerate children such as myself can have the opportunity to have correct infornmation on their report.


rash 8 years ago

perfct for students who wanna study


big-m 8 years ago

thanks for the good info; helped me get an "a" on my social studies project


JPPI-Stuart 8 years ago

Very interesting, I've been intrigued by WW II since I was young. It's interesting to see such a compact collection of weapons data, and the timeline is good also.


Historian 8 years ago

German weapons killed our men on Omaha Beach but the two (!st and 29th) US division commanders set the stage for the chaos of the landings. We made 12 mistakes the Germans made one. The battle of Iwo Jimo was desparate and costly because the Japanese general had six months to correct for the German mistake and capitalize on the American predicatble plan. Artillery/mortars and bombs cause 80% of the battlefield casualties


nick 8 years ago

its awesome to see and watch things about ww2


austin davis 8 years ago

you le out one imporetin us wepen the rilfe gernade


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Isabella Snow 9 years ago

Interesting stuff! Don't forget, though, Czechoslovakia was invaded before Poland - March 15th 1939 Hitler marched into Prague. Great hub! :)


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Mark Knowles 9 years ago

It's good to see some solid factual information about WW2. You really know your stuff.

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