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WW1 Weapons

Nearly 400 weapons of World War 1 organized by categories of weapon type.

World War 1 weapon categories
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Picture of the Soviet ZiS-2 57mm anti-tank gun
The Red Army joined others in adopting a 57mm anti-tank gun in World War 2 - the ZiS-2
Like other global military armies of World War 2, the Soviet Army eventually adopted... More >>>
Picture of the Turkish UTAS UTS-15 twin-tube pump-action shotgun
The Turkish UTS-15 follows the current tactical shotgun trend towards twin-tube magazines
The new trend in tactical shotguns today is the "double-tube" form which drastically expands... More >>>
Picture of the Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45 medium bomber
The Liore-et-Olivier LeO 45 bomber operated valiantly during the defense of France in WW2
The French Air Force fielded a variety of capable aircraft prior to World War 2 and its ability... More >>>
Picture of the South African Army Denel Olifant Main Battle Tank
Another foreign evolution of the stellar British Centurion became the South African Olifant MBT
The South African "Olifant" became a further evolution of the original British Cold... More >>>
Picture of the French Arsenal VG-33 fighter
If not for the German invasion, this forgotten French fighter could have been something special
In the grand scope of World War 2 fighter aircraft there is a little-remembered French... More >>>
Picture of the MG15 Machine Gun
Beginning as an aerial machine gun, the MG15 ended her days as a ground support weapon
The MG 15 machine gun served the German Luftwaffe (Air Force) heading into, and during... More >>>
Picture of the CSS Missouri ironclad warship
Compared to her American Civil War contemporaries, CSS Missouri managed a limited career
Ironclad warships proved a critical component for both warring sides making up the American... More >>>
Picture of the Mitsubishi Ki-51 Sonia dive bomber aircraft of Japan
The kamikaze role eventually greeted remaining stocks of the Mitsubishi Ki-51 light bomber
Mitsubishi lent its considerable development and production talents to more than just... More >>>
Picture of the Bell XP-77 wooden fighter prototype
Before the Tucker Sedan of 1948 was this little unknown WW2 interceptor for the U.S. Army
Prior to World War 2 (1939-1944), American airpower authorities began to seriously... More >>>
Picture of the Bell XP-77 wooden fighter prototype
Built mostly of wood, the small Bell XP-77 was designed to make use of non-strategic war material
The deteriorating war situations in both Europe and the Far East during World War 2... More >>>
Picture of the Leichter Kampfwagen LK I German light tank
The vaunted German tank force of WW2 had its rather meager beginnings in World War 1
The Germans were undone by the Allies' use of the heavy tank in the latter years of... More >>>
Picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK dive bomber prototype
A 1943 USN requirement produced the Kaiser-Fleetwings XBTK dive bomber prototype
The "escort carrier" was adopted by the United States Navy during World War 2 (1939-... More >>>
Picture of the Stridsvagn Strv m21 Swedish Army light tank
Swedish tank industry was helped along by purchase of the German LK II as the Strv m/21
During the latter stages of World War 1 (1914-1918), the Germans were working on a... More >>>
Picture of the Rostech Chirok UAV
This Russian UAV will incorporate vertical flight with amphibious ground-running capabilities
The Rostech Chirok ("Teal") Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) was unveiled in prototype... More >>>