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    Guns and Other Small Arms from 1940 to 1949

    World War 2 relied on many World War 1-era weapons and went on to introduce a slew of all-new systems before the Axis surrender of 1945.





    There are a total of (92) Guns and Other Small Arms from 1940 to 1949 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin. This listing also includes small arms of the period such as hand grenades and mortar systems.



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    7
     1 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the 7.5cm Leichtgeschutz 40 (LG 40)

    7.5cm Leichtgeschutz 40 (LG 40)
    Recoilless Rifle
    8
     2 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the 8.8cm Raketenwerfer 43 (Puppchen)

    8.8cm Raketenwerfer 43 (Puppchen)
    Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
    A
     3 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)

    ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)
    Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
    A
     4 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Arisaka Type 4 / Type 5 (Japanese Garand)

    Arisaka Type 4 / Type 5 (Japanese Garand)
    Experimental Self-Loading / Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
    A
     5 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the AUSTEN SMG

    AUSTEN SMG
    Submachine Gun
    B
     6 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 1951

    Beretta Model 1951
    Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
    B
     7 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)

    Beretta Model 38/42/43/44)
    Submachine Gun
    B
     8 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)

    BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)
    Prototype Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    B
     9 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Blyskawica SMG

    Blyskawica SMG
    Submachine Gun / Machine Pistol
    C
     10 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Carl-Gustav m/42 (Automatgevar m/42 / AG m/42 / Ljungman)

    Carl-Gustav m/42 (Automatgevar m/42 / AG m/42 / Ljungman)
    Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
    C
     11 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)

    Carl-Gustav m/45 (Kulsprutepistol m/45 / Kpist m/45 / Swedish K)
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    C
     12 


    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the Carl-Gustav RR

    Carl-Gustav RR
    Multirole, Shoulder-Fired Recoilless Rifle
    C
     13 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Charlton Automatic Rifle

    Charlton Automatic Rifle
    Semi-Automatic Rifle / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    D
     14 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the De Lisle Carbine

    De Lisle Carbine
    Silenced Carbine
    D
     15 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Degtyarev DPM LMG

    Degtyarev DPM LMG
    Light Support / Vehicle Machine Gun
    D
     16 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Degtyarev PTRD 1941 (PTRD-41)

    Degtyarev PTRD 1941 (PTRD-41)
    Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle
    D
     17 


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Dror LMG

    Dror LMG
    Squad Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun
    F
     18 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)

    Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)
    Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Service Rifle
    F
     19 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)

    Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)
    Automatic Rifle / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    F
     20 


    1948
    Thumbnail picture of the FBP SMG (Fabrica de Braco de Prata)

    FBP SMG (Fabrica de Braco de Prata)
    Submachine Gun
    F
     21 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Flamethrower, Portable, No 2 (Lifebuoy)

    Flamethrower, Portable, No 2 (Lifebuoy)
    Man-Portable Flamethrower
    F
     22 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Flammenwerfer 41 (FmW 41)

    Flammenwerfer 41 (FmW 41)
    Man-Portable Flame Thrower
    F
     23 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the FNAB Model 1943

    FNAB Model 1943
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    F
     24 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the FP-45 (Liberator / OSS Pistol / M1942 Pistol)

    FP-45 (Liberator / OSS Pistol / M1942 Pistol)
    Single-Shot Pistol
    G
     25 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Giandoso TZ-45

    Giandoso TZ-45
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    G
     26 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Goryunov SG-43

    Goryunov SG-43
    Air-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
    G
     27 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Gustloff Volkssturmgewehr

    Gustloff Volkssturmgewehr
    Semi-Automatic Rifle
    I
     28 


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout

    Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
    Combat Shotgun
    J
     29 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Johnson LMG

    Johnson LMG
    Light Machine Gun / Squad Support Weapon
    J
     30 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Johnson Model 1941

    Johnson Model 1941
    Semi-Automatic Rifle
    K
     31 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the Kalashnikov AK-47

    Kalashnikov AK-47
    Assault Rifle
    K
     32 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the KG m/40 LMG (Knorr-Bremse)

    KG m/40 LMG (Knorr-Bremse)
    Light Machine Gun
    K
     33 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)

    Kurzer 8cm Granatwerfer 42 (kz 8cm GrW 42)
    Medium Infantry Mortar
    L
     34 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Lanchester (SMG)

    Lanchester (SMG)
    Submachine Gun
    L
     35 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Lee-Enfield Rifle No.5 Mk I (Jungle Carbine)

    Lee-Enfield Rifle No.5 Mk I (Jungle Carbine)
    Bolt-Action Service Carbine
    M
     36 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)

    M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
    Reusable, Shoulder-Fired, Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
    M
     37 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 / M1A1 Flamethrower

    M1 / M1A1 Flamethrower
    Portable Flamethrower
    M
     38 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)

    M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
    Semi-Automatic / Full-Automatic Carbine
    M
     39 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M17 (T2 Grenade)

    M17 (T2 Grenade)
    Rifle Grenade
    M
     40 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)

    M1940 50mm (50-RM 40)
    Light Infantry Mortar
    M
     41 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)

    M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
    Battalion Field Mortar
    M
     42 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)

    M1943 120mm (120-PM 43)
    Heavy Field Mortar
    M
     43 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M1943 160mm (MT-13)

    M1943 160mm (MT-13)
    Heavy Mortar
    M
     44 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)

    M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
    Rifled Infantry Mortar
    M
     45 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the M20 75mm

    M20 75mm
    Recoilless Rifle
    M
     46 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M2-2 / M9A1-7

    M2-2 / M9A1-7
    Man-Portable Backpack Flamethrower
    M
     47 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the M3 (Grease Gun)

    M3 (Grease Gun)
    Submachine Gun
    M
     48 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the M3A1 (Grease Gun) Suppressed

    M3A1 (Grease Gun) Suppressed
    Submachine Gun
    M
     49 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the M9 HEAT

    M9 HEAT
    High-Explosive, Ant-Tank Rifle Grenade
    M
     50 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)

    Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)
    General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
    M
     51 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)

    MAT-49 (Manufacture Nationale d'Armes de Tulle 49)
    Submachine Gun
    M
     52 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Mendoza Model 45

    Mendoza Model 45
    Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    M
     53 


    1947
    Thumbnail picture of the Mendoza RM-2

    Mendoza RM-2
    Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    M
     54 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Mortar, 60mm M19

    Mortar, 60mm M19
    Light Mortar
    M
     55 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2

    Mortar, 60mm M2
    Muzzle-Loading Light Mortar
    M
     56 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the MP3008 (Maschinenpistole 3008)

    MP3008 (Maschinenpistole 3008)
    Submachine Gun
    M
     57 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)

    MP40 (Maschinenpistole 40)
    Submachine Gun
    M
     58 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the MP41 (Maschinenpistole 41) / (Schmeisser)

    MP41 (Maschinenpistole 41) / (Schmeisser)
    Submachine Gun
    N
     59 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the No. 68 AT

    No. 68 AT
    Anti-Tank Rifle Grenade
    N
     60 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the No. 73 AT (N73)

    No. 73 AT (N73)
    Anti-Tank Grenade
    N
     61 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the No. 82 Grenade (Gammon Bomb)

    No. 82 Grenade (Gammon Bomb)
    Hand Grenade
    N
     62 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Northover Projector

    Northover Projector
    Anti-Tank Gun / Grenade Launcher
    O
     63 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar

    Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
    Heavy Field Mortar
    O
     64 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Ordnance, RCL, 3.45-inch

    Ordnance, RCL, 3.45-inch
    Recoilless Rifle
    O
     65 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Orita Model 1941

    Orita Model 1941
    Submachine Gun
    O
     66 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)

    Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
    Submachine Gun
    P
     67 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzerfaust 30

    Panzerfaust 30
    Disposable Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
    P
     68 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzerfaust 60

    Panzerfaust 60
    Disposable Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
    P
     69 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzerschreck (Raketenpanzerbuchse / RPzB)

    Panzerschreck (Raketenpanzerbuchse / RPzB)
    Resuable, Man-Portable Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher
    P
     70 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)

    PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
    Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher
    P
     71 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the PPS-42 / PPS-43

    PPS-42 / PPS-43
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    P
     72 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)

    PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    R
     73 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Reising Model 50 (M50/M55)

    Reising Model 50 (M50/M55)
    Submachine Gun (SMG) / Carbine
    R
     74 


    1946
    Thumbnail picture of the RP-46

    RP-46
    General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
    R
     75 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)

    RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
    Light Machine Gun (LMG)
    R
     76 


    1949
    Thumbnail picture of the RPG-2

    RPG-2
    Reusable, Man-Portable Rocket Propelled Grenade
    R
     77 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the RPG-40

    RPG-40
    Anti-Tank Stick Grenade
    R
     78 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the RPG-43

    RPG-43
    Anti-Tank Grenade
    R
     79 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the RPG-6 (Ruchnaya Protivotankovaya Granata)

    RPG-6 (Ruchnaya Protivotankovaya Granata)
    Anti-Tank (AT) Grenade
    S
     80 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Simonov PTRS 1941 (PTRS-41)

    Simonov PTRS 1941 (PTRS-41)
    Anti-Tank; Anti-Material Rifle
    S
     81 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)

    Simonov SKS (Samozaryadniy Karabin sistemi Simonova)
    Semi-Automatic Carbine
    S
     82 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the STEN SMG

    STEN SMG
    Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
    S
     83 


    1944
    Thumbnail picture of the Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)

    Sterling Submachine Gun (L2A1)
    Submachine Gun (SMG)
    S
     84 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)

    Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
    Assault Rifle
    S
     85 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Sturmgewehr 45 (StG45(M)) / Maschinenpistole (45 MP45(M))

    Sturmgewehr 45 (StG45(M)) / Maschinenpistole (45 MP45(M))
    Assault Rifle
    T
     86 


    1940
    Thumbnail picture of the Tokarev SVT-40

    Tokarev SVT-40
    Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Rifle
    T
     87 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)

    Type 100 SMG (100 Shiki Kikan-tanju)
    Submachine Gun
    T
     88 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 31 60mm

    Type 31 60mm
    60mm Infantry Light Mortar
    U
     89 


    1942
    Thumbnail picture of the United Defense UD-42 (Model 42 / M42)

    United Defense UD-42 (Model 42 / M42)
    Submachine Gun
    V
     90 


    1945
    Thumbnail picture of the Volkssturmgewehr VG (Series)

    Volkssturmgewehr VG (Series)
    Bolt-Action Rifle
    W
     91 


    1941
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther Gewehr 41 (G41 / Gew 41)

    Walther Gewehr 41 (G41 / Gew 41)
    Self-Loading Semi-Automatic Rifle
    W
     92 


    1943
    Thumbnail picture of the Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)

    Walther Gewehr 43 (G43 / Gew 43)
    Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Rifle