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    Korean War Guns (1950-1953)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/22/2015

    Fresh off the heels of World War 2, the "Forgotten War" made use of similar weaponry that resulted in no less bloodshed.





    There are a total of (73) Korean War Guns and Other Small Arms (1950-1953) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Other small arms such as hand grenades, mortars and flamethrowers are also included in this listing.Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1912
    Arisaka Type 44 Cavalry Rifle
    The Type 44 Carbine (also known as the Type 44 "Cavalry Rifle") was a standardized Japanese Army bol... [Read More]
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    1939
    Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
    The Type 99 was one of the standard bolt-action combat rifles to be utilized by the Empire of Japan ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)

    1912
    Bangalore Torpedo
    The Bangalore Torpedo was a British invention seen just prior to World War 1 (1914-1918) and develop... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Bangalore Torpedo

    1938
    BREN LMG
    The BREN Light Machine Gun was the standard light machine gun of the British Army and Commonwealth f... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BREN LMG

    1902
    Browning Auto-5
    One of American gunsmith John Moses Browning's most famous designs (and one of the most popular shot... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning Auto-5

    1917
    Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
    The Browning M1917 machine gun became one of those rare weapons in American military history that we... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M1917 (Model 1917)

    1918
    Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
    The M1918 BAR ("Browning Automatic Rifle") was born out of the World War One idea of a single soldie... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)

    1919
    Browning M1919 GPMG
    Like many of the infantry weapons made available to American servicemen of World War 2 (1939-1945), ... [Read More]
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    1921
    Browning M2 (HMG)
    Very few machine guns in the history of the world own a legacy such as that of famous the Browning M... [Read More]
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    1911
    Colt M1911
    The Colt model M1911 series of pistols is one of the most successful small arms designs of the 20th ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt M1911

    1898
    Colt Model 1898 (New Service)
    In 1898, Colt Firearms unveiled a new six-shot revolver chambered for the .45 Colt cartridge as the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Colt Model 1898 (New Service)

    1917
    Colt Model 1917
    When the Americans formally entered World War 1 in 1917, they lacked much in the way of viable fight... [Read More]
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    1943
    De Lisle Carbine
    The De Lisle silenced carbine was developed during 1942 as a time when the outcome of World War 2 wa... [Read More]
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    1928
    Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
    The DP Light Machine Gun (DP LMG), sometimes known as the DP-27 or DP-28 and nicknamed the "Record P... [Read More]
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    1941
    Degtyarev PTRD 1941 (PTRD-41)
    The Degtyarev PTRD 1941 (or "PTRD-41", shortened from "Protivo Tankovoye Ruzhyo Degtyaryova") was th... [Read More]
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    1938
    DShK Model 1938
    The Soviet DShK Model 1938 heavy machine gun was developed to a Red Army requirement prior to World ... [Read More]
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    1932
    Enfield No. 2
    Since World War 1, the British Army appreciated its large caliber revolvers mainly due to their inhe... [Read More]
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    1933
    Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
    Like other John Browning gun designs, his famous Browning M2 Heavy Machine Gun ended up produced in ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB

    1949
    Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)
    In the lead up to World War 2 (1939-1945) (and during the war), there was a noticeable shift towards... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 / SAFN (FN-49)

    1943
    Goryunov SG-43 HMG
    For the Soviet Army of World War 2, the ages old PM Model 1910 was a serviceable, reliable weapon fo... [Read More]
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    1937
    Ithaca Model 37
    The Ithaca Model 37 (M37) has proven a hugely popular pump-action slide shotgun since its introducti... [Read More]
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    1946
    Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout
    The Ithaca Model 37 Stakeout is the law enforcement version of the civilian game / home defense Mode... [Read More]
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    1895
    Lee-Enfield (Series)
    The Lee-Enfield series of rifles is one of the most successful bolt-action rifles of all time. First... [Read More]
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    1944
    Lee-Enfield Rifle No.5 Mk I (Jungle Carbine)
    The Lee-Enfield bolt-action rifle to emerge from Britain in 1895 became one of the classic service r... [Read More]
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    1942
    M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1)
    The M1 "Bazooka" proved one of the stars of the Allied cause during World War 2 and eventually inspi... [Read More]
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    1942
    M1 Carbine (US Carbine, Caliber 30, M1)
    The American arms industry reached all new heights with its commitment in World War 2. Much of the e... [Read More]
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    1936
    M1 Garand (United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1)
    Little discussion can be had on the subject of American infantrymen in World War Two without the men... [Read More]
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    1938
    M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
    The Thompson series of submachine guns (not quite a pistol yet not a full-fledged machine gun) began... [Read More]
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    1939
    M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
    The M1938 120mm mortar was a field mortar system accepted into service with the Red Army in 1939. Th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)

    1941
    M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)
    Like the other major military powers of World War 2, the Soviet Union went on to adopted various cal... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M1941 82mm (82-PM 41)

    1943
    M2 4.2-inch (Goon Gun)
    The modern infantry mortar traces its roots back to World War 1 (1914-1918) when British inventor Si... [Read More]
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    1945
    M20 75mm
    Recoilless rifles are a specialized category of battlefield weaponry that see less service today tha... [Read More]
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    1943
    M2-2 / M9A1-7
    The M2 flamethrower (M2-2) served as the standard flamethrower of the US military during and after W... [Read More]
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    1943
    M3 (Grease Gun)
    The M3 "Grease Gun" was an economical weapons design meant to arm large quantities of American troop... [Read More]
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    1936
    Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
    After World War 1 (1914-1918), the Treaty of Versailles forbade the Germans in developing or manufac... [Read More]
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    1896
    Mauser C96
    One of the most recognizable early-form semi-automatic pistols became the Mauser C96 series. The C96... [Read More]
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    1935
    Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
    With origins dating as far back as World War 1, the famous German Army Kar 98k ("Kar" the abbreviati... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k

    1950
    Mecar ENERGA
    With the arrival of the tank on World War 1 (1914-1918) battlefields, there proved a need to develop... [Read More]
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    1918
    Mk II / Mk 2 (Pineapple Hand Grenade)
    The Mk II/Mk 2 series fragmentation grenade was the standard American Army infantry hand grenade fro... [Read More]
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    1900
    Mondragon Rifle (Fusil Mondragon)
    The Mondragon Rifle became one of the first semi-automatic service rifles to be adopted in quantity ... [Read More]
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    1942
    Mortar, 60mm M19
    The M19 60mm mortar (the US equivalent to the British 2-inch) was developed during World War 2 for i... [Read More]
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    1940
    Mortar, 60mm M2
    The M2 60mm light mortar served US Army and Marine forces in World War 2 and through the Korean and ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mortar, 60mm M2

    1935
    Mortar, 81mm M1
    The American M1 81mm Mortar, like the upcoming M2 60mm Mortar, was based on a French design by Edgar... [Read More]
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    1895
    Nagant Model 1895 (M1895)
    The Nagant Model of 1895 was a seven-shot service revolver developed in Belgium and adopted by the I... [Read More]
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    1941
    Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
    Despite its obvious battlefield value today, world militaries took some time to warm up to the idea ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)

    1942
    PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
    With the large loss of anti-tank weaponry at the Battle of Dunkirk in northern France, the British w... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)

    1941
    PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)
    The Soviet Army began experimentation of submachine gun class weapons in the latter half of the 1920... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PPSh-41 (Pistolet-Pulemyot Shpagina 41)

    1910
    Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
    Like other turn-of-the-century world powers, the Russians adopted the famous Maxim Machine Gun - a w... [Read More]
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    1941
    Reising Model 50 (M50/M55)
    Before the arrival of the various classic American firearms of World War 2 such as the M1 Thompson, ... [Read More]
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    1908
    Remington Model 10 (M10)
    Unlike other global firepowers, the United States was never shy about going to war with shotguns in ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington Model 10 (M10)

    1905
    Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)
    Famous American gunsmith John Moses Browning (1855-1926) had many of his popular rifle and shotgun d... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Remington Model 11 (M11 / Remington Autoloading Gun)

    1951
    Remington Model 870 Wingmaster
    The Remington Model 870 "Wingmaster" is a variant of the famous (and best-selling) Remington M870 se... [Read More]
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    1945
    RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
    Developed as a portable, squad-level light machine gun, the RPD ("Ruchnoy Pulemot Degtyaryova" - "Ha... [Read More]
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    1935
    Savage Arms M720
    The Savage M720 existed as a semi-automatic, repeat-fire shotgun delivered by the Savage Arms Compan... [Read More]
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    1941
    Simonov PTRS 1941 (PTRS-41)
    Simonov produced the PTRS-41 (or "PTRS 1941") anti-tank rifle for the Red Army during World War 2. W... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Simonov PTRS 1941 (PTRS-41)

    1908
    Smith & Wesson 1st Model New Century (Triple Lock)
    In 1868, the legendary firm of Smith & Wesson introduced their Model 3, a large-caliber, hinged-fram... [Read More]
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    1917
    Smith & Wesson Model 1917
    The revolver was the primary side arm in most every major world army during the mid-to-late 1800s an... [Read More]
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    1889
    Smith & Wesson SW Model 10 (38 Special)
    The famous ".38 Special" revolver was the Smith & Wesson Model 10 which first appeared in 1899 and w... [Read More]
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    1903
    Springfield M1903 (Model 1903)
    The M1903 "Springfield" bolt-action service rifle was the standard infantry rifle of the American Ar... [Read More]
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    1941
    STEN SMG
    The British STEN submachine gun is one of those rare firearms in history that was born of desperatio... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the STEN SMG

    1910
    Stevens M520 (Model 520)
    The Stevens Model 520 (M520) was a pump-action slide shotgun appearing around 1910. Its general form... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Stevens M520 (Model 520)

    1927
    Stevens M620 (Model 620)
    The Stevens M620 was an improved version of John Moses Browning's earlier M520 series, primarily wit... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Stevens M620 (Model 620)

    1942
    Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)
    The Maschinenpistole 44, or MP44, or still further the StG 44, is more commonly associated as being ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Sturmgewehr 44 (StG44) / Maschinenpistole 44 (MP44)

    1940
    Tokarev SVT-40
    Small arms ingenuity was an area that the Soviets held something of an advantage in over their Germa... [Read More]
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    1933
    Tokarev TT-33
    The T-33 was a further development of the TT-30 pistol series which, itself, was based on the design... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Tokarev TT-33

    1935
    Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
    Having purchased stocks of the bolt-action German Mauser Kar 98 rifle, itself a shortened form of th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)

    1932
    Type 92 Shiki Kikanju (HMG)
    The Type 92 Shiki Kikanju Heavy Machine Gun was utilized as the standard heavy machine gun by the Im... [Read More]
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    1939
    Type 99 LMG
    The Type 99 served the Imperial Japanese Army during most of World War 2. It was designed to take ad... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Type 99 LMG

    1912
    Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
    Like most other medium support machine systems born around the turn of the century, the British Vick... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)

    1887
    Webley Model 1887
    The Webley service revolver first appeared in 1887 and manufactured under the P. Webley & Sons brand... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Webley Model 1887

    1897
    Winchester Model 1897
    Famous American gunsmith John Moses Browning went to work for the Winchester Repeating Arms Company ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Winchester Model 1897

    1912
    Winchester Model 1912
    Famous American gunsmith John Moses Browning partnered with the Winchester Repeating Arms Company be... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Winchester Model 1912

    1936
    Winchester Model 70
    In 1925, the renowned Winchester Repeating Arms Company unveiled their Model 54 bolt-action rifle fo... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Winchester Model 70