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Small Arms from 1930 to 1939

Throughout the 1930s, the stage was being set for total war that would culminate in the aptly-titled conflict known as World War 2.

Small Arms from 1930 to 1939

Throughout the 1930s, the stage was being set for total war that would culminate in the aptly-titled conflict known as World War 2.

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There are a total of 93 Small Arms from 1930 to 1939 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. This listing also includes other small arms of the period such as hand grenades, infantry mortars, and related man-portable systems.





#1
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
5cm leichte Granatwerfer 36 (leGrW 36)
50mm Light Infantry Field Mortar
#2
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the 8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
8cm schwere Granatwerfer 34 (GrW 34)
80mm Medium Field Mortar
#3
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 97
Arisaka Type 97
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#4
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
Arisaka Type 99 (Rifle)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#5
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta Model 1934
Beretta Model 1934
Semi-Automatic Pistol
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta Model 1935
Beretta Model 1935
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#7
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta Model 38A
Beretta Model 38A
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#8
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
Vehicle / Tank Machine Gun
#9
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boys 0.55in
Boys 0.55in
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR) / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#10
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
Brandt mle 35 (Mortier Brandt de 60mm modele 35)
Light Infantry Mortar
#11
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
Brandt mle 37 (Mortier Brandt de 50mm modele 37)
Infantry Light Mortar
#12
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Hand Grenade Model 1935
Breda Hand Grenade Model 1935
Fragmentation Infantry Hand Grenade
#13
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#14
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Modello 37 (M37)
Breda Modello 37 (M37)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#15
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BREN
BREN
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
#16
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning .303
Browning .303
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
#17
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning Hi-Power / FN GP35
Browning Hi-Power / FN GP35
Single-Action; Semi-Automatic Pistol
#18
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
Light Machine Gun
#19
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 38
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 38
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#20
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Squad Support Weapon
#21
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DShK Model 1938
DShK Model 1938
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#22
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Enfield No. 2
Enfield No. 2
Six-Shot Service Revolver
#23
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the F1 (Hand Grenade - Soviet)
F1 (Hand Grenade - Soviet)
Hand Grenade
#24
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#25
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#26
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#27
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FEG 35M (Mannlicher M1935)
FEG 35M (Mannlicher M1935)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#28
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FEG Model 37M
FEG Model 37M
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#29
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#30
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Flammenwerfer 35 (FmW 35)
Flammenwerfer 35 (FmW 35)
Man-Portable Flame Thrower
#31
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ithaca Model 37
Ithaca Model 37
Sporting / Security / Law Enforcement / Combat Shotgun
#32
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kb wz.35 (Marosczek)
Kb wz.35 (Marosczek)
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR) / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#33
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Labora Fontbernat Model 1938
Labora Fontbernat Model 1938
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#34
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lahti L-35
Lahti L-35
Semi-Automatic Pistol
#35
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lahti L-39 (Elephant Gun)
Lahti L-39 (Elephant Gun)
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR)
#36
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lanciafiamme Spalleggiato Modello 1935
Lanciafiamme Spalleggiato Modello 1935
Man-Portable Flamethrower
#37
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Garand (United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1)
M1 Garand (United States Rifle, Caliber .30, M1)
Self-Loading Rifle (SLR) / Battle Rifle
#38
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#39
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
M1937 82mm (82-PM 37)
Battalion Field Mortar
#40
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
M1938 120mm (120-HM 38)
Infantry Field Mortar
#41
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
M1938 50mm (50-RM 38)
Light Infantry Mortar
#42
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
MAS 36 (modele 36 / mle 36)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#43
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MAS 38 (Pistolet Mitrailleur MAS modele 38)
MAS 38 (Pistolet Mitrailleur MAS modele 38)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#44
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Aircraft Machine Gun / General Purpose Machine Gun
#45
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
#46
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Mauser Karabiner Kar 98k
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#47
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#48
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Model 39 Eihandgranate (Mod39) (Egg Hand Grenade)
Model 39 Eihandgranate (Mod39) (Egg Hand Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand Grenade
#49
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Molotov Cocktail
Molotov Cocktail
Hand Greande / Fire Bomb
#50
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
Mortaio da 81/14 Modello 35
81mm Infantry Mortar
#51
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
Mortaio d'assalto 45/5 Brixia, Modello 35
45mm Infantry Mortar
#52
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mortar, 81mm M1
Mortar, 81mm M1
81mm Medium Infantry Mortar
#53
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the MP38 (Maschinenpistole 38)
MP38 (Maschinenpistole 38)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#54
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Nambu Type 94
Nambu Type 94
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#55
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Light Infantry Mortar
#56
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the OTO Hand Grenade Model 1935
OTO Hand Grenade Model 1935
Infantry Fragmentation Hand Grenade
#57
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Panzerbuchse 38 (PzB 38)
Panzerbuchse 38 (PzB 38)
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR)
#58
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Panzerbuchse 39 (PzB 39)
Panzerbuchse 39 (PzB 39)
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (ATR)
#59
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pistolet wz.35 Vis (Radom)
Pistolet wz.35 Vis (Radom)
Semi-Automatic Handgun
#60
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the PPD SMG
PPD SMG
Submachine Gun
#61
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ROKS (Ranzewuj Ognemjot)
ROKS (Ranzewuj Ognemjot)
Man-Portable Flamethrower
#62
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SACM / MAS Modele 1935
SACM / MAS Modele 1935
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#63
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Savage Arms M720
Savage Arms M720
Semi-Automatic Shotgun
#64
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Solothurn S18-100
Solothurn S18-100
Bullpup Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#65
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
Solothurn-Steyr S1-100 (MP34)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#66
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
#67
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SRCM Hand Grenade Model 1935 / 1938
SRCM Hand Grenade Model 1935 / 1938
Fragmentation Infantry Hand Grenade
#68
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Star Model Si35
Star Model Si35
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#69
1931
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Suomi KP/-31 (Konepistooli m/31)
Suomi KP/-31 (Konepistooli m/31)
Submachine Gun
#70
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tokarev SVT-38
Tokarev SVT-38
Self-Loading, Semi-Automatic Rifle
#71
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tokarev TT-30
Tokarev TT-30
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#72
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Tokarev TT-33
Tokarev TT-33
Semi-Automatic Military Service Pistol / Sidearm
#73
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 2 (Rifle Grenade Launcher)
Type 2 (Rifle Grenade Launcher)
Rifle Grenade Launcher
#74
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
Type 24 (Chiang Kai-Shek Rifle)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#75
1931
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 91 (Grenade)
Type 91 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Hand / Rifle Grenade
#76
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#77
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 93 / Type 100
Type 93 / Type 100
Man-Portable Flamethrower
#78
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 94 90mm
Type 94 90mm
Infantry Mortar
#79
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 96
Type 96
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#80
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 (Grenade)
Type 97 (Grenade)
Anti-Personnel Fragmentation Hand Grenade
#81
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 (Kyuunana-Shiki Jidouho)
Type 97 (Kyuunana-Shiki Jidouho)
Anti-Tank / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#82
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 81mm
Type 97 81mm
Infantry Mortar
#83
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Type 97 90mm (mortar)
Infantry Mortar
#84
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99
Type 99
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#85
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99 (Grenade)
Type 99 (Grenade)
Fragmentation Infantry Hand Grenade
#86
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99 81mm
Type 99 81mm
Infantry Field Mortar
#87
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers K (VGO)
Vickers K (VGO)
Medium Machine Gun / Aircraft-Vehicle Machine Gun
#88
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Walther P38 (Pistole 38)
Walther P38 (Pistole 38)
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#89
1931
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Walther PPK (Polizei Pistole Kriminalmodell)
Walther PPK (Polizei Pistole Kriminalmodell)
Concealed-Carry Semi-Automatic Pistol
#90
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Welrod (Assassin's Pistol)
Welrod (Assassin's Pistol)
Bolt-Action Silenced Pistol
#91
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 69
Winchester Model 69
Bolt-Action Hunting / Sporting Rifle
#92
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 70
Winchester Model 70
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
#93
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)