Vietnam War Mortars (1955-1975)
All sides of the Vietnam War utilized some form of the ages-old mortar concept.There are a total of 8 Vietnam War Mortars (1955-1975) 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.
The M1938 120mm infantry field mortar - copied from a French design - served the Red Army throughout World War 2....
The M1941 82mm battalion-level infantry mortar followed the Model of 1937 into service and was modernized in a 1943...
The M2 4.2-inch Mortar was introduced during the fighting of World War 2 and managed a career into the mid-1970s fo...
Developed by the U.S. Chemical Warfare Service, the M30 heavy mortar system was introduced in 1951 and still sees s...
The handy M19 60mm mortar was intended to replace the M2 60mm but suffered from weak range and accuracy issues....
God bless the French - the French-inspired 60mm M2 served the American soldier from World War 2 to the Vietnam War....
The Mortar, 81mm M1, was another French-inspired weapon that went on to see successful combat actions with American...