Australian WW2 Guns (1939-1945)
>Lacking the industry needed for its military, local ingenuity and foreign support made up much of the Australian small arms cache during World War 2.There are a total of 30 Australian WW2 Guns (1939-1945) 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.
Weapons such as hand grenades and portable artillery systems are also featured in this listing.
The AUSTEN submachine gun was a mix of the British STEN and German MP38/MP40 series....
The Beretta Model 1935 was a lighter-slide version of the preceding Model 1934 semi-automatic pistol design....
Unlike other Czech-originated guns adopted for British Army service in World War 2, the BESA series retained its or...
The Boys Anti-Tank rifle proved to be of some value for the British Army, particularly against earlier light and me...
Based upon an excellent Czechoslovakian design, the equally-excellent BREN Light Machine Gun was adopted into servi...
The Browning .303 became the Gun that Won the Battle of Britain - such was its value to the British cause in World ...
The Browning Hi-Power was the last design of famous American gunsmith John Browning - he died before the pistol wen...
The Browning M1919 air-cooled machine gun continued the stellar Browning legacy as a reliable battlefield weapon....
The classic Browning M2HB represented the heavy-barrel evolution of the original M2 50-Caliber series of heavy mach...
The Enfield No.2 was the most widely used service revolver among Britain and her Commonwealth nations during World ...
The FN M2HB 0.50 caliber machine gun is a variant of the US Browning M2HB, designed to suit European production pra...
The French M1909 was also adopted into service by both the British and the Americans as well as a handful of other ...
The classic Lee-Enfield bolt-action service rifle served the British Empire from 1895 through 1957....
The Lee-Enfield No.5 Mk I Jungle Carbine was an offshoot of the original No.4 Mk I rifle line - modified for the co...
The famous Lewis Gun was used in all manner of ways throughout World War 1 and World War 2....
The famous M1 Thompson Submachine Gun of World War 2 fame was a fantastic piece of firearms engineering for its tim...
The American-made Model 1917 Enfield rifle was another period development of the German Mauser 98 series and was pr...
The M2 Flamethrower improved upon the lessons learned through operation of the M1 system....
Over 70 million of the British Mills Bomb hand grenades were manufactured from 1915 into 1970....
The premise born during the fighting of the Spanish Civil War, the Molotov Cocktail came into its own under the Fin...
The Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar proved a God-send to the British Army, just in time for World War 2....
The Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar of the British Army was an oft-forgotten contributor to Allied actions in World War 2...
The Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Heavy Mortar was introduced in 1942 and served the United Kingdom and its allies throughou...
The PIAT grenade launcher was the standard anti-tank weapon for British infantry during World War 2....
The .38 Special was - and continues to be - a no-frills and popular revolver entry despite its 1899 origins....
Born of desperation, the British made good with their war-winning STEN submachine gun series....
Portability is what made the Stokes Mortar such an important weapon during World War 1....
The Vickers machine gun system had a spectacular operational run, earning nods in two world wars and countless regi...