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WW2 Australian 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.

WW2 Australian 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.

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There are a total of 31 WW2 Australian 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.






#1
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the AUSTEN SMG
AUSTEN SMG
Submachine Gun
#2
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beretta Model 1935
Beretta Model 1935
Semi-Automatic Service Pistol
#3
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
Vehicle / Tank Machine Gun
#4
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boys 0.55in
Boys 0.55in
Anti-Tank Rifle (ATR) / Anti-Material Rifle (AMR)
#5
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BREN
BREN
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning .303
Browning .303
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
#7
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning Hi-Power / FN GP35
Browning Hi-Power / FN GP35
Single-Action; Semi-Automatic Pistol
#8
1919
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
Browning M1919 GPMG
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
#9
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M2 (HMG)
Browning M2 (HMG)
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#10
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Enfield No. 2
Enfield No. 2
Six-Shot Service Revolver
#11
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Enfield Pattern 1914 (Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914)
Enfield Pattern 1914 (Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle / Sniper Rifle
#12
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#13
1909
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hotchkiss Model 1909 (Mle 1909 / Benet-Mercie)
Hotchkiss Model 1909 (Mle 1909 / Benet-Mercie)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#14
1895
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lee-Enfield (Series)
Lee-Enfield (Series)
Bolt-Action, Magazine-Fed, Repeating Service Rifle
#15
1944
National Flag Graphic
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
#16
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lewis Gun
Lewis Gun
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#17
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
M1 Thompson (Tommy Gun)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#18
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
M1917 Enfield (American Enfield)
Bolt-Action Service Rifle
#19
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the M2-2 / M9A1-7
M2-2 / M9A1-7
Man-Portable Backpack Infantry Flamethrower
#20
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mk II  (Mills Grenade / Mills Bomb)
Mk II (Mills Grenade / Mills Bomb)
Infantry Hand Grenade
#21
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Molotov Cocktail
Molotov Cocktail
Hand Greande / Fire Bomb
#22
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 2-inch Mortar
Light Infantry Mortar
#23
1925
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 3-inch Mortar
81mm Light Infantry Mortar
#24
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
Ordnance ML 4.2-inch Mortar
Heavy Field Mortar
#25
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
Owen SMG (Owen Machine Carbine)
Submachine Gun (SMG)
#26
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
PIAT (Projector, Infantry, Anti-Tank)
Anti-Tank Grenade Launcher
#27
1889
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
Smith & Wesson Model 10 (38 Special)
Six-Shot, Double-Action Service Revolver
#28
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the STEN SMG
STEN SMG
Submachine Gun / Machine Carbine
#29
1915
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
Stokes Mortar (3-inch)
81mm Light Infantry Mortar / Trench Mortar
#30
1912
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
Vickers Machine Gun (Gun, Machine, Vickers, .303in, Mk 1)
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Multirole Weapon
#31
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Winchester Model 70
Winchester Model 70
Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle