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WW2 Machine Guns (1939-1945)

Just as in World War 1, the machine gun played a critical role in the successes and failures that constituted the various campaigns of World War 2.

WW2 Machine Guns (1939-1945)

Just as in World War 1, the machine gun played a critical role in the successes and failures that constituted the various campaigns of World War 2.

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There are a total of 54 WW2 Machine 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. Light, Medium, and Heavy Machine Guns are all included in this listing as well as squad support machine guns.





#1
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)
ALFA 44 (Ametralladora ALFA Modelo 44)
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
#2
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
BESA (Gun, Machine, 7.92mm, BESA)
Vehicle / Tank Machine Gun
#3
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)
BESAL (Gun, Light, Machine, Faulkner, .303-inch)
Prototype Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#4
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
Breda Modello 30 (Breda 30)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#5
1937
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Breda Modello 37 (M37)
Breda Modello 37 (M37)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BREN
BREN
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
#7
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning .303
Browning .303
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
#8
1917
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
Browning M1917 (Model 1917)
Belt-Fed, Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#9
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
Browning M1918 BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon
#10
1919
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M1919 GPMG
Browning M1919 GPMG
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
#11
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Browning M2 (HMG)
Browning M2 (HMG)
Multi-role Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#12
1921
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Carl-Gustav m/21-m37 (Kulsprutegevar KG m/21-m/37)
Carl-Gustav m/21-m37 (Kulsprutegevar KG m/21-m/37)
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Squad Support Weapon
#13
1928
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 26
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Vehicle Machine Gun
#14
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
Ceska Zbrojovka vz. 30
Light Machine Gun
#15
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
Ceska Zbrojovka ZK-383
Submachine Gun (SMG) / Squad Support Weapon
#16
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Charlton Automatic Rifle
Charlton Automatic Rifle
Semi-Automatic Rifle / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#17
1929
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Chatellerault Model 1929 (modele 1924/29)
Chatellerault Model 1929 (modele 1924/29)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#18
1895
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Colt Browning M1895 (Potato Digger)
Colt Browning M1895 (Potato Digger)
Air-Cooled Machine Gun
#19
1919
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Darne Modele 1918
Darne Modele 1918
Aircraft Machine Gun / General Purpose Machine Gun
#20
1928
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
Degtyarev DP LMG (DP28)
Light Machine Gun
#21
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Degtyarev DPM LMG
Degtyarev DPM LMG
Light Support / Vehicle Machine Gun
#22
1938
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the DShK Model 1938
DShK Model 1938
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#23
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
Fabrique Nationale FN M1930 (BAR)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#24
1933
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Fabrique Nationale FN M2HB
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#25
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
Fabrique Nationale FN Mle D (BAR)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#26
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)
Fallschirmjagergewehr 42 (FG42 / FjG42)
Automatic Rifle / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#27
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1914
FIAT-Revelli Modello 1914
Medium Machine Gun (MMG)
#28
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
FIAT-Revelli Modello 1935
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#29
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Goryunov SG-43
Goryunov SG-43
Air-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#30
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)
#31
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
Hotchkiss Model 1914 (Mle 1914)
Medium Machine Gun (MMG) / Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#32
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Johnson LMG
Johnson LMG
Light Machine Gun / Squad Support Weapon
#33
1940
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the KG m/40 (Knorr-Bremse)
KG m/40 (Knorr-Bremse)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#34
1914
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lewis Gun
Lewis Gun
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#35
1902
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Madsen Machine Gun
Madsen Machine Gun
Light Infantry Support Weapon / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#36
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Maschinengewehr Modell 15 (MG15)
Aircraft Machine Gun / General Purpose Machine Gun
#37
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
Maschinengewehr Modell 34 (MG34)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
#38
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)
Maschinengewehr Modell 42 (MG42)
General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG)
#39
1908
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Maxim MG08 (Maschinengewehr 08) (Series)
Maxim MG08 (Maschinengewehr 08) (Series)
Multirole Machine Gun
#40
1934
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
Mendoza C-1934 (M1934)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#41
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mendoza Model 45
Mendoza Model 45
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#42
1910
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
Pulemet Maksima Obrazets Model 1910 (PM Model 1910)
Water-Cooled Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#43
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
RPD (Ruchnoy Pulemyot Degtyaryova)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#44
1905
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Schwarzlose MG
Schwarzlose MG
Water-Cooled Machine Gun
#45
1918
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the SIA Modello 1918
SIA Modello 1918
Aircraft / Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#46
1930
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
Solothurn-Steyr S2-200 (MG30)
Light Machine Gun (LMG) / Aircraft Machine Gun
#47
1922
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
Type 11 (Light Machine Gun)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#48
1932
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Type 92 Shiki Kikanju
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)
#49
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 96
Type 96
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#50
1939
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Type 99
Type 99
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#51
1935
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers K (VGO)
Vickers K (VGO)
Medium Machine Gun / Aircraft-Vehicle Machine Gun
#52
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
#53
1925
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vickers-Berthier (VB)
Vickers-Berthier (VB)
Light Machine Gun (LMG)
#54
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Zbrojovka ZB vz. 37 (ZB-53)
Heavy Machine Gun (HMG)