List of World War II weapons of the United States

Below are different types of weapons used in World War II by the United States.

Small arms

Submachine guns

Name Type Cartridge Origin Photo Notes
Thompson submachine gunSubmachine gun.45 ACP United States30-round magazine.
M3 submachine gunSubmachine gun.45ACP United States30-round magazine.
M50 Reising submachine gunSubmachine gun.45ACP United States12- or 20-round detachable box magazine, 30-round aftermarket detachable box magazine.
United Defense M42Submachine gun.45 ACP United States25-round box magazine (also issued with two 25-round magazines welded face-to-face)

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Rifles

Shotguns

Grenades and grenade launchers

Mines

Recoilless rifles

Flamethrowers

Infantry and dual-purpose machine guns

Vehicle and aircraft machine guns and autocannons

Blades

Tanks

Artillery

Infantry mortars

Heavy mortars & rocket launchers

Self propelled guns

Field artillery

Fortress and siege guns

Anti-tank guns

Anti-tank weapons (besides anti-tank guns)

See also

References

  1. M43 Hellcat Tank Destryer
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