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List of common World War II infantry weapons

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This is a list of infantry weapons which were in mainstream and rare use during World War II (1939–1945).

Australia[edit]

Two Australian soldiers equipped with Owen submachine guns

Sidearms

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1928A1
  • Sten submachine gun
  • Austen submachine gun
  • Owen submachine gun

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield No.1 Mk III* and No.4 Mk I*

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • No.36M grenade (Also known as "Mills")

Flamethrowers

Mortars

  • Stokes mortar
  • Ordnance SBML 2-inch mortar
  • Ordnance ML 3-inch mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • PIAT
  • Boys anti-tank rifle

Austria[edit]

Sidearms

  • Smith & Wesson Model 10
  • Roth–Steyr M1907
  • Steyr M1912
  • Dreyse M1907
  • Luger P08
  • Mauser C96
  • Walther P38

Submachine guns

  • MP 34
  • MP 40

Rifles

  • Steyr-Mannlicher M1895

Machine guns

  • Schwarzlose M1907/12
  • MG 30
  • MG 34
  • MG 42

Belgium[edit]

Edged weapons

  • M1924 bayonet

Sidearms

  • Browning FN M1910 and M1922
  • Nagant M1895

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun
  • MP 18
  • MP 28

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I
  • Mosin–Nagant M1891/30[citation needed]
  • Belgian Mauser M1935
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser M1889

Light machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1918
  • Browning FN M1930
  • MG 08/15

Medium machine guns

  • Hotchkiss M1914
  • Vickers machine gun

Heavy machine guns

  • Browning M1917
  • MG 08

Anti-tank weapons

  • PIAT

Brazil[edit]

Sidearms

Submachine guns

  • M3 submachine gun
  • Reising M50
  • Thompson submachine gun
  • MP 18

Shotguns

  • Winchester M1897
  • Browning Auto-5
  • Ithaca 37

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • Springfield M1903
  • FN M1924
  • Vz. 24
  • Vz. 33
  • Mauser M1908

Light machine guns

  • Browning M1918
  • Hotchkiss M1909
  • Madsen machine gun

Medium machine guns

  • Browning M1919
  • Hotchkiss M1914

Heavy machine guns

  • Browning M1917
  • Browning M2
  • MG 08

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade
  • Molotov fire grenade

Flamethrowers

  • M2 flamethrower

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • M18 recoilless rifle

Bulgaria[edit]

Sidearms

  • Luger P08 pistol
  • Walther PP
  • Tokarev TT-33

Submachine guns

  • ZK-383
  • MP 34
  • MP 40
  • PPSh-41
  • PPS-43

Rifles

  • Mosin–Nagant M1891/30
  • Steyr-Mannlicher M1895
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k

Machine guns

  • Maxim M1910
  • Bren light machine gun[citation needed]
  • Madsen machine gun
  • Schwarzlose M1907/12
  • MG 08
  • MG 30
  • MG 34
  • Degtyaryov DP-28

Mortars

  • Brandt M1927/31
  • 8 cm Granatwerfer 34

Anti-tank weapons

  • Solothurn S-18/100
  • Panzerschreck
  • Panzerfaust

Canada[edit]

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Enfield No. 2
  • Colt M1907 Police Positive
  • Colt M1911
  • Smith & Wesson Victory
  • Smith & Wesson Triple Lock
  • Webley revolver

Submachine guns

  • Reising M50
  • Thompson submachine gun
  • Sten submachine gun
  • Lanchester submachine gun

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • Enfield M1917
  • Lee–Enfield No.3 and No.4 Mk I
  • Ross rifle

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1917
  • Browning M1918
  • Browning M1919
  • Johnson M1941 machine gun
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade[citation needed]
  • No.36M grenade (Also known as "Mills")
  • No.68 anti-tank grenade

Flamethrowers

  • Flamethrower, Portable, No 2 "Ack Pack"

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • PIAT
  • Boys anti tank rifle

China[edit]

A Chinese Nationalist Army soldier equipped with a ZB vz. 26 and a German M1935 helmet

Weapons used by the National Revolutionary Army, as well as Communist forces and Chinese Warlords

Edged weapons

  • Type 30 bayonet (Captured)
  • HY1935 bayonet
  • Qiang spear
  • Dadao sword
  • Miao dao sword

Sidearms

  • M1917 revolver (American Lend Lease)
  • Browning Hi-Power (Limited numbers in the Burma Campaign X-Forces and Y-Forces)
  • Browning FN M1900 (Imported and locally produced)
  • Browning FN M1922
  • Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless (Officers only)
  • Colt M1911A1 (American Lend Lease)
  • Astra 900
  • Nagant M1895
  • Nambu Type 14 (Captured)
  • Mauser M712
  • Mauser C96 (Locally produced)

Submachine guns

  • M3A1 submachine gun
  • United Defense M42 (American Lend Lease and local production)
  • Thompson submachine gun (American Lend Lease and local production)
  • Sten submachine gun
  • Erma EMP-35
  • SIG M1920
  • MP 34
  • PPD-40

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine (American Lend Lease)
  • Enfield M1917 (American Lend Lease)
  • Springfield M1903 (American Lend Lease)
  • Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I (American Lend Lease, used in training in Burma)
  • Carcano rifle
  • FN M1924
  • Mosin–Nagant M1891 and M1891/30
  • Arisaka rifle (Captured)
  • Vz. 24
  • ZH-29
  • Hanyang Type 88
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Type 24 rifle (Licensed copy of the Mauser Gewehr 98, also known as Chiang Kai-Shek rifle)
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Mainly issued to the early German trained divisions)

Light machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Hotchkiss M1922
  • Bren machine gun (Both in .303 and 7.92 Mauser)
  • MAC M1924/29 light machine gun
  • Type 11 light machine gun (Captured)
  • Type 96 light machine gun (Captured)
  • Madsen machine gun
  • Lahti-Saloranta M26 (Very limited numbers)
  • SIG KE7
  • ZB vz.26 (Imported from Czechoslovakia and locally produced)
  • Degtyaryov DP-28

Medium machine guns

  • Browning M1919 (Medium machine gun, American Lend Lease in Burma)
  • Hotchkiss M1914

Heavy machine guns

  • PM M1910
  • Browning M1917 (American Lend Lease and locally produced)[1]
  • Type 3 heavy machine gun (Captured)
  • Type 24 machine gun

Grenades

  • Type 23 grenade
  • Chinese Stielhandgranate

Flamethrowers

  • M1A1 flamethrower

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • Boys anti tank rifle

Independent State of Croatia[edit]

Edged weapons

  • Kampfmesser 42 (Bayonet)
  • Seitengewehr 98 (Bayonet)

Sidearms

  • Browning FN M1922
  • Walther P38

Submachine guns

  • Thompson submachine gun
  • Suomi KP/-31
  • Erma EMP-35
  • MP 40
  • PPSh-41

Automatic rifles

  • Sturmgewehr 44

Rifles

  • Carcano rifle
  • vz. 24
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Main rifle)

Machine guns

  • Fiat-Revelli M1914
  • ZB vz. 26
  • MG 34
  • MG 42

Grenades

  • M1924 Stielhandgranate
  • M1924 Smoke grenade

Mortars

  • Stokes mortar (60 mm)
  • Brandt M1927/31 (81 mm)
  • 8 cm Granatwerfer 34
  • 12 cm Granatwerfer 42

Anti-tank weapons

  • Panzerschreck
  • Panzerfaust

Czechoslovak Republic[edit]

Czechoslovakian soldiers with a ZB vz. 26 and a ZB vz. 24

Sidearms

  • ČZ vz. 27
  • ČZ vz. 38
  • Pistole vz. 22
  • Pistole vz. 24

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun
  • ZK-383
  • MP 40

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Steyr Mannlicher M1895
  • vz. 24
  • vz. 33
  • ZH-29

Machine guns

  • ZB vz. 26
  • ZB vz. 30
  • ZB-50
  • ZB-53

Denmark[edit]

Danish resistance fighter with a Sten gun

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Smith & Wesson Model 10
  • Danish M1880/85 Army revolver
  • Bergmann–Bayard M1910

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun (Used by the Danish resistance movement)
  • Lettet-Forsøgs submachine gun

Shotguns

  • Sjögren shotgun (Limited numbers)

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Krag–Jørgensen M1889
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k
  • Swedish Mauser M96
  • Automatgevar M42

Machine guns

  • Browning M1919
  • M29 medium machine gun (Heavy barrel version of the standard M24)
  • Madsen machine gun

Grenades

  • Danish M1923

Anti-tank weapons

  • Madsen 20 mm anti-tank cannon
  • 37 mm Fodfolkskanon M1937 (Danish Bofors 37 mm)

Estonia[edit]

Sidearms

Submachine guns

  • Suomi KP/-31
  • Tallinn Arsenal submachine gun

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Mosin–Nagant rifle

Machine guns

  • Maxim M1910
  • Madsen machine gun

Anti-tank weapons

  • Solothurn S-18/1100

Finland[edit]

Edged weapons

  • Puukko knife

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Browning FN M1903
  • Browning FN M1910 (Used by Home Guard)
  • Browning FN M1922
  • Colt M1911 (Captured)
  • Smith & Wesson Model 10
  • Beretta M1915 and M1915-19[2]
  • Beretta M1934
  • Beretta M1935 (Used by Home Guard)
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895 (Captured)
  • Lahti L-35
  • Pistole vz. 24[3]
  • Pistole vz. 38
  • Luger pistol (Used by Finnish officers)
  • Mauser C96 (614 examples used)
  • Walther P38 (P1 variant, Finnish peacekeeping forces)
  • Tokarev TT-33 (Captured)

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun (Captured)
  • Suomi KP/-31
  • MP 28 (And other variants of this weapon made in Finland and Switzerland)
  • MP 40 (Delivered with German vehicles)
  • PPD-40 (Captured)
  • PPSh-41 (Captured)
  • PPS-43 (Captured)

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Winchester M1895
  • Carcano rifle (Special variant with attachable rifle grenade)
  • Mosin–Nagant M1939
  • Finnish Mosin–Nagant M28 (Also known as Pystykorva)
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k
  • Swedish Mauser M96 (Also known as Carl Gustav M96)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Maxim M1910
  • Finnish Maxim M32-33
  • Browning M1918
  • Browning M1919
  • Vickers machine gun
  • Chauchat M1915 (Mainly used in the anti-aircraft role)
  • Madsen machine gun (Used by Norwegian and Danish volunteers)
  • Lahti-Saloranta M26
  • ZB vz. 26
  • MG 08
  • MG 34 (Limited use)
  • Kg M40 light machine gun (Used by Swedish volunteers)
  • Degtyaryov DP-28 (Captured)
  • Goryunov SG-43

Grenades

  • M1924 Stielhandgranate
  • Molotov fire grenade

Mines

  • m/S-40
  • Panssarimiina m/36
  • Panssarimiina m/39
  • Panssarimiina m/S-39
  • Panssarimiina m/44

Flamethrowers

  • Lanciafiamme M1935

Anti-tank weapons

  • Hotchkiss 25 mm anti-tank gun
  • Boys anti-tank rifle (As 14 mm Pst Kiv/37)
  • Madsen 20 mm anti-tank cannon
  • Lahti L-39
  • Solothurn S-18/100
  • Panzerschreck
  • Panzerfaust
  • Bofors 37 mm (As 37 Pst K/36)

Anti-aircraft weapons

  • 20 ITK 35 (Breda M1935)
  • Madsen 20 mm anti-aircraft cannon
  • VKT 7,62 ITKK 31
  • VKT 20 ITK 40

France[edit]

Sidearms

  • Star 14
  • Union pistol
  • Savage M1907
  • Smith & Wesson Model 10
  • FP-45 Liberator (Supplied by the US for the French resistance)
  • SACM M1935A
  • MAB D
  • MAS M1873
  • MAS M1892
  • Ruby M1914
  • Luger P08 (Captured)

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1928 (American aid)
  • Sten submachine gun (British aid)
  • MAS-38
  • Erma EMP-35
  • MP 18
  • MP 40 (French resistance)

Shotguns

  • Winchester M1897
  • Winchester M1912

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I (British aid)
  • MAS-36
  • MAS-40
  • Springfield M1903 (American aid)
  • Berthier M1892/16 carbine
  • Berthier M1907/15 rifle
  • Lebel M1886/93
  • RSC M1917 and M1918
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (French resistance)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1918
  • Browning M1919
  • Hotchkiss M1914
  • Hotchkiss M1922
  • Bren machine gun
  • Darne machine gun
  • MAC M1924/29 light machine gun
  • Chauchat M1915

Grenades

  • F1 grenade
  • OF 37 offensive grenade
  • VB rifle grenade

Mortars

  • Lance Grenades 50 mm M1937
  • Brandt 60.7 mm M1935
  • Brandt 81 mm M1927/31

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • PIAT
  • Boys anti-tank rifle

Guided explosive weapons

  • Kegresse K (Cable guided explosive machine)

Germany[edit]

German paratrooper carrying a MG 42

Edged weapons

  • Kampfmesser 42 (Bayonet)
  • Seitengewehr 84/98 III (Bayonet)
  • Seitengewehr 98/05 (Bayonet)

Flare guns

  • Krieghoff L flare pistol

Sidearms

  • Star B
  • Browning Hi-Power (Captured)
  • Browning FN M1910/22 (Captured from Danish forces, designated as Pistole 626 (d))
  • Colt M1911 (Captured)
  • Beretta M1934 (Designated Pistole 671(i))
  • Astra 300
  • Astra 600/43
  • Astra 900
  • Astra 902
  • SACM M1935A (Designated Pistole 625(f))
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895 (Captured)
  • Pistole vz. 24 (Captured)
  • Pistolet wz. 35 Vis (Captured)
  • M712 Schnellfeuer
  • Luger P08
  • Sauer 38H
  • Mauser C96
  • Mauser HSC
  • Walther P38
  • Walther PP and PPK
  • Volkspistole
  • Bergmann M1910/21 (Captured from Danish forces, designated as Pistole 644 (d))
  • Tokarev TT-33 (Captured)

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun (Captured from the British and issued as the Maschinenpistole MP 748(e))
  • Beretta M1938 (Produced by the Wehrmacht under the designations Maschinenpistole MP 738(i) and Maschinenpistole MP 739(i))
  • MAS-38 (Captured)
  • Suomi KP/-31
  • Madsen M42 (Danish version of the Suomi KP/-31 used as Maschinenpistole 746(d))
  • ZK-383
  • Erma EMP-35
  • MP 18
  • MP 28
  • MP 34
  • MP 35 (Danish MP 35 used as Maschinenpistole 741(d))
  • MP 38
  • MP 40
  • MP 41
  • MP 3008 (10,000 used in 1945)
  • PPSh-41 (Captured from the Soviets and issued as the Maschinenpistole MP 717(r))

Shotguns

  • M30 Luftwaffe drilling (Never used in combat, only as a survival firearm for the Luftwaffe in case a pilot was shot down and survived the crash)

Semi-automatic carbines

  • M1 Carbine (Captured weapons classified as Selbstladekarabiner 455(a))

Assault rifles

  • MKb 42(H) (Prototype)
  • MKb 42(W) (Prototype)
  • Sturmgewehr 44

Battle rifles

  • M1 Garand (Captured from the Americans and used under the designation of Selbstladegewehr 251(a))
  • Kbsp wz. 1938M (Captured during the invasion of Poland)
  • Gewehr 41
  • Fallschirmjäger Gewehr 42
  • Gewehr 43
  • Volkssturmgewehr 1-5 (Possibly 10,000 of all designs used by the Volkssturm units)

Bolt action rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle (Captured)
  • Winchester M1895 (Issued to Volkssturm units)
  • Krag-Jorgensen rifle (Captured from Norwegian and Danish forces, designated as Gewehr 211(n) and Gewehr 311(d))
  • vz. 24 (Used as Gewehr 24(t))
  • vz. 33 (Used as Gewehr 33–40(t))
  • Karabinek wz. 1929 (Captured)
  • Mosin–Nagant M1891/30 (Captured and designated as the Gewehr 252–256(r) series)
  • GRC Gewehr 88 (Issued to Volkssturm units)
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser Karabiner 98a
  • Mauser Karabiner 98b
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k

Sniper rifles

  • Gewehr 43 (Scoped)
  • Mauser Gewehr 98 (Scoped)
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Scoped)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun (Captured from the British)
  • Browning M1918 (Captured from the Americans)
  • Browning wz. 1928 (Captured from the Polish in 1939 and used under the designation of Leichtes Maschinengewehr lMG 28(p))
  • Bren machine gun (Captured, designated as Leichtes Maschinengewehr lMG 138(e))
  • Breda M1930
  • MAC M1924/29 light machine gun (Captured, designated as Maschinengewehr MG 24/29(f))
  • Madsen machine gun (Taken into service after 1940, used as Schweres Maschinengewehr 258(d))
  • ZB vz.24 (Used as Gewehr 24(t))
  • ZB vz.26 (Used as Maschinengewehr MG 26(t))
  • ZB vz. 30 (Used as Maschinengewehr MG 30(t))
  • ZB-53 (Used as Gewehr 26(t))
  • MG 13
  • MG 15
  • MG 17
  • MG 30
  • MG 34
  • MG 42
  • MG 81
  • MG 131
  • Kg M40 light machine gun (Used as Mashinengewehr MG 35-36A(s))
  • Degtyaryov DP-28 (Captured from the Soviets)

Grenades

  • Hafthohlladung (Also known as the Panzerknacker)
  • M1924 Stielhandgranate
  • M1939 Eiergranate
  • M1943 Stielhandgranate
  • Splitterring (Fragmentation ring for the M1924 Stielhandgranate and the M1943 Stielhandgranate)

Grenade launchers

  • Schiessbecher (Attached on Mauser Karabiner 98k carbine only)

Mines

  • S-mine (Anti-personnel mine)

Flamethrowers

  • Flammenwerfer 35
  • Flammenwerfer 41
  • Einstossflammenwerfer 46

Mortars

  • Lance Grenades 50 mm M1937 (Captured and given the designation 5 cm Granatwerfer 203(f))
  • 5 cm leicht Granatwerfer 36
  • 8 cm Granatwerfer 34
  • 8 cm kurz Granatwerfer 42
  • 12 cm Granatwerfer 42

Anti-tank weapons

  • 13.9-mm Panzerabwehrbüchse 782(e) (Boys anti-tank rifle in German service)
  • Madsen 20 mm anti-tank cannon (Used in motorcycle sidecars and armoured cars. Used as 2 cm FlaK Madsen)
  • Kb ppanc wz.35 (Used as Panzerbüchse 35(p))
  • Solothurn S-18/100
  • Sturmpistole
  • Panzerbüchse 38 and Panzerbüchse 39
  • Panzerschreck (Approximately 290,000)
  • Panzerfaust
  • 8.8 cm Raketenwerfer 43 (3,000)
  • 37 mm Fodfolkskanon M1937 (Danish Bofors 37mm used as 3,7 cm PaK 157(d))
  • wz.36 (Polish Bofors 37 mm used as 3,7 cm PaK 36(p))
  • PTRS-41 (Used as Panzerbüchse 784(r))

Guided explosive weapons

  • Leichtes Ladungsträger Sd.Kfz.302 "Goliath" (Electrical engined remote controlled explosive machine)
  • Leichtes Ladungsträger Sd.Kfz.303A and B "Goliath" (Petrol engined remote controlled explosive machine)

Greece[edit]

Edged weapons

  • Bayonet
  • Improvised knife

Sidearms

  • Browning FN M1910/22
  • Colt M1927 Official Police
  • Beretta M1934 (Captured from the Italians)
  • Beretta M1935 (Captured from the Italians)
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895
  • Luger pistol (Captured from the Germans)
  • Bergmann-Bayard M1908

Submachine guns

  • M3 submachine gun (Used by exiled Greek forces)
  • Thompson M1928 and M1A1 (Used by exiled Greek forces)
  • Sten submachine gun (Used by exiled Greek forces)
  • Beretta M1938 (Captured from the Italians)
  • MP 34 (Captured from the Germans and used by gendarmerie and police forces)
  • MP 40 (Captured from the Germans)

Rifles

  • Lee-Enfield rifle (Used by exiled Greek forces)
  • Carcano rifle (Captured from the Italians)
  • Gras M1874 and M1874/14
  • Berthier M1892, M1892/16, M1907/15 and M1916
  • Lebel M1886/93
  • Mannlicher M1895
  • Mannlicher-Schönauer M1903, M1903/14, M1903/27 and M1903/30
  • Mauser FN M1930

Light machine guns

  • Hotchkiss M1922
  • Bren machine gun (Used by exiled Greek forces)
  • Breda M1930 (Captured from the Italians)
  • Chauchat M1915
  • EPK M1939

Medium machine guns

  • Hotchkiss M1914
  • Hotchkiss modified machine gun
  • Saint Étienne M1907/16

Heavy machine guns

  • Schwarzlose M1907/12

Grenades

  • F1 grenade
  • Improvised bombs and grenades

Mortars

  • Brixia M1935 (Captured from the Italians)
  • Brandt M1927/31

Anti-tank weapons

  • PIAT

Hungary[edit]

Flare guns

  • 20M flare pistol
  • 42M flare pistol
  • 43M flare pistol

Sidearms

  • FÉG 29M
  • FÉG 37M Pistol
  • Frommer Stop
  • Frommer Lilliput
  • Walther P38

Submachine guns

  • Beretta M1938
  • Danuvia 39M and 43M
  • MP35
  • MP40
  • PPSh-41 (Captured)

Rifles

  • 30M rifle
  • 31M rifle
  • 35M rifle
  • 38M rifle
  • 95M Mannlicher
  • Steyr-Mannlicher M1895

Machine guns

  • Madsen light machine gun (Madsen golyószóró)
  • Schwarzlose M1907/31M heavy machine gun
  • Solothurn 31M light machine gun
  • 34M Stange (MG 34)
  • MG 34
  • 42M Grunov (MG 42)
  • 42M (MG 131)
  • Degtyaryov DP-28

Grenades

  • 31M Vesiczky
  • 36M Vécsey
  • 37M Demeter
  • 39A/M (Molotov fire grenade)
  • 42M Vecsey
  • L-28M Goldmann
  • Lila füstgyertya
  • M1924 Stielhandgranate

Mines

  • 36M mine
  • 43M mine

Anti-tank weapons

  • 43M kézi páncéltörő vető (Hungarian bazooka variant)
  • Solothurn 36M 20mm anti-tank rifle (S-18/100)
  • 44M kézi páncéltörő vető (Hungarian panzerschreck variant)
  • Panzerschreck
  • Nagy Páncélököl (Panzerfaust 30)
  • Kis Páncélököl (Panzerfaust Klein)

Italy[edit]

Edged weapons

  • M1891 sciabola baionetta (Sword bayonet)
  • M1891/38 pugnale baionetta (Dagger bayonet)
  • M1939 pugnale (Dagger)

Sidearms

  • Glisenti M1910
  • Beretta M1923
  • Beretta M1934
  • Beretta M1935
  • Bodeo M1889
  • Ruby M1914
  • Roth–Steyr M1907
  • Steyr M1912
  • Mauser C96
  • Walther P38

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1A1 (Captured examples used by the Italian Army prior to 8 September 1943)
  • FNAB-43
  • TZ-45
  • Beretta M1918
  • Beretta M1938
  • Villar-Perosa OVP M1918
  • MP 40

Rifles

  • Carcano M1891
  • Carcano M1938
  • Carcano M1941
  • Revelli M1939
  • Breda PG
  • Steyr-Mannlicher M1895
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k

Light machine guns

  • Breda Mod. 5C
  • Breda M1930
  • MAC M1924/29 light machine gun

Medium machine guns

  • Vickers machine gun (Chambered in 6.5×52mm Carcano)
  • Fiat–Revelli M1914
  • Fiat–Revelli M1935
  • Breda Mod. 5G
  • Breda M1937
  • Breda M1938

Heavy machine guns

  • Breda M1931

Grenades

  • SRCM M1935
  • Passaglia grenade
  • Breda M1935
  • Breda M1942
  • OTO M1935
  • OTO M1942
  • OTO L

Flamethrowers

  • Lanciafiamme M1935
  • Lanciafiamme M1941
  • Lanciafiamme M1941 D'assalto

Mortars

  • Brixia 45/5 M1935
  • CEMSA 81/14 M1935

Anti-tank weapons

  • Boys anti-tank rifle (Captured in the North African campaign)
  • Kb ppanc wz.35 (Ex Polish)
  • Solothurn S-18/100
  • Solothurn S-18/1000
  • Solothurn S-18/1100
  • Panzerschreck
  • Panzerfaust 30

Japan[edit]

WW2 Japanese INfatry Weapons Poster Chart Newsmap Vol 3 No 34 1944-12-11 US Government National Archives NARA Unrestricted Public domain 26-nm-3-34 002.jpg
Japanese soldiers with a Type 92 machine gun during the 1941 Battle of Changsha

Edged weapons

  • Type 2 bayonet
  • Type 30 bayonet
  • Type 42 bayonet
  • Guntō sword

Flare guns

  • Type 10 flare pistol
  • Nambu Type 90 flare pistol

Sidearms

  • Browning FN M1910
  • Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless
  • Smith & Wesson Model 3
  • Astra 900
  • Type 26 revolver
  • Hamada Type pistol
  • Sugiura pistol
  • Hino–Komuro pistol
  • Nambu Type 14
  • Nambu Type 94
  • Luger P08
  • Mauser C96

Submachine guns

  • Beretta M1938
  • Nambu Type 100
  • MP 18
  • MP 34

Semi-automatic rifles

  • Pedersen rifle (Used in battle of Okinawa)
  • Arisaka Type 5 rifle

Rifles

  • Arisaka Type I rifle
  • Arisaka Type 30 rifle
  • Arisaka Type 35 rifle
  • Arisaka Type 38 rifle
  • Arisaka Type 38 carbine
  • Arisaka Type 44 carbine
  • Arisaka Type 97 sniper rifle
  • Arisaka Type 99 rifle
  • Arisaka Type 99 sniper rifle
  • TERA rifle

Machine guns

  • Type 92 machine gun (Copy of the Lewis machine gun)
  • Browning M1918 (Captured from Chinese forces)
  • Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 11 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 89 machine gun
  • Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun
  • Type 96 Light Machine Gun
  • Type 97 heavy tank machine gun
  • Type 98 machine Gun
  • Type 99 Light Machine Gun

Grenades

  • Type 4 grenade
  • Type 10 fragmentation discharger/hand grenade
  • Type 91 fragmentation discharger/hand grenade
  • Type 97 fragmentation hand grenade
  • Type 98 grenade
  • Type 99 rifle/hand fragmentation grenade
  • M1924 Stielhandgranate

Grenade dischargers

  • Type 10
  • Type 89

Mines

  • Lunge anti-tank mine (Suicide mine. Last years of the war.)
  • Type 99 anti-tank mine

Flamethrowers

  • Type 93 and Type 100

Mortars

  • Type 2 12 cm Mortar
  • Type 11 70 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 90 light mortar
  • Type 94 90 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 96 150 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 97 81 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 97 90 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 97 150 mm Infantry Mortar
  • Type 98 50 mm Mortar
  • Type 99 81 mm mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • Type 97 20 mm anti-tank rifle

Guided explosive weapons

  • I-Go (Remote controlled explosive machine)

Latvia[edit]

Sidearms

  • Nagant M1895
  • Luger P08

Submachine guns

  • Tallinn Arsenal submachine gun

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I
  • Ross rifle
  • Mosin-Nagant M1891/30
  • vz. 24

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • M1924 Stielhandgranate

Lithuania[edit]

Sidearms

  • Colt M1911
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895
  • Luger P08
  • Mauser C96
  • Tokarev TT-33

Submachine guns

  • MP 18
  • MP 40
  • PPD-40

Rifles

  • Enfield Pattern P1914
  • Mosin–Nagant rifle
  • GRC Gewehr 88
  • Mauser 24L
  • Mauser Gewehr 98

Machine guns

  • PM M1910
  • Madsen machine gun
  • ZB vz.26
  • MG 08
  • MG 08/15
  • MG 34

Luxembourg[edit]

Sidearms

Submachine guns

  • MP 18

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Ross rifle
  • Enfield Pattern P1914
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k
  • Swedish Mauser M96

Machine guns

  • Browning M1918
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun
  • MG 08

Anti-tank weapons

  • Boys anti-tank rifle

British Malaya[edit]

Edged weapons

  • Bayonet
  • Fairbairn–Sykes fighting knife
  • Keris dagger
  • Parang knife

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Colt M1911A1
  • Smith & Wesson Model 10
  • Webley Mk IV
  • Nambu Type 14
  • Luger P-08

Submachine guns

  • M3 submachine gun
  • Reising M50
  • Thompson M1928
  • Sten Mk II
  • Owen submachine gun
  • Nambu Type 100/42
  • Nambu Type 100/44
  • MP 18
  • MP 40

Shotguns

  • Winchester M1897
  • Winchester M1912
  • Browning Auto-5
  • Remington M1911

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • Lee–Enfield No.1 Mk III and No.4 Mk I
  • Lee–Enfield No.5 Mk I (Jungle carbine)
  • Arisaka Type 38
  • Arisaka Type 99

Machine guns

  • Lewis Mk I
  • Browning M1917A1
  • Browning M1918A2
  • Browning M1919A4
  • Browning M2HB
  • Bren Mk I and Mk II
  • Vickers Mk I
  • Nambu Type 11
  • Nambu Type 92
  • Nambu Type 96
  • Nambu Type 99
  • MG 08

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade
  • No.36M Mk.I grenade (Also known as "Mills")
  • Type 97 grenade
  • Molotov fire grenade

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • PIAT
  • Boys anti-tank rifle

Manchukuo[edit]

Sidearms

  • Nambu pistol
  • Mauser C96

Submachine guns

  • Erma EMP-35
  • MP 18

Rifles

  • Arisaka Type 38 carbine
  • Arisaka Type 38 rifle
  • Arisaka Type 99 rifle
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k
  • Hanyang 88

Machine guns

  • Nambu Type 3 heavy machine gun
  • Nambu Type 11 light machine gun
  • Nambu Type 92 heavy machine gun
  • Nambu Type 96 light machine gun
  • ZB-30

Grenade dischargers

  • Type 10 grenade discharger

Mexico[edit]

Sidearms

  • Colt M1911
  • Smith & Wesson Military & Police
  • Obregón pistol

Submachine guns

  • M3 submachine gun
  • Thompson M1A1
  • Erma EMP-35

Rifles

  • Winchester M1895
  • Mondragon rifle
  • vz. 24
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser M1895, M1902 and M1936

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1919
  • Hotchkiss M1914
  • Vickers machine gun
  • Mendoza C-1934
  • Madsen machine gun

Anti-tank weapons

  • M9 Bazooka

Mongolia[edit]

Sidearms

  • Nagant M1895
  • Tokarev TT-33

Submachine guns

  • PPSh-41
  • PPS-43

Rifles

  • Mosin–Nagant rifle

Machine guns

  • Maxim M1910
  • DShK machine gun
  • Goryunov SG-43

Netherlands[edit]

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Browning FN M1903
  • Browning FN M1910/22
  • Borchardt-Luger pistol
  • Mauser C96 (Used by the KNIL)

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1928 (By the KNIL)
  • Sten submachine gun (By the KNIL)
  • Owen submachine gun (By the KNIL)
  • MP 28 (By the KNIL)

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Johnson M1941 rifle (By the KNIL)
  • Dutch Mannlicher M1895
  • vz. 24

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1918 (By the KNIL)
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun
  • Madsen machine gun (By the KNIL in carbine version)
  • Schwarzlose M1907/12
  • MG 08

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade (By the KNIL)

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • PIAT
  • Solothurn S-18/1100 (By the KNIL)
  • Bofors 37 mm

New Zealand[edit]

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Enfield No.2
  • Smith & Wesson Military & Police
  • Webley revolver
  • Luger P08

Submachine guns

  • Thompson submachine gun
  • Sten submachine gun
  • Owen submachine gun

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle
  • Charlton M1942 automatic rifle (1500)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • No.36M grenade (Also known as "Mills")

Anti-tank weapons

  • PIAT
  • Boys anti-tank rifle

Norway[edit]

Sidearms

  • Colt Kongsberg M1914 (Licensed copy of the Colt M1911, standard issue for the Norwegian Army until 1940)
  • Webley revolver (Norwegian Resistance)
  • Nagant M1893 (Earlier service revolver that preceded the Colt Kongsberg M1914 in service and was still in use by 1940)

Submachine guns

  • Sten submachine gun (Norwegian Resistance)

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine (Norwegian Resistance)
  • Lee–Enfield rifle (Norwegian Resistance)
  • Krag-Jørgensen M1894 (Standard service rifle of the Norwegian forces until 1940, carbines and sniper versions were also used)
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Norwegian Resistance)
  • Swedish Mauser M96 (Used by the Police Troops trained in neutral Sweden)
  • Automatgevär M42 (Used by the Police Troops trained in neutral Sweden)

Machine guns

  • Colt M29 (Standard heavy machine gun and anti-aircraft defense)
  • Hotchkiss M1898 (Had been replaced by the Colt M29 by 1940, but was still part of the armament of several fortifications)
  • Bren machine gun (Norwegian Resistance)
  • Madsen M14 and M22 (Standard light machine gun)

Grenades

  • Improvised bombs and grenades

Philippines[edit]

Edged weapons

  • M1 bayonet[citation needed]
  • M3 fighting knife
  • M4 bayonet (Attach on M1 Carbine)
  • M1904 hospital corps knife
  • M1905 bayonet (Attach on M1 Garand and Springfield M1903)
  • M1909 bolo knife
  • M1917 bayonet
  • M1917 bolo knife
  • M1917 trench knife
  • M1918 trench knife
  • M1939 machete
  • M1942 bayonet
  • M1942 bolo knife
  • M1942 machete
  • Mark I trench knife
  • V-42 stiletto
  • V-44 knife
  • Fairbairn–Sykes fighting knife
  • LC-14-B Type IV survival knife (Also known as woodman's pal)
  • Bolo knife (Used typically in clearing out vegetation, yet found another use during WWII)
  • Gunong (A type of dagger that is a shorter version of the Κris)
  • Kalis and Kris (Used by Visayan people for ambuscades during WWII)

Sidearms

  • M1917 revolver
  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Colt M1903 and M1908 Pocket Hammerless
  • FP-45 Liberator (Used by guerrilla resistance)
  • Webley Mk IV and Mk VI

Submachine guns

  • Hyde-Inland M2
  • M3 submachine gun (Still in use, although the archetype version has since been improved)[5]
  • Reising M50
  • United Defense M42 (Replacement for the Thompson submachine gun)
  • Thompson submachine gun

Shotguns

  • Browning Auto-5
  • Winchester M1897
  • Winchester M1912
  • Winchester M1921
  • Remington M1910
  • Remington M1931
  • Ithaca 37

Automatic rifles

  • M45A automatic rifle (Experimental version, never produced through the assembly line)

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine[5]
  • M1 Garand[5]
  • Enfield M1917
  • Springfield M1903
  • Johnson M1941 rifle

Sniper rifles

  • M1C Garand (Scoped and telescopic sight)
  • M1D Garand (Scoped and telescopic sight)
  • Enfield M1917 (Scoped and telescopic sight)[4]
  • Enfield Pattern P1914 (Scoped and telescopic sight)[4]
  • Springfield M1903A4 (Scoped and telescopic sight)[4]
  • Winchester Model 70 (Scoped and telescopic sight, limited use)[4]

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1917
  • Browning M1918 (Phased out in the 1970s)
  • Browning M1919A4 (Still used as a mainstay weapon up to now)
  • Browning M2
  • Johnson M1941 machine gun
  • Colt-Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade[4]
  • Improvised bombs and grenades

Grenade launchers

  • M1 grenade adapter
  • M1 grenade launcher (Attach on Springfield M1903 only)
  • M2 grenade launcher (Attach on Enfield M1917 only)
  • M7 grenade launcher (Attach on M1 Garand only)[4]
  • M7A1 grenade launcher (Attach on M1 Garand only)
  • M8 grenade launcher (Attach on M1 Carbine only)

Flamethrowers

  • M1A1 flamethrower[4]
  • M2 flamethrower[4]

Mortars

  • M1 mortar[4]
  • M2 mortar
  • M2 4.2-inch mortar
  • Stokes mortar
  • Ordnance ML 3-inch mortar
  • Brandt M1927/31

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1, M1A1, M9 and M9A1 Bazooka rocket launcher[4]
  • M18 and M18A1 recoilless rifle[4]
  • Projector, Infantry, Anti-tank (PIAT)[4]
  • Boys anti-tank rifle[4]

Poland[edit]

Polish infantry marching with their rifles

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power
  • Colt M1911 (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West)
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895
  • Nagant wz.1932
  • Radom Pistolet wz.35 Vis (Standard service sidearm in 1939)
  • Tokarev TT-33 (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)

Submachine gun

  • Thompson submachine gun (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West)
  • Sten submachine gun (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West)
  • Mors wz. 39 (Prototypes only)
  • Błyskawica submachine gun (Used by the resistance movement)
  • Choroszmanów submachine gun (Used by the resistance movement)
  • Bechowiec 1 (Used by the resistance movement)
  • PPS submachine gun (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)
  • PPSh-41 (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield rifle (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West)
  • Berthier rifle (Stored before WWII, used by the second line troops in 1939)
  • Lebel M1886/93 (Stored before WWII, used by the second line troops in 1939)
  • Mosin–Nagant rifle (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)
  • Karabinek wz. 91/98/23 (Based on Mosin–Nagant rifle, used in Invasion of Poland)
  • Karabinek wz. 91/98/25
  • Karabinek wz. 91/98/26
  • Karabinek wz.29 (Main service rifle in 1939, based on Karabin wz.98a)
  • Karabin wz.98a (Main service rifle in 1939)
  • Kbsp wz. 1938M (Small number were produced)
  • Mauser Gewehr 98 (Used by the resistance movement)
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Used by the resistance movement)
  • SVT-40 (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Maxim wz. 1910 (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)
  • Browning M1917
  • Ckm wz.30 (Polish standard heavy machine gun variant of the Browning M1917)
  • Browning M1918
  • Ckm wz.32 (A Polish variant of the Browning M1919 chambered in 7.92mm)
  • Browning wz.1928 (Standard light machine gun)
  • Bren machine gun (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West))
  • Type C machine gun
  • Degtyaryov machine gun (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the East)

Grenades

  • Molotov fire grenade
  • wz.1933 fragmentation grenade
  • wz.1933 concussion grenade
  • wz.S smoke grenade

Grenade launchers

  • Granatnik wz.36

Flamethrowers

  • WS-1 flamethrower
  • WS-2 flamethrower
  • Zieliński flamethrower
  • Sender flamethrower

Mortars

  • wz.18 mortar
  • wz.18/31 mortar
  • wz.28 mortar
  • wz.31 mortar
  • wz.32 heavy mortar
  • wz.40 mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • PIAT (Used by the Polish Armed Forces in the West)
  • Kb ppanc wz.35
  • Panzerfaust (Used by the resistance movement)
  • wz.36 (Polish Bofors 37mm)

Romania[edit]

Sidearms

  • Beretta M1934
  • Beretta M1935
  • Ruby M1914
  • Steyr M1912
  • Tokarev TT-33 (Captured)

Submachine guns

  • Beretta M1938
  • Orita M1941
  • MP 28
  • MP 40
  • MP 41
  • PPSh-41 (Captured)

Rifles

  • Carcano rifle
  • Lebel M1886/93 (Issued to second line troops)
  • Mosin–Nagant rifle (Captured)
  • vz.24 (Standard infantry rifle, adopted in 1938)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • PM M1910 (Captured)
  • ZB vz. 26
  • ZB-30
  • ZB-53
  • MG 34

Anti-tank weapons

  • Panzerschreck
  • Panzerfaust
  • Bofors 37 mm

Slovak Republic[edit]

Sidearms

  • Pistole vz. 22
  • Pistole vz. 24
  • Luger P08

Rifles

  • ZB vz. 24
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k

Submachine guns

  • ZK-383
  • MP 40

Light machine guns

  • ZB vz. 26
  • ZB vz. 30
  • MG 34

Heavy machine guns

  • Schwarzlose M1907/12 (As Kulomet vz. 24)

Mortars

  • 80 mm vz. 36 (Medium mortar)

South Africa[edit]

Sidearms

  • Webley revolver

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1928
  • Sten submachine gun

Rifles

  • Lee–Enfield No.1 Mk III* and No.4 Mk I
  • Lee–Enfield No.5 Mk I (Jungle carbine)
  • Rieder M1941 automatic rifle

Machine guns

  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Mortars

  • Ordnance SBML 2-inch mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka (Also known as 3.5-inch rocket launcher)
  • PIAT

Soviet Union[edit]

File:Soviet guerilla.jpg
Soviet partisans in Belarus, armed with a PPD-40 submachine gun and a Mosin-Nagant rifle

Edged weapons

  • NR-40 knife

Sidearms

  • Colt M1911A1 (American Lend-Lease)
  • Nagant M1895
  • Mauser C96 (Captured)
  • Korovin TK
  • Tokarev TT-33

Submachine guns

  • Reising M50 (American Lend-Lease)
  • Thompson submachine gun (American Lend-Lease)
  • MP 40 (Captured)
  • PPD-34/38
  • PPD-40
  • PPSh-41
  • PPS-42 and PPS-43

Automatic rifles and battle rifles

  • AVS-36
  • AVT-40
  • Sudayev AS-44
  • Fedorov M1916 Avtomat

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine (American Lend-Lease)
  • Mosin–Nagant M1891/30 rifle
  • Mosin–Nagant M1938 carbine
  • Mosin–Nagant M1944 carbine
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Captured from the Germans)
  • SKS carbine (Limited use in 1945)
  • Tokarev SVT-38 and SVT-40

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun (Received as Lend-Lease aid)
  • Maxim M1910
  • Degtyaryov DP-28
  • Degtyaryov DS-39 (Production was discontinued after the German invasion)
  • Degtyaryov DTM-4
  • Degtyaryov RPD (Limited use in 1945)
  • DShK machine gun
  • Goryunov SG-43

Grenades

  • M1924 Stielhandgranate (Captured from the Germans)
  • Molotov fire grenade
  • F1 grenade
  • Rdultovsky M1914 and M1917
  • RG-41
  • RG-42
  • RGD-33
  • RPG-6
  • RPG-40
  • RPG-43

Grenade launchers

  • Dyakonoff grenade launcher (Attach on M91/30 rifle only)

Mines

  • TM-35 mine (Anti-tank mine)
  • PMK-40 (Anti-personnel mine)

Flamethrowers

  • ROKS-2
  • ROKS-3

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka (US Lend Lease)
  • PIAT (British Lend Lease)
  • Boys anti-tank rifle (British Lend-Lease)
  • Panzerschreck (Captured from the enemy)
  • Panzerfaust 60 (Captured from the enemy)
  • Bofors 37 mm
  • PTRD-41
  • PTRS-41

Thailand[edit]

Sidearms

  • Astra 300
  • Browning FN M1900
  • Colt M1911
  • Nambu Type 14
  • Type 78 Luger[4]
  • Type 79 Colt Super[5]
  • Type 80 Star[6]
  • Type 82 Colt revolver[7]

Submachine guns

  • MP 18
  • Nambu Type 100
  • Type 80 machine pistol[8]

Rifles

  • Arisaka Type 38
  • Arisaka Type 99
  • Siamese Type 46 Mauser rifle
  • Siamese Type 46/66 Mauser rifle
  • Siamese Type 47 Mauser carbine
  • Siamese Type 47/66 Mauser carbine
  • Siamese Type 66 Mauser rifle

Machine guns

  • Type 66 Browning M1917
  • Type 66 Madsen machine gun
  • Type 92 heavy machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun

Grenades

  • Type 91 grenade
  • Type 97 grenade

Grenade dischargers

  • Type 10 grenade discharger

Anti-tank weapons

  • Type 97 automatic cannon

United Kingdom (including British Empire)[edit]

British soldiers at Tobruk, equipped with Thompson submachine guns and Lee-Enfield rifles

Edged weapons

  • BC-41 dagger
  • Smatchet knife sword
  • Kukri machete (Used by Gurkha regiments)
  • Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife

Sidearms

  • FN/Inglis Browning Hi-Power (As Pistol No.2 Mk.I)
  • Enfield No.2
  • Colt M1911
  • Colt M1927 Official Police
  • Smith & Wesson Military & Police
  • Welrod pistol
  • Webley Mk.IV (.38/200) and Mk.VI (.455)
  • Webley Self-Loading Pistol

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1928, M1928A1 and M1A1
  • Sten submachine gun (About 4 million produced from all sources)
  • Lanchester submachine gun (Used by Royal Navy and RAF)

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • M1 Garand
  • Enfield Pattern P1914
  • Lee–Enfield No.1 Mk III and No.4 Mk I
  • Lee–Enfield No.5 Mk I (Jungle carbine)
  • Remington Model 8 (Used by home guard)
  • Howell M1915 automatic rifle (Used by home guard)

Sniper rifles

  • Enfield Pattern P1914
  • Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I (T)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1919
  • Browning M2
  • Bren machine gun
  • Vickers machine gun
  • Vickers K machine gun
  • Vickers-Berthier machine gun (Indian Army use)
  • Besa machine gun

Grenades

  • No.36M Mk.I grenade (Fragmentation rifle, hand grenade, also known as "Mills")
  • No.68 anti-tank grenade (HEAT anti-tank rifle grenade)
  • No.69 Mk.I grenade (Concussion hand grenade)
  • No.73 anti-tank grenade (Also known as "Thermos grenade")
  • No.74 anti-tank hand grenade (Also known as "Sticky bomb")
  • No.75 anti-tank hand grenade (Also known as "Hawkins")
  • No.76 special incendiary grenade (Phosphorus hand grenade)
  • No.77 grenade (White phosphorus hand grenade)
  • No.82 hand grenade (Also known as "Gammon")

Obstacle clearing explosive charges

  • McClintock Bangalore torpedo

Flamethrowers

  • Flamethrower, Portable, No 2 "Lifebuoy"

Mortars

  • Ordnance SBML 2-inch mortar
  • Ordnance ML 3-inch mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka
  • Projector, Infantry, Anti-tank (PIAT)
  • Boys anti-tank rifle
  • Bofors 37 mm

Guided explosive weapons

  • Metropolitan-Vickers Beetle (Cable guided explosive machine)

United States[edit]

A U.S. Marine armed with a M1 carbine
Two American soldiers with M1 Garand rifles

Edged weapons

  • Ka-Bar knife
  • M1 bayonet
  • M3 fighting knife
  • M4 bayonet
  • M1905 bayonet
  • M1909 bolo knife
  • M1917 bayonet
  • M1917 bolo knife
  • M1942 bayonet
  • Mark I trench knife
  • United States Marine Raider Stiletto

Sidearms

  • Colt M1903 Pocket Hammerless
  • Colt M1909 New Service
  • Colt M1911A1
  • Colt M1917
  • Colt M1927 Official Police (Also known as Colt M1927 Commando)
  • Smith & Wesson Military & Police

Submachine guns

  • M3A1 submachine gun
  • Reising M50
  • Thompson M1A1

Shotguns (Commonly used by the Marines in the Pacific theater, limited use in Europe)

  • Browning Auto-5
  • Winchester M1897
  • Winchester M1912 (Used also in the Western Front, standard-issue shotgun of the US Army)
  • Winchester M1921
  • Remington M1931
  • Stevens M520-30 and M620
  • Ithaca 37

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine
  • M1A1 Carbine (Paratrooper version of the M1 Carbine with folding stock)
  • M1 Garand
  • M2 Carbine (A small amount was used in Okinawa)
  • Enfield M1917
  • Springfield M1903A1
  • Johnson M1941 rifle

Sniper rifles

  • M1C Garand
  • Enfield M1917
  • Springfield M1903A1 and A4 (Used by USMC)
  • Winchester M1895
  • Winchester Model 70

Recoilless rifles

  • M18 recoilless rifle

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Browning M1917A1 heavy machine gun
  • Browning M1918A2 light machine gun
  • Browning M1919A4 and A6 medium machine gun
  • Browning M2HB heavy machine gun
  • Browning M2 Stinger heavy machine gun (A modified M2 aircraft variant used by USMC with a Browning M1918 bipod, a M1 Garand stock, a modified trigger and a M2 body, none are known to exist)
  • Johnson M1941 machine gun

Grenades

  • Mk.2 fragmentation hand grenade

Grenade launchers

  • M7 grenade launcher (M1 Garand attachment)

Obstacle clearing explosive charges

  • M1A1 Bangalore torpedo

Flamethrowers

  • M1A1 flamethrower
  • M2 flamethrower

Mortars

  • M1 mortar
  • M2 mortar
  • M2 4.2-inch mortar

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1A1 and M9 Bazooka rocket launcher
  • M18 recoilless rifle (Uncommon in Europe, some use in the Pacific)

Yugoslavia[edit]

Sidearms

  • Browning Hi-Power (British aid)
  • Browning FN M1910/22
  • Ruby M1914
  • Nagant M1895 (Soviet aid)
  • Luger P08 (Captured)
  • Mauser C96
  • Walther P38 (Captured)
  • Tokarev TT-33 (Soviet aid)

Submachine guns

  • Thompson M1 (American aid)
  • Sten submachine gun (British aid)
  • Beretta M1938 (Captured)
  • Suomi KP/-31 (Captured)
  • Danuvia 43M (Captured)
  • ZK-383 (Captured)
  • Erma EMP-35
  • MP 40 (Captured)
  • PPSh-41 (Soviet aid)
  • PPS-43 (Soviet aid)

Automatic rifles

  • Sturmgewehr 44 (Captured)

Rifles

  • M1 Carbine (American aid)
  • Lee–Enfield rifle (British aid)
  • Carcano rifle (Captured)
  • FN M1924
  • Karabinek wz.29
  • Steyr-Mannlicher M1895
  • vz. 24
  • Mauser Gewehr 41 (Captured)
  • Mauser Gewehr 43 (Captured)
  • Mauser Gewehr 98
  • Mauser Karabiner 98k (Captured)

Machine guns

  • Lewis machine gun
  • Maxim M1909
  • Browning M1918 (American aid)
  • Hotchkiss M1914
  • Bren machine gun (British aid)
  • Fiat–Revelli M1914
  • Breda M1930 (Captured)
  • Breda M1937 (Captured)
  • Chauchat M1915
  • Madsen machine gun
  • Schwarzlose machine gun
  • ZB vz. 26
  • MG 34 (Captured)
  • MG 42 (Captured)

Grenades

  • Vasić M12
  • M1924 Stielhandgranate (Captured)
  • M1939 Eierhandgranate (Captured)

Flamethrowers

  • Abwehrflammenwerfer 42 (Captured)

Anti-tank weapons

  • M1 Bazooka (American aid)
  • PIAT (British aid)
  • Boys anti-tank rifle (British aid)
  • Panzerfaust (Captured)
  • Panzerschreck (Captured)


WWII weapons list shown by categories

WWII weapons list shown by categories[edit]

Edged weapons
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
NR-40 Combat knife N/A Soviet Union N/A
Ka-Bar Combat knife N/A United States N/A
Fairbairn–Sykes fighting knife Combat knife N/A United Kingdom N/A
Seitengewehr 84/98 III Bayonet N/A Nazi Germany N/A
Type 30 bayonet Bayonet N/A Empire of Japan N/A
M1939 pugnale Dagger N/A Kingdom of Italy N/A
Pistols and revolvers
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
Tokarev TT-33 Pistol 7.62×25mm Tokarev Soviet Union N/A
Colt M1911A1 Pistol .45 ACP United States N/A
Webley Mk IV Revolver .38/200 British Empire N/A
Walther P38 Pistol 9×19mm Parabellum Nazi Germany N/A
Nambu Type 14 Pistol 8×22mm Nambu Empire of Japan N/A
Beretta M1934 Pistol .380 ACP Kingdom of Italy N/A
Shotguns
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
Winchester M12 Shotgun 12-Gauge United States N/A
Submachine guns
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
PPSh-41 Submachine gun 7.62×25mm Tokarev Soviet Union N/A
PPS-43 Submachine gun 7.62×25mm Tokarev Soviet Union N/A
Thompson M1A1 Submachine gun .45 ACP United States N/A
M3A1 submachine gun Submachine gun .45 ACP United States N/A
Sten Mk II Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum United Kingdom N/A
MP 40 Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum Nazi Germany N/A
Nambu Type 100 Submachine gun 8×22mm Nambu Empire of Japan N/A
Beretta M1938A Submachine gun 9×19mm Parabellum Kingdom of Italy N/A
Assault rifles, battle rifles & carbines
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
Sturmgewehr 44 Assault rifle 7.92×33mm Kurz Nazi Germany Available attachment:
  • ZF4 4× scope
Fallschirmjäger Gewehr 42 Battle rifle 7.92×57mm Mauser Nazi Germany Available attachment:
  • ZFG42 4× scope
Rifles & anti-tank rifles
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
Mosin–Nagant M1891/30 Rifle 7.62×54mmR Soviet Union Available attachment:
  • PU 3.5× scope
Tokarev SVT-38 and SVT-40 Rifle 7.62×54mmR Soviet Union Available attachment:
  • PU 3.5× scope
M1 Garand Rifle .30-06 Springfield United States Available attachment:
  • M84 2.2× scope
Springfield M1903A1 Rifle .30-06 Springfield United States Available attachment:
  • Unertl 7.8× scope
M1 Carbine Carbine .30 Carbine United States N/A
Lee–Enfield No.4 Mk I Rifle .303 British United Kingdom Available attachment:
  • No.32 Mk II 3.5× scope
Mauser Karabiner 98k Carbine 7.92×57mm Mauser Nazi Germany Available attachment:
  • ZF42 5× scope
Gewehr 43 Rifle 7.92×57mm Mauser Nazi Germany Available attachment:
  • ZF4 4× scope
Arisaka Type 99 Rifle 7.7×58mm Arisaka Empire of Japan Available attachment:
  • Type 99 4× scope
Carcano M1891/38 Rifle 6.5×52mm Mannlicher–Carcano Kingdom of Italy N/A
PTRD-41 Anti-tank rifle 14.5×114mm Soviet Union N/A
PTRS-41 Anti-tank rifle 14.5×114mm Soviet Union N/A
Machine guns
Weapons Type Cartridges Country of Origin Details
Degtyaryov DP-28 Light machine gun 7.62×54mmR Soviet Union N/A
Browning M1918A2 Light machine gun .30-06 Springfield United States N/A
Bren Mk II Light machine gun .303 British United Kingdom N/A
MG 13 Light machine gun 7.92×57mm Mauser Wehrmacht Republic N/A
Nambu Type 99 Light machine gun 7.7×58mm Arisaka Empire of Japan N/A
Breda M1930 Light machine gun 6.5×52mm Mannlicher–Carcano Kingdom of Italy N/A
Browning M1919A4 and A6 Medium machine gun .30-06 Springfield United States N/A
Vickers Mk I Medium machine gun .303 British United Kingdom N/A
Maxim M1910 Heavy machine gun 7.62×54mmR Soviet Union N/A
Browning M2HB Heavy machine gun .50 BMG United States N/A
Nambu Type 92 Heavy machine gun 7.7×58mm Arisaka Empire of Japan N/A
Breda M1937 Heavy machine gun 8×59mm RB Breda Kingdom of Italy N/A
MG 34 General purpose machine gun 7.92×57mm Mauser Nazi Germany N/A
MG 42 General purpose machine gun 7.92×57mm Mauser Nazi Germany N/A
Grenades & anti-tank grenades
Weapons Type Filling Country of Origin Details
RGD-33 Grenade TNT Soviet Union N/A
Mk 2 grenade Grenade TNT United States N/A
No.36M Mk.I Grenade Baratol United Kingdom N/A
M1924 Stielhandgranate Grenade TNT Nazi Germany N/A
Type 97 grenade Grenade TNT Empire of Japan N/A
OTO M1935 Grenade TNT Kingdom of Italy N/A
RPG-43 Anti-tank grenade TNT Soviet Union N/A
No.74 Anti-tank grenade NG United Kingdom N/A
Hafthohlladung Anti-tank grenade TNT Nazi Germany N/A
OTO L Anti-tank grenade TNT Kingdom of Italy N/A


See also[edit]

  • German designations of foreign artillery in World War II
  • German designations of foreign firearms in World War II
  • List of World War II firearms of Germany
  • List of World War II weapons
  • Lists of World War II military equipment
  • Specifications for World War II infantry weapons
  • List of secondary and special-issue World War II infantry weapons
  • List of prototype World War II infantry weapons

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