World War II

Holman Steam Mortar

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An innovative “Novelty” Weapon designed by The Holman Manufacturing Company (Tools) of Cornwall, England – The Holman Projector was envisioned as deploy …

US M42 .45 Caliber Machine Gun

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Produced by The United Defense Manufacturing Company, The Model 42 was envisioned as a suitable replacement for the aging Thompson Sub-Machine Gun (in use by American Mil …

British Mark III Helmet

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Designed to replace The Brodie Helmet of World War One, The Mark III was nicknamed "The Turtle" (Due to it's low set style on the head of the wearer). Although approved f …

German MG-42 Machine Gun

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Designed by Werner Gruner in 1942 fir The German War effort, The MG 42 was one of the most effective squad automatic weapons deployed during The War. Using a 7.92mm Mause …

Italian Model 33 Helmet

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The Fascist Armies of Benito Mussolini had adopted The French Adrian Helmet of WW I as the Standard issue of their military Forces. Wishing a more robust style in headgea …

German Junkers Ju-87 ''Stuka'' Bomber

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The iconic German Dive Bomber was a staple of The Luftwaffe Forces in the early years of The War. Originally produced and flown in 1935, a Squadron was Field tested durin …

German STG-44 Assault Rifle

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Considered by many to be the first "true" Assault Rifle, The STG 44 (also called The MP 44), was created by Hugo Schmeisser in 1943. The weapon was capable of both semi a …

German Walther P38 Pistol

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The Walther P-38 Pistol was a semi-automatic sidearm, adopted as the Official weapon of The Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany.A reliable and robust weapon, it was interested and …

Soviet M13 ''Katyusha'' MRL

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The Soviet M-13 Mobile Rocket Launcher, nicknamed "The Katyusha" by The Russians and "Stalin's Organ" by The Germans, was a series of 13 or more steel rails that could go …

US M1 AT Weapon

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Known as The "Bazooka" or "Stovepipe", The M-1 Recoilless Anti-Tank Weapon was a first successful attempt to provide a hand-held rocket delivery system to The Infantry. D …