Guns of WWII




 
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February 14th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 

Topic: Guns of WWII


I was watching the History Channel and saw the pathetic guns given to the japanese. Anyways I was wondering what weapons were given to the US soldiers.
February 14th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
This is of course a partial list, but here are some of the weapons our troops carried:

-M1903 Springfield http://world.guns.ru/rifle/rfl07-e.htm
-M1 Carbine http://world.guns.ru/rifle/rfl08-e.htm
-M1 Garand http://world.guns.ru/rifle/rfl05-e.htm
-M1911A1 Colt .45 http://world.guns.ru/handguns/hg04-e.htm
-M1 Thompson http://world.guns.ru/smg/smg29-e.htm
-M3 "Greasegun" http://world.guns.ru/smg/smg32-e.htm
-M1918A2 BAR http://world.guns.ru/machine/mg36-e.htm
-M2 Browning http://world.guns.ru/machine/mg04-e.htm

Now who's your favorite moderator?
February 14th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 
The cowboy who calls himself Redneck!
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February 14th, 2004  
Redneck
 
 
Haha, heck yeah, brother!
February 14th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: Good


WW II rifles had great range and accuracy.
February 14th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 
The submachine guns were good too.
February 17th, 2004  
No MERCY
 
 

Topic: SAIPAN


The marines had a hard time taking the island of SAIPAN. The Japs had improvised weapons and well camoflauged bunkers. Their machine guns were the best on that island. They took out most of our tanks and a large number of our men by ambush. but our bazooka did the job along with "CODE TALKERS."
February 17th, 2004  
SHERMAN
 
 

Topic: Just this


I went to the shooting range just this fryday. Fired the M1 Carabin.
Its the standart for the Israeli Civil Guard. Funny thing, we got US straps, ammo boxes, cleanning equippment, all from WWII...At least you know, if it did not break in the last 50 years, it wont break now....
March 3rd, 2004  
Popeye
 
 
M1 was a great gun and gave a severe advantage to the US forces fire-power wise. Still some preffered the early issue '03 for its greater accuracy. One a Sgt. you could have a choice of keeping your M1 or getting a M1 Carbine or Thompson, my grandfather said he chose the carbine cause the Tommy Gun had a kicking recoil.
March 9th, 2004  
No MERCY
 
 

Topic: safe


The M1 was the only thing that kept a code talker safe. Not really. Easy to say that here. I don't have bullets flying over head. But the sarge had the machine gun. This kept them safe. They only carried about 5 x-tra mags and about 2 to3 grenades. They weren't really well defended. I think good training had a lot to do with our victory.