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djbooya
09-27-2008, 1:37 PM
Does anyone here know what rifles were used in WWII and can brake it down by these countries for me:

Russia/USSR
SVT-40

USA
M1 Garand
M1 carbine
(anything else?)

Germany

England

Japan

I've already got a Garand and am now thinking I want to have a larger WW II collection and possibly move into WW I. Any reliable input would be great or even links to websites that may have the details for me. Also, even though this is posted in the "rifleman's forum" if you know the standard issue pistols that were used I would like that input as well.

Thanks,

kalieracer
09-27-2008, 1:39 PM
SVT-40

moulton
09-27-2008, 1:45 PM
Does anyone here know what rifles were used in WWII and can brake it down by these countries for me:

Russia/USSR
M-91/30
m-38
m-44
PPSH-41
SVT-40

USA
M1 Garand
M1 Carbine
M1903
BAR (Browning Automatic Rifle)
M1 Thomson

Germany
K-98

England
Lee Enfield

Japan

I've already got a Garand and am now thinking I want to have a larger WW II collection and possibly move into WW I. Any reliable input would be great or even links to websites that may have the details for me. Also, even though this is posted in the "rifleman's forum" if you know the standard issue pistols that were used I would like that input as well.

Thanks,
;) added some

hybridatsun350
09-27-2008, 1:45 PM
Russia/USSR: Mosin-Nagant (M91/30, M44, M38), SVT-38/SVT-40

USA: M1 Garand, M1 Carbine, 1903A3, BAR, M1917

Germany: Mauser 98k, G43?

UK: Enfield (No.4 Mk.1, No.4 Mk.1*, and No.5 Mk.1)

Japan: Arisaka Type-38, and type 99

Italy: Carcano M91 and variants

France: MAS-36

Sailormilan2
09-27-2008, 1:48 PM
Russia..........Moisin Nagant
German.........K98 Mauser
USA.............1903A3 Springfield(early in the war, Gaudalcanal was fought using them)
M1 Garand
M1 Carbine
England.........Lee Enfield
Japan............Arisaka(in 7.7mm and 6.5mm)

jamesob
09-27-2008, 1:54 PM
u.s 1941johnson

Quiet
09-27-2008, 2:00 PM
USSR
Mosin-Nagant M-91/30
Mosin-Nagant M-38
Mosin-Nagant M-44
SVT-40
(handgun) Nagant M-1895
(handgun) Tokarev TT-33


USA
M-1 Garand
M-1 Carbine
M-1A1 Carbine (Army Airborne)
M-1941 Johnson (Para-Marines)
M-1903A3
M-1903A4
M-1918A2 BAR
(handgun) M-1911A1
(handgun) M-1917


Germany
KAR-98K
G-41
G-43
FG-42
StG-44
(handgun) Luger P-08
(handgun) Walther P-38
(handgun) Mauser HSc


UK
Enfield No.1 Mk III
Enfield No.4 Mk I
(handgun) Webley Mark IV
(handgun) Webley Mark VI
(Handgun) Enfield No2 Mk I
(handgun) Browning GP-35


Japan
Arisaka Type 38
Arisaka Type 38 Calvary
Arisaka Type 44 Calvary
Arisaka Type 99
(handgun) Nambu Type 14

Bowser
09-27-2008, 2:07 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_World_War_II_infantry_weapons

moulton
09-27-2008, 2:10 PM
USSR
Mosin-Nagant M-91/30
Mosin-Nagant M-38
Mosin-Nagant M-44
SVT-40
(handgun) Nagant M-1895
(handgun) Tokarev TT-33


USA
M-1 Garand
M-1 Carbine
M-1A1 Carbine (Army Airborne)
M-1941 Johnson (Para-Marines)
M-1903A3
M-1903A4
M-1918A2 BAR
(handgun) M-1911A1
(handgun) M-1917


Germany
KAR-98K
G-41
G-43
FG-42
StG-44
(handgun) Luger P-08
(handgun) Walther P-38
(handgun) Mauser HSc
(handgun) Radom VIS-35


UK
Enfield No.1 Mk III
Enfield No.4 Mk I
(handgun) Webley Mark IV
(handgun) Webley Mark VI
(Handgun) Enfield No2 Mk I
(handgun) Browning GP-35


Japan
Arisaka Type 38
Arisaka Type 38 Calvary
Arisaka Type 44 Calvary
Arisaka Type 99
(handgun) Nambu Type 14

9mm handgun based off of the 1911 and Browning High Power

Fate
09-27-2008, 2:39 PM
Soviets also still fielded the SVT-38 and the M91 Mosin Nagant in small numbers. Also seen reports of SKS's on the battlefield in 1945.

I see some MGs and SMGs slipping into the list.

dgc357
09-27-2008, 2:51 PM
USA- M3, M3A1 (Grease Gun)

moulton
09-27-2008, 2:53 PM
Soviets also still fielded the SVT-38 and the M91 Mosin Nagant in small numbers. Also seen reports of SKS's on the battlefield in 1945.

I see some MGs and SMGs slipping into the list.

I see any long arm that is not a shotgun as a "rifle" in this case:cool:

smle-man
09-27-2008, 5:09 PM
France also used the Berthier and Lebel rifles in 8mm Lebel and 7.5mm as well as the U.S. 1903 and U.S. M1917 rifles. Add the U.S.1917 and P14 to the Brit section. The Germans used anything they could get their hands on including all of the rifles from the Continental armies as line of communications weapons as well as the rifles from their allies such as the Austrian M95s, Hungarian M43s and the Italian M91 and M38 Carcanos. German troops occasionally used U.S. M1 carbines as battle field pick ups but never seem to have picked up M1 rifles.

Capt Jack
09-28-2008, 11:53 AM
A great website if you want to learn more about ww2 rifles:
http://www.surplusrifle.com/index.asp

You can spend all day reading about them!:D

Spiggy
09-28-2008, 10:43 PM
Japanese Weapons for the most part:

Issued Rifles

Homefront Murata Rifles
T-13
T-18
T-22

Military Std Issues
Carcano Contract Type 1
Arisaka
T-30 Rifle
T-38 Long Rifle
T-38 Carbine
T-44 Calvary
T-99 Long Rifle
T-99 Short Rifle
T-1&2 Paratrooper
T-97 Sniper Rifle

Common Handguns(Non-Issue)
Nambu Type 1 (Grandpapa)
Nambu Papa
Nambu Baby
Nambu Type 14 (Standard NCO purchase)
Type 26 Revolver
Type 94 Autoloader

Common Handguns (Foreign)
Mauser 1914/34 -Common Purchase (cheap and effective)
Browning 1910 -Common Purchase
Colt 1903 -Common Purchase
Mauser C96 -Common Capture, China campaign
British Webley & Commonwealth Clone revolvers (Common Capture on British&Commonwealth see T26)


Late towards the end of the war, Japanese Militia even resorted to using matchlock cannons, the US wasn't the only nation with a rifle behind every blade of grass

sb_pete
09-29-2008, 12:24 AM
USSR
Mosin-Nagant M-91/30
Mosin-Nagant M-38
Mosin-Nagant M-44
SVT-40
(handgun) Nagant M-1895
(handgun) Tokarev TT-33


USA
M-1 Garand
M-1 Carbine
M-1A1 Carbine (Army Airborne)
M-1941 Johnson (Para-Marines)
M-1903A3
M-1903A4
M-1918A2 BAR
(handgun) M-1911A1
(handgun) M-1917


M1941 Johnson came in both rifle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1941_Johnson_rifle)and LMG (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1941_Johnson_machine_gun). Also, they were not just used by the Para-Marines but also by the Army's1st Special Services Force (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_Brigade).

Also the American Enfield (M1917) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1917_Enfield_rifle) saw issue to rear echelon troops during the war

Also funny that the Wehrmacht used captured Polish BARs chambered in 8mm Mauser produced under license before the war (Wz. 1928). They re-designated these as IMG 28(p). Not sure if the factory continued to produce new ones in German occupied Poland though...

xibunkrlilkidsx
09-29-2008, 7:18 AM
Does anyone here know what rifles were used in WWII and can brake it down by these countries for me:

Russia/USSR
SVT-40
mosin nagants, M91/30 and m91/41?

USA
M1 Garand
M1 carbine
M1903 springfield

Germany
Mauser 98, in its many versions
Gewher 41/43

England
Lee Enfield, and its millions of versions.

Japan
Type99 Arisaka
Type38 Ariska

I've already got a Garand and am now thinking I want to have a larger WW II collection and possibly move into WW I. Any reliable input would be great or even links to websites that may have the details for me. Also, even though this is posted in the "rifleman's forum" if you know the standard issue pistols that were used I would like that input as well.

Thanks,

added what i know, and leaving off SMG, carbines, and specific variants.

motorhead
09-29-2008, 7:52 AM
german-norwiegian 1914 (colt 1911)
the krauts kept up production in occupied territories, waffenamped and issued their pistols. radom vis35 and fn p35.

nick
09-29-2008, 8:20 AM
I'd add a few that seem to be left out (although I'm not sure of the likelihood of finding some of them):

Germany:

StG44
MP43
MP40

Russia:

PPD-40
PPS-43

Also, Germans used some of the Russian 91/30s.


Finland (basically just modified Russian Mosin-Nagants):

M28
M39

Sweden:

96 Mauser

Turkey:

1903 Mauser
1938 Mauser

Czechoslovakia:

CZ 98/22
Vz24

Switzerland:

K31

SPain:

M93 Mauser
M1916

France:

MAS 36 - I like the description of this one from surplusrifle.com (which, by the way, is a very good place to start your research) - "saw very limited action in WWII" That's French to you :)

gunboat
11-11-2008, 11:26 PM
Tokarev 38 and 40
Thompson .45acp
Grease gun .45acp
Reising .45acp
Brits - 2 models of submachine guns - can't call up the names --and thompsons - not to mention 1917 enfields, both US and P-14
Sailerman -- Marines at the canal used 1903's not a3's

jpkotor
11-12-2008, 2:04 AM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_World_War_II_infantry_weapons

wikipedia for the win, thats where i went when i had this question :D