Weapons of World War Two

Weapons of World War Two

World War Two marked the clash of the world's greatest powers, many of which had already developed advanced weapons and military systems. However, the sophisticated nature of some of the technology possessed by Axis and Allied Powers during World War Two meant it was a tough battle for each leader to keep their weapons technology ahead of that of the opposition.

As a result of the advanced nature of combat, World War Two saw extremely rapid technological innovation and many of the foundation weapons systems we use or have developed today were first introduced between 1939 and 1945.

Below is a list of some of the better known weapons that were used by the Axis and Allies Powers during World War Two:

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