Presentation on theme: "American Weapons in WWII. Bigger, Faster, Stronger! Weapons were now needed to be made at a higher frequency so mass production was a must! Bolt Actions."— Presentation transcript:
Bigger, Faster, Stronger! Weapons were now needed to be made at a higher frequency so mass production was a must! Bolt Actions etc. were now out of date, they needed weapons that could fire fast and deliver a punch The War also called for heavy equipment such as planes, ships, tanks, trucks, and various types of vehicles This also supplied Americans with countless jobs for the War effort
Handhelds The Colt 1903 was a officers weapon for sometime in WWII The M1911 was the standardized pistol for American Soldiers and was Genius for Grenades commonly used were the Mk-II Pineapple, and Mk-III concussion- it was used to rampage trenches and oblivious
Rifles and Explosives The two common rifles of WWII were the M1 Garand and M1 Carbine, these rifles also saw the most action Submachine guns included the thompson and the M3Grease Gun Explosives included the M1A1 Bazooka, and M1A1 Flame thrower Mortors included the M1, M2, and M19
Airplanes Planes like the b-29 super fortress and the b- 17 were crucial in successfully completing bombing missions The Northrop P-61 black widow played a major role in all theatres with its specially equipped technology allowing pilots to strike by night Accurately The P-38 Lightning or Fork-Tailed Devil by Germans it was fast powerful and was the brainchild of aviation
War at Sea Ships were mainly used In the Pacific theatre with Japan and also in the Europe theatre for D-Day and to transport The USS Iowa was (bb-61) Battleship (1 st of its kind) was used to deter Japanese Imperials The USS Enterprise Big E was the most famed Aircraft Carriers used in WWII it was the first to sink a Japanese submarine it also was involved in Doolittle raids having B-25s take off and attack Japans capital
Land and Artillery Jeeps saw the most action in WWII, 3 were made every 4 minutes, it could even run under water with special intake and exhaust attachments LVT the Amphibious vehicle saw action mainly in Japan but proved useful also trucks for carrying soldiers like m2/m9 half track and GMC- Deuce and a ½ Tanks from Super heavy like the T-28 and light like the M24 Chafee were used to take ground
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