World War II Weapons

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World War II Weapons

  1. 1. World War II Weaponry By Dylan, Greg, and Matt
  2. 2. Fat Man <ul><li>There were two atomic bombs, called Fat Man (plutonium), and Little Boy(uranium) </li></ul><ul><li>Fat Man detonated 1800 feet above the ground killing 40,000 instantly and injuring 25,000 </li></ul><ul><li>This explosion was the equivalent of 21 kilotons of TNT </li></ul>
  3. 3. Little Boy <ul><li>Little Boy was a uranium bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima. </li></ul><ul><li>The blast was equivalent to 13-16 kilotons of TNT and killed 140,000 people. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bren LMG <ul><li>Great Britain’s primary LMG (Light Machine Gun) firing the .30 caliber bullet at a rate of 500 rpm </li></ul><ul><li>Was heavier than the average light machine gun, because of this it had to be partially disassembled for relocation </li></ul><ul><li>Even when partially disassembled it took two soldiers to carry </li></ul>
  5. 5. MG42 <ul><li>The MG42 was the primary machine gun for the German army </li></ul><ul><li>This rifle was also one of the most deadly machine guns in the war </li></ul>
  6. 6. MP44 <ul><li>The MP44 was the most used rifle by the Germans </li></ul><ul><li>The rate of fire was 500 rounds per minute </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bazooka The bazooka was the one of the first anti-armor (AA) guns put into service. The German form of the bazooka was called the panzershreck The bazooka was active until the Vietnam War
  8. 8. M1 Howitzer <ul><li>The Howitzer was a German artillery cannon </li></ul><ul><li>The bullets it fired were 105 caliber </li></ul><ul><li>It had an effective 11,270m range </li></ul>

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