Military Hardware

German MP40

It was a fully automatic smg

9mm

High rate of fire

Larger magizine

Lighter weight of 3.5 lbs

WWII
cold war
Vietnam war

At the outbreak of World War II, the majority of German soldiers carried either Karabiner 98k rifles or MP 40's, both of which were regarded as the standard weapons of choice for an infantryman.

It was a fully automatic smg

9mm

High rate of fire

Larger magizine

Lighter weight of 3.5 lbs

thompson m1a1

45 acp

6.8 lbs

Option of drum magazine

Stainless steel body

Wood stock and handle

Dust bolt cover protects from mud/dirt

It is important because its large caliber could penetrate nazi armor.

p51 mustang

73X airframe

P-51B/C

P-51D

RAF's 2 TAF

12.7 mm

This air craft was important because Mustang pilots claimed 4,950 enemy aircraft shot down.