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Japanese Artillery Rockets WWII - Weapons and Warfare

Weapons and Warfare throughout history and the analysis of doctrine, strategy and tactics.

World War II Artillery: Types

Japanese Infantry Rocket Artillery of World War II

Type 4 20cm rocket launcher 4.jpg

A Type 88 used as coastal artillery on Attu Island in 1943

Japanese tanks of World War II

German 37mm anti-aircraft gun.

Type 96 AA Gun

Bofors AA gun

Depends how you define best, I think the soviets win the artillery game. As for usage though the Americans Triumphed with their quick response times.

WWII Japanese Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Palau Island - Stock Image

german artillery ww2


Picture of Type 3 Chi-Nu Medium Tank

World War II in the Philippines Japanese artillery position on the Bataan peninsula (Luzon)

Heavier tanks with larger guns (75-80 mm.) were on the drawing board as 1943 ended but none saw operational service.

Guide to some early war Japanese armored vehicles.

More information. More information. Chinese anti aircraft gun

As a trailed artillery piece, the anti-tank gun was fielded in North Africa and Italy, and with better effect in the Pacific, where it could take on ...

Rocket artillery

A Japanese anti-aircraft gun in action

Picture of M1 (Bazooka) / (2.36-inch Rocket Launcher M1) Reusable

A Type 4 rocket launcher in the Yasukuni Shrine

Type 92 heavy machinegun - one of the few Japanese rapid-fire and suppression weapons which were belt-fed. Wouldn't look out of place in WWI and often used ...

The experimental Windkanone (Wind Cannon) on the gun park at the German artillery testing

Russian Antitank Guns of WW2

Picture of 120mm Gun M1 Towed / Stationary Anti-Aircraft (AA) Gun

During the later part of the war, Germany became subject to massive bombing attacks by heavy Allied bombers. In desperation, Nazi Germany formed a unit that ...

Type 1 Ho-Ha- for all this time, I've thought that the Japanese army's only form of mobility were in trucks, turns out they have their own armored personnel ...

V-2 Rocket taking off

These are wide-ranging but two in particular seem very popular: WWII weapons in the Vietnam War, which has been tou…

Comprising a pair of 10-foot wheels connected by a drum axle packed with 2

WWII Japanese Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Palau Island - Stock Image

A Soviet Army soldier loads an M-13 rocket onto a BM-13 Katyusha launcher rail

The 88mm gun (eighty-eight) seen in the middle of the pictue was a German anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun from World War II.

FWS Armory: ROCKET GUNS by Yoel

Type 100 SMG (top) and Type 99 light machinegun (bottom)- these two reminds me of an iconic British and German weapon (German MP18 for the Type 100 and BREN ...

Picture of Type 4 Ho-Ro Self-Propelled Artillery / Close-Support Gun

The Second World War witnessed the introduction of hundreds of cutting-edge and often bizarre weapons, many of which became quite famous.

Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go light tank knocked out by Australian anti-tank fire during Battle of Muar in Malaya, late Jan 1942 Source Australian War Memorial

Japanese 75mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Captured by 2nd Marine Division, Saipan June 44 |

Japanese Type 97 field stripped

Picture of the 12.8cm FlaK 40


WWII Ordnance Illustrated Issue 10

This thing really has no excuse for being this crap. It's basically a copy of the German MP18 from WWI... except it was introduced in 1939.

Japanese Army infantrymen during the Battle of Wuhan, 1938

Picture of Bishop Self-Propelled Artillery (SPA)

This is the 770th AAAGBn with 120 mm (almost 5 inch diameter) anti-aircraft guns at firing practice at Yakima Firing Center, ca. 1952.

Automatic Weapons: American vs. German 1943 War Department (US Army); World War II

Japanese Type 98 AA gun (20mm)

The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 commonly known as 88 or Acht-acht in German was an 88mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun during the Second World War ...

Picture of Type 89 Chi-Ro Medium Tank

M4A4 cutaway view

(Not every WWII-era weapon lost during the Korean War was a high-priority replacement in 1953. In this heap of weapons captured by the US Army, ...

ULTIMATE WEAPONS TESTING* (Latest Russian tanks, jets, & rocket launchers!) - YouTube

1944 U.S. War Department Training Film "FLAK" Anti-Aircraft Artillery

Type 91 howitzer (top) and Type 94 anti-tank gun (bottom)- as with most Japanese weapons, they wouldn't look out of place in WWI or even the Russo-Japanese ...

... 96 Hotchkiss gun was magazine fed, which meant unlike the 40mm Bofors the gun would have to cease firing to have a new magazine put in place.

World War II Technology: Land Warfare Weapons--Artillery

Go For Broke National Education Center - Preserving the Legacy of the Japanese American Veterans of World War II

... the German heavy guns at the time of the First World War. The wheels come from Caterpillar trucks. They were in theory to resist the explosive loads of ...

In Stalingrad, thousands of German guns were left to the advancing Soviets because the 6th Army couldn't take the guns with them as they retreated into the ...

Type 97 AT Rifle with handles (image from world.guns.ru).

An A4 (alias V2) is prepared for launch. (Image credit: Missile Defense Agency)


Type 91 howitzer (top) and Type 94 anti-tank gun (bottom)- as with most Japanese weapons, they wouldn't look out of place in WWI or even the Russo-Japanese ...

One of numerous Arisaka models produced, ammunition was often a problem as each have differing calibers and the fact that every time it is fired, ...

Type 4 Chi-To - one of the few Japanese tanks on the drawing board and prototype stage designed for armored warfare near the end of WWII.

Training Maneuvers - Gun crew leading an anti-aircraft gun.

Type 90 Field Gun

AWESOME POWER Russian Military Smerch Multiple rocket launcher

It was the standard tank used by the Polish Army during Defensive Wars in September 1939. Its chassis was used as the base for the C7P artillery tractor.

Japan WWII room in Dragon Mans Military Museum

U.S. WWII M1A1 Bazooka Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher


Short answer:- Because the Japanese AAA still depended on conventional fuzes, while USN adopted the devastatingly effective proximity fuze.

Katyusha Rocket Launcher: World War II

Polish Greatness (Blog): Polish Inventions: WW2 Weapons Development and Technology

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units

World War 2 Italian Guns (1939-1945) - Small Arms of the Italian Infantryman during the Second World War

German machine gun MG 42 in world war 2