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 Gewehr 41(W) and Gewehr 43
In 1944, a shorter version of the Gewehr 43 was produced, and it was known as the Karabiner 43 even though it was only 50mm shorter.
This made the Gewehr 43 a very lethal sniper weapons, and all versions were equipped with telescopic sights as a standard accessory.
The Gewehr 43 was excellent in its sniper role and stayed in service for the Czech army for several years after the war.
www.geocities.com /pentagon/2833/heer/infantry/gewehr4143/gewehr4143.html   (460 words)

 Gewehr 43 - Biocrawler
The Gewehr 43, Karabiner 43' (G43, K43; Gew 43, Kar 43) was a semi-automatic rifle of Nazi Germany developed during World War II, developed from the G41(W) but using the gas system of the Tokarev SVT40.
The Tokarev use a much simpler gas-operated mechanism, which was soon copied by Walther into the G 41(W), producing the Gewehr 43.
The Gewehr 43 performed well in sniper role and stayed in service for the Czech army for several years after the war.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gewehr_43   (725 words)

 Modern Firearms - Gewehr 43 / Gew.43 / Kar.43 semi-automatic rifle
Gewehr 41(W) / G41(W) - the direct predecessor for the G43 / K43.
The resulting design was designated as Gewehr 43, or Gew.43, or G43 in short.
In the 1944 the Gew.43 was re-designated as Kar.43 (Karabiner 43, K43), with no visible changes made, and under this designation it was manufactured until the end of the war.
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 BELLUM - Gewehr 43 (Gew 43, G43) - Karabiner 43 (Kar 43)
Gewehr 43 (Gew 43) - Karabiner 43 (Kar 43)
Karabiner 43 (Kar 43): were produced in 1944 and differed from the Gewehr 43 in that it had a larger trigger guard and were 51mm shorter.
The "Gewehr 43" or "Karabiner 43" (Kar 43) was a further improvment of the Gewehr 41.
www.bellum.nu /armoury/Gewehr43.html   (302 words)

 Gewehr 43
The G 43 solved the vexing problems associated with its predecessor.
The pictured G 43 sniper rifle was an effective and deadly weapon in the hands of German snipers and sharp-shooters.
The G 43 is a highly sought after by collectors.
efour4ever.com /gewehr43.htm   (226 words)

 Karabiner 98k Rifle
Each Gewehr Kar98k rifle was furnished with a short length of cleaning rod, fitted through the bayonet stud.
The effect is equivalent to that of a "defensive" type of grenade, the radius of fragmentation being described by an enemy document as about 30 yards and a maximum range of 265 yards when fired from a Kar98.
The Gewehr Panzergranate 30 consisted of a seamless steel tubular forward section containing a ballistic cap, hollow-charge cone, and TNT bursting charge and a rear portion made up of light aluminum alloy containing a fuse and exploder system.
efour4ever.com /mauserkar98.htm   (1326 words)

 Guides: Medal of Honor: Frontline Guide (GCN)
This is why you want to use the Gewehr to sight forward occasionally and find out what's there before you walk up to it.
Deal with these four jerks, rain grenades down the far side of the street (on a good day, the Brits only advance as far as the small alley in the house you're supposed to be in).
You need to be quick about using the B.A.R. and Gewehr at terminating as many goons as possible from ground level and making it to a staircase to kill off the attackers.
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 The Probert Encyclopaediat
The Gewehr 41 is a German gas-operated, self-cocking semi-automatic rifle manufactured by Walther and developed in 1941.
The Gewehr 43 was a German semi-automatic rifle based upon the Gewehr 41.
The Gewehr 98 k is a German carbine based upon the Gewehr 98, but six inches shorter.
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 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gewehr 41(M) and G41(W) By 1940, it became apparent that some form of a semi-automatic rifle, with a higher rate of fire than existing bolt-action rifle models, was necessary to improve the infantry's combat efficiency.
The Gewehr 43 stayed in service with the Czechoslovak army for several years after the war.
The important consideration is that no changes were made to the rifle design specifically to coincide with the nomenclature change from Gewehr to Karabiner, with the exception of the letter stamped on the side.
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 Gewehr 43
The end result was result was the production of the Mauser Gewehr 41(W).
Then the Germans adapted the Tokarev's gas-operated system and adapted it for the Gewehr 43, or G 43, the replacement for the wanting G 41.
The Gewher 43 used the standard German 7.92 cartridge and held 10 rounds in its magazine.
www.efour4ever.com /gewehr43.htm   (226 words)

 Lone Sentry: TM-E 30-451 Handbook on German Military Forces: Rifles and Automatic Rifles: Small Arms: Weapons
The Gewehr 98 fires rifle grenades from a grenade launcher cup or from a spigot launcher.
Both models are gas-operated; the gases are compressed in a gas choke at the muzzle, forcing to the rear a floating piston mounted concentrically around the barrel.
This weapon, originally known as the Gewehr 43, is a semi-automatic rifle and was developed from the Gewehr 41.
www.lonesentry.com /manuals/tme30/ch7sec2sub5.html   (703 words)

 World War II Guns - Gewehr 33/40/41/43
Gewehr 33/40 was a mountain troops rifle that had been shortened for mountain operations.
It also had steel butt plate to enable the rifle to be used as climbing aid.
Gewehr 41 was a rather short-lived German semiautomatic rifle production that was soon replaced by model Gewehr 43 that had better semiautomatic system, which was copied from Soviet SVT designs that had been captured early on in the Operation Barbarossa (invasion of Soviet Union).
www.wwiiguns.com /gewehr33404143/gewehr33404143.html   (95 words)

 Call of Duty 2 for PS2 on Gamerhelp.com
The Gewehr 98 proved to be the most powerful yet safest bolt-action rifle of its time, and was used for civilian purposes such as sport.
The Gewehr 98 was also manufactured from the finest materials with precision gunmaking techniques, setting it apart from other weapons of its kind.
It continued to be the standard sniper weapon even after semi-automatic weapons were introduced, such as the Gewehr 43, due to the snipers' need for the best precision possible, which is not possible with semi-automatic weapons.
www.gamerhelp.com /pc/CallofDuty2/106260.shtml   (18665 words)

 Wiking Handbook - Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This weapon was first issued to Wiking troops for field trials as the MP43, and its success in Wiking led to its eventual mass-production and issue to the rest of the Wehrmacht.
Stielhandgranate 43: Similar in appearance as the "potato masher", but with a igniter in the head.
Gewehr Panzergranate: Rifle-launched anti-tank grenade produced in several different sizes; also launched from the cup-type launcher.
www.wiking.org /topics/handbookweap.htm   (624 words)

 Apple - Games - Continue Your Tours of Duty
Gewehr 43 ZF4: This scout’s sniper rifle features semi-automatic firing and a five-round clip, so you don’t have to reload after each shot.
Fallschirmjager Gewehr 42: Equipped with assault soldiers, this rifle was developed for paratroopers who needed something light but powerful during their missions.
Gewehr 43: This rifle was the result of German engineers examining captured Tokarev SVT-40s and incorporating its gas-powered reloading system, which produced a higher rate of fire than the Gewehr 41 (W).
www.apple.com /games/articles/2004/11/toursofduty   (1709 words)

 ArmsLocker Forums - Gewehr 43 found in a lake near Hamburg
Gewehr 43 found in a lake near Hamburg
Above is a compilation of photographs of a G43 that was found in a lake near Hamburg.
The G43 would make a great wall hanger and so would the B.A.R. rifle.The Gewehr 43 doe's look pretty good for being in water all those years.
www.armslocker.com /forums/showthread.php?t=36079&goto=newpost   (270 words)

 Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 - Weapons
Their first attempt, the Gewehr 41, was less than successful, and was issued only in limited numbers.
When the Germans captured numbers of the Russian SVT 40, they found the mechanism it employed far simpler than the version used in the Gewehr 41, and copied it for their own use.
For specialized demolition charges or anti-tank work, six StiGr 43 grenade heads could be secured round a seventh in a configuration known as a Geballte Ladung (clenched charge).
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 IW Nation - The Infinity Ward Community Forums -> United Offensive Renders
Weighing about 43 pounds with tripod, the M1919A6 was easier to transport with infantry units, as well as easier to mount on tanks.
It was unwieldy, difficult to reload and unreliable in the field, and when German troops found themselves face-to-face with the superior Tokarev SVT-40, its limitations cost many lives.
It launched a larger 3.46-inch shell over an effective range of more than 160 yards, and, in the competent hands of a two-man crew, became the stuff of nightmares for Allied tank crews, who took to reinforcing their tanks with sandbags and extra lengths of track to combat the Panzerschrek's unparalleled armor-piercing capabilities.
www.iwnation.com /Forums/index.php?showtopic=9108&st=0   (1875 words)

 CoD Equipment
The Gewehr 43 replaced the Gewehr 41 and was generally used for sniping.
The Gewehr 43 had a number of improvements over the Gewehr 41, including a removeable box magazine.
The nomenclature was changed again later in 1944 from MP (meaning Maschinen Pistole) to StG (meaning Sturm Gewehr) or assault rifle.
www.deadboneplatoon.com /equipment   (1459 words)

 CoD Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Samozaryadnaya Vintovka Tokareva-40 ("Tokarev self-loading rifle"), manufactured between 1941 and 1945, was a major update from the standard Mosin-Nagant bolt-action fifles of the Red Army.
Early in the war, the Germans produced a reloading rifle called the Gewehr 41(W).
It was unwiedly, difficult to reload and unreliable in the field, and when Herman troops found themselves face-to-face with the superior Tokarev SVT-40, it limitations cost many lives.
personal.bgsu.edu /~wgraver/weapons.html   (726 words)

 Waffenmeister: G43
The G43 Gewehr 43 was officially changed to K43 Karabiner 43 on April the 25th 1944, simply for propaganda reasons.
It shows the weapon type Gewehr 43, the designation G43, the serial number 5923.H and was issued on the 10th of December 1944.
On my return from leave I had discovered that the regiment had a small stock of Model 43 semi-automatic rifles, and after trying out a couple had selected the best, which the weapons and supply NCO guarded with his life.
panzergrenadier.net /article-G43.php   (2720 words)

 Heat of Battle v.32 Manual
Taking design aspects of the SVT38 and SVT40, the Germans designed a new weapon, which was designated the Gewehr 43 (G43).
Production started in October 1943; total production of the G43 until the end of the war was 402,713.
When Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941 they soon encountered the SVT40 and used any they captured as the Selbstladegewehr 259(r).
www.heatofbattle.net /manual/weapons.html   (762 words)

 Battlefield 1942
This new model developed during the War is a popular weapon among the German troops, being lighter and easier to reload than its Gewehr 41(W) predecessor.
The Gewehr 43 semiautomatic rifle comes standard with a telescopic site, making it ideal for sniper situations.
This Axis anti-aircraft vehicle was created by mounting a 37mm anti-aircraft gun on the reliable chassis of the T-38 tank.
www.ea.com /official/battlefield/1942/us/secretweapons/new_weapons.jsp?state=100010&ncc=1   (972 words)

 Gewehr K43 - Histoire, fiche technique et photo
Le fusil Gewehr K41 en mode de tir semi-automatique entre en dotation dans l'Armée allemande en 1941.
En 1943, les ingénieurs allemands décident de créer une version modernisée du fusil semi-automatique Gewehr K41, dénommée K43, qui est produite à un nombre assez important.
Le mode semi-automatique du Gewehr 43 permet aux forces allemandes de disposer d'une arme à bonne cadence de tir, à l'image du fusil US M1 Carabine américain.
www.dday-overlord.com /gewehr_43.htm   (198 words)

 FanFiction.Net - Taskforce Hunter: European Theater 1944, a Sakura Wars fanfic
The men of squad Alpha were equipped the British Sten Submachine gun fitted with built in silencers.
Squad bravo was outfitted with a more conventional arsenal; Lt. Grey and Sgt. Cray each had an MP40, Rozakis, Wayne and Eldridge each had a Gewehr 43, Ashcroft took burden of being the BAR man and Wood took the responsibility of being the team sniper he was armed with a Springfield M1903A4.
Beside him was 1st Lt. Maria Tachibana cleaned the barrel of her custom made scoped Gewehr 43.
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 3834 - Upgrade for StuG. III Ausf G early production (set 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Set 2 offers interior parts – etched brass ammo racks, small arms (two sets of their "WB" German sets with two MP40s, one MP44 and one Gewehr 43 in each set), ammo pouches, a shell casing catch basket for the 7.5 cm gun, two turned brass 7.5 cm rounds, and a turned aluminum barrel.
This set also includes a sheet of Cartograf decals with three different finishing options, but as is unfortunately consistent with these sets, no listing of who they belong to or where these vehicles were serving.
As the small arms are provided on two generic Generation 2 weapons sprues some useful spares, such as two Sturmgewehr 44 assault rifes and two Gewehr 43 semi-automatic rifles, are included.
www.cyber-hobby.com /html/3834-review.htm   (784 words)

Historical figures of scopes being ordered by the army proves they thought the sniper was a valuable asset.
The Gewehr 41 was preferred by observers as they were automatic.
It wasn't until 1943 that the Germans had a comparable rifle for the snipers in the Gewehr 43.
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The Volkstrum weapons consist of one each panzerfaust, 98k carbine, Gewehr 43, Steyr-Solothurn S1-100, and a MP38 with it's folding shoulder stock.
The figure poses use three of the 98k carbines, the panzerfaust, and the MP38 machine pistol.
The Gewehr 43 rifle and the Solothurn sub-machine gun will be excess as well as one of the 98k carbines.
www.internetmodeler.com /2002/august/first-looks/DML_6161.htm   (400 words)

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