German Secret Weapons

The advanced German weapons of World War 2

In World War 2, Germany had a significant advantage in several fields of weapons technology. The German advantage was particularly noticeable at the beginning of the war, and towards the end of the war, with a diverse series of innovative weapons, commonly referred to as German secret weapons by The Allies, and Wonder Weapons by the Germans.

The German advantage in weapons technology was not a coincidence. It was the result of three main factors:

German Secret Weapons

Jet and rocket aircraft

Other advanced aircraft

Guided Weapons

Submarines

Army weapons

Electronics

The above list of German weapons does not include many other innovative weapons development projects which did not become operational before World War 2 ended, but which greatly influenced the post-war East-West arms race. It also does not include many other advanced German weapons which did participate in World War 2, but to which The Allies had equivalent weapons.

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