The MG 42 was issued to German units in the mid war period and had a prodigious rate of fire of 1200 rounds a minute . These weapons were issued to heavy machine gun companies in infantry and Panzer formations.
The German infantryman's prime objective was to support and serve the superb light machine guns used by the German army. The MG 34 and the later model MG 42 could lay down terrific suppressive fire that.
Africa Korps infantry served in North Africa from Feb 1941 until to May 1943 these figures can also be used to represent German troops in the Italian campaign . Notable units serving in North Africa include the 15th Panzer Division, 21st Panzer Division a.
The 81mm mortar was a formidable weapon in German hands. The rapid targeting and accurate fire of these weapons when employed by German forces brought forth deadly results. These mortars were issued to the heavy weapons companies under battalion control.