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Shadows of Duat - Weapons

Bodeo 1889

The Italians nicknamed him coscia d’agnello "leg of lamb". The Bodeo was adopted by the Regio Esercito in 1891 and was named after Carlo Bodeo, the head of the commission who recommended its adoption, making it the main auxiliary weapon of the Italian Royal Army of the time.


Webley Mark VI

Webley service revolvers are among the most powerful vertical aperture revolvers produced, the Mk VI being adopted as the standard revolver of British troops and the Commonweath. proved to be a very tough and reliable weapon, well suited for mud and the adverse conditions of trench warfare.


Mauser C96

Since it was produced in 1896 in Germany, Mauser manufactured approximately one million C96 pistols. The Mauser C-96 is a semi-automatic pistol, with integral case magazine in front of the trigger and a round wooden handle, they gave the nicknames in other countries as Broomhandle or as Cannon of box.


FN M1900

The FN M1900 is a single-action semi-automatic pistol, designed around 1896 by John Moses Browning and produced in Belgium by the Fabrique Nationale d Herstal in the early 20th century. It was the first mass-produced pistol to use a slide.


Colt M1911

The M1911 is a single-action, magazine-fed, recoil-operated semi-automatic pistol. The United States Army's mainline auxiliary weapon since 1911. This weapon uses the .45 ACP cartridge and can hold up to 7 bullets in its magazine.



Martini-Henry rifles were used during World War I by colonial troops on the African and Middle Eastern fronts. It was supplied (in the early stages of the war) to pilots to try to shoot down observation balloons and other aircraft.


Lee-Enfield MKIII

Designed by the Royal Small Arms Factory Enfield in England in 1916, it is a highly reliable weapon that uses 2 5-shell combs. It allows a faster reload than old bolt-action rifles, and with its short barrel it becomes a very comfortable rifle to use in different environments.


Gewehr 98

Its advanced features allowed it to replace the previous German Army rifle, and thus became the standard rifle of the German infantry in World War I. Many of these rifles were modified for hunting or shooting.


M97 "Trench sweeper"

Known as Model 97, M97 or Trench Shotgun, it is a sliding shotgun with external hammer and tubular tank, with capacity for 5 cartridges. Originally produced as a stronger and stronger version than the Model 1893. It has the mechanism drawer adapted to the innovative smokeless gunpowder and dismantleable barrel, it becomes the most popular shotgun in the American arms market. Unlike most sliding shotguns, the M97 fired every time the bolt was closed and the trigger was held down.



This two-barrel submachine gun with its respective magazines, fires pistol cartridges with a capacity of 50 cartridges (25 per magazine). With an extremely high rate of 3,000 rounds per minute, it proved to be more successful as a ground weapon, as its pistol ammunition was not powerful enough to inflict sufficient damage on the aircraft for which it was designed. It was highly prized as a squadron weapon by the Arditi, the Italian Army’s assault troops in World War I.



Main weapon of the Stoßtruppen (stormtroopers, in German), specialized in trench fighting, adopted in 1918. Its basic design influenced the design of later submachine guns and showed its superiority over the standard infantry rifle in urban and mobile warfare as well as guerrilla warfare.


Thompson Mod.1921

It’s a submachine gun with great stopping power. This was the first mass-produced model, with a 50-round drum magazine. It is a semi-recoil action weapon (semi blowback) with a friction bolt (blish lock). This model was intended and designed as a Colt . 45 automatic gun for sweeping trenches.



This weapon is widely used as an aircraft machine gun. It has a distinctive barrel cooling cover and a magazine mounted on top. It weighs 12.7 kg, only half a typical medium machine gun of the time. The Germans first faced the Lewis in 1914, nicknamed it the "Belgian rattlesnake". The British quickly adopted it in the last months of 1915.

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