Americans trained for eight weeks, Japanese trained since childhood and trained not to surrender
American: M1 Garand rifle, M1911 pistol, Frag Grenade, Bayonet, M1 Helmet, Combat Knife, D and K Rations
Japanese: Arisaka rifle, Nambu Type 94 Pistol, Knee Mortar, Type 97 Grenade, Bayonet, Adrian Helmet, Combat Knife, Fish and Rice for Rations
- Type 100 and 99: Fully automatic machine guns.
- Type 92 Heavy Machine Gun: Belt feed, rapid fire suppression machine gun, mainly used for defense only.
- A6M Zero: one of the best fighters at the start of WWII. It became obsolete as the Americans introduced better aircraft and tactics. It is armed with two MGs and cannons on the wings.
- G4M Betty- The iconic Japanese bomber, Gave up protection for speed and range, a single hit to the fuselage or engine would not only cripple the aircraft but more often turn it into an explosive fireball.
- M6A1 Seiran- Torpedo/dive bomber designed to be launched from submarine aircraft carriers.
- Akagi Class Aircraft Carrier- Basic carrier
- Yamato Class Super Battleship- Mobile and one of two of the biggest battleships ever built
- Thompson Machine Gun- low velocity and failed to penetrate light armor, ineffective in jungle battle. The M1 model had a 50 round box magazine instead of the familiar looking round drum.
- Flamethrower- Shot flame, used to clear bunkers and manholes
- Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR)- Neither a machine gun nor a rifle, usually equipped with a bipod.
- P-51 Mustang- No other combat aircraft of the war could go as far and fly as high as the Mustang. Very fast, with excellent handling and armament.
- F4U Corsair- Designed to have the smallest body with the most powerful engine available.
- B-29 Superfortress- First pressurized bomber to enter service, dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
- Higgins Boat- Landing craft
- USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31)- Conventionally-Powered AIrcraft Carrier
- USS North Carolina (BB-55)- Fast Battleship