The submitter of the above "Weapons Trivia" is incorrect. The weapons are not re-skinned from Call of Duty 2, neither are the animations are reused.
The WW2 weapons, in Call of Duty: Black Ops, are updated from Call of Duty: World at War, and some from even Call of Duty 3. Their models, textures, and animations have been updated as well. Add
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Much like World at War, the WW2 era weapons are re-used from the models used in Call of Duty 2. Like before they are re-skinned with higher resolution textures. The reload animations remain the same. Add