Since the game has full mod support, here's a great list of mods available for BF1942, courtesy of Redditor Sonic_Dah_Hedgehog
Battlefield™ is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Now available on Origin as a digital download for the first time, experience Battlefield 1942™, the game that started it all.
Original game description:
Relive the greatest war in history in Battlefield 1942. Experience the heat of battle as you heroically storm the beaches of Normandy, drive a tank across the deserts of northern Africa or pilot a fighter plane during the Battle of Midway. Choose your weapon and then jump into an all-out, raging firefight. From bazookas to battleships, a massive arsenal is at your command. Prepare to face the enemy in the air, in the deep and on the battlefield!
Fight on to victory: Experience all-out combat in all four theaters: South Pacific, North Africa, Eastern and Western Europe.
Duke it out in huge online skirmishes: Go to war online with up to 64 players in one explosive online battle.
Turn the tide with grit and gunpowder: Take control of 35 machines of war. You'll pick up the sidearm of your choice and get behind the wheel of a variety of vehicles, ships, and aircraft to go to war on land, sea, and air during some of the most famous and pivotal battles of the Second World War.