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  25mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Type 96 (1936) Twin Mount

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Ian Smith 2010
Gun History
Delivered to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) as 25mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Type 96 (1936) twin barrel. The serial nunbers of each gun barrel are unkown. This gun was transported to Buka Island.

Wartime History

This gun was emplaced southeast of Bonis Airfield on Buka Island.

The gun mount remains in situ. Both gun barrels are removed and missing.

Thanks to Ian Smith for additional information.

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Last Updated
May 16, 2020


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Type 96 (1936)

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