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  127mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Type 89   
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November 2, 1943

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Justin Taylan 2000

Wartime History
Twin 127mm Anti-Aircraft gun transported to Rabaul. Emplaced at the on high ground at western edge of Lakunai Airfield, overlooking Sulphur Creek to the north. Part of a two gun battery and director, each emplaced in a concrete revetment.

Wreckage
Remains in situ, gun facing northward. Breech blocks removed.

References
Ken’s Men Against The Empire page 127 (photos)

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January 9, 2018

 

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