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  140mm Naval Gun Type III (No. 2)

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Yoji Sakaida 2005

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Justin Taylan 2005

Wartime History
One of two guns emplaced furthest to the west at Kangu Beach on southern Bougainville. To the east is 140mm Naval Gun Type III (No. 1).

The gun still remains to this day.

Stephen Turner visited in 1985:
"The projectiles were still stacked adjacent to the gun, but all of the brass casings had been removed and taken for scrap earlier."

Rust in Peace page 213

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April 16, 2018


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