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  25mm Anti-Aircraft Gun Type 96 (1936) Twin Mount
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Justin Taylan 2003

Wartime History
Delivered to the Japanese Navy. Transported to Buka Island and emplaced at Buka Airfield.

Wreckage
Since at least the early 1980s, displayed at the front entrancce to Buka Airport outside the terminal building. Over the years, painted in both gray and reddish paint, likely due to available paint. The left barrel's surpressor is missing and both sights are broken off.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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25mm
Type 96 (1936)
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