Japanese 120-mm cannon of coastal defense, captured on Guam

Japanese 120-mm cannon


The Japanese 120-mm Type 3 coastal defense weapon, captured by the Americans on a hill east of the airfield on Orote Peninsula, Guam.
Type 3 sea guns were a remake of the English marine 4.7 inch guns of the firm “Elswick Ordnance Company”, produced in Japan under license. Such guns were put on the Japanese destroyers “Momi”, “Minekaze”, “Vakatake”, “Kamikaze” and “Mutsuki”, and also widely used to protect island military bases.

 

 

Location: Guam Island, Pacific Ocean
Date: October 5, 1944

In : 1944

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