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  • Other titles
    • Japanese Model 41, 75 mm quick-firing infantry or mountain gun (descriptive name)
    • Type 41 infantry gun, pack gun
  • Description
    Japanese quick-firing infantry or mountain gun. Model 41, calibre 75 mm
    75 mm calibre [2.5 inches]; on box-trail carriage
    markings: serial number: 1099
    period: made in Japan [1908-1945]
  • Place
  • Other Number
    W1104
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, W1104
  • Notes


    Japanese Model 41, 75 mm quick-firing infantry or mountain gun
    This particular gun was used in World War 2.
    It was a Japanese license-built copy of the Krupp M.08 mountain gun, and fired high explosive armour piercing ammunition at the rate of 10 rounds per minute at a range of 7800 yards.
  • Event
    1939-1945
    WW2
    World War II
  • Person
  • Place
  • Production
    not researched (maker)
    JapanAsia
    OsakaJapanAsia
    [1908-1945]
    1939
    World War 2, wars
  • Signature/marks
    • 41式山砲 - 41 model mountain cannon [howitzer]  (engraved)
    • 大阪砲兵工廠 - Ōsaka Hōhei Kōshō  (engraved)
    • 1099  (firearm serial number)
    • 昭和十四年?月製  (engraved)
    • 大阪工廠 - Ōsaka Kōshō  (engraved)
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › metal
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole width : 1200mm
    • 0 - Whole length : 3550mm
    • 0 - Whole height : 1250mm
      (calibre: 75mm. Axle is approximately 70mm in diameter, and is 460mm off the ground.)
    • 0 - Whole calibre : 75mm
    • 0 - Whole weight (c.) : 544000g
      (Weight taken from Wikipedia.)
  • Classification
  • Record created
    22 December 2014

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