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Polish Bofors anti-aircraft gun abandoned after the column was attacked by German aircraft, Battle of Bzura, Poland, Sep 1939Hungarian anti-aircraft crew operating a 40-mm Bofors AA gun, Russia, circa mid-1941
Polish Bofors anti-aircraft gun abandoned after the column was attacked by German aircraft, Battle of Bzura, Poland, Sep 1939Hungarian anti-aircraft crew operating a 40-mm Bofors AA gun, Russia, circa mid-1941
Gun crews aboard USS South Dakota man their 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns during the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942British sailors and British and American soldiers on the beach at Algiers, mid-Nov 1942; note 40-mm Bofors gun and three trucks in background
Gun crews aboard USS South Dakota man their 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns during the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands, 26 Oct 1942British sailors and British and American soldiers on the beach at Algiers, mid-Nov 1942; note 40-mm Bofors gun and three trucks in background
40mm Bofors mount at the stern of USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942Bird
40mm Bofors mount at the stern of USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942Bird's eye view of a twin 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina while the ship was at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942. Note the numerous ammunition racks inside the gun tub.
Side view of a twin 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina while the ship was at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942View of port side 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942
Side view of a twin 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina while the ship was at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942View of port side 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942
View of starboard side 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942American 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun crew on an Algerian beach, North Africa, 1943
View of starboard side 40mm Bofors mount aboard USS North Carolina, Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, US Territory of Hawaii, 15 Nov 1942American 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun crew on an Algerian beach, North Africa, 1943
40-mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns aboard light cruiser Montpelier, circa 1943Bird
40-mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns aboard light cruiser Montpelier, circa 1943Bird's-eye view of the amidships section of USS Iowa, circa Feb-Mar 1943
USS Essex on her shakedown cruise, 20 Mar 1943, with F6F aircraft in foreground and SBD in the backGun crews on a twin 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft mount take their meals at general quarters aboard the Light Carrier USS Independence in the Caribbean Sea, 30 Apr 1943.
USS Essex on her shakedown cruise, 20 Mar 1943, with F6F aircraft in foreground and SBD in the backGun crews on a twin 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft mount take their meals at general quarters aboard the Light Carrier USS Independence in the Caribbean Sea, 30 Apr 1943.
Rear smokestack of USS Iowa at work during shakedown cruise on the east coast of the United States, May 1943; note quad Bofors mount in foregroundBob Feller posing before a 40mm Bofors quad mount aboard a ship, possibly USS Alabama, 3 May 1943
Rear smokestack of USS Iowa at work during shakedown cruise on the east coast of the United States, May 1943; note quad Bofors mount in foregroundBob Feller posing before a 40mm Bofors quad mount aboard a ship, possibly USS Alabama, 3 May 1943
40mm Bofors mounts on the main deck of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors mounts on turret No. 3 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
40mm Bofors mounts on the main deck of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 194340mm Bofors mounts on turret No. 3 of USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
40mm Bofors quad mount aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View of Bofors cluster aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943
40mm Bofors quad mount aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943View of Bofors cluster aboard USS Iowa, New York Navy Yard, New York, United States, 9 Jul 1943

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