40mm Bofors Gun, Bougainville

This 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun is being used against Japanese positions on Bougainville.
The Bofors Gun, Terry Gander. Looks at the long history of the Bofors guns, most famous as a naval anti-aircraft gun of the Second World War, but that is still be produced in new version today, eighty years after it was first designed. Looks at all of the producers and users of the gun and the many versions that have been developed. A very useful reference work. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (8 May 2013), 40mm Bofors Gun, Bougainville , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_40mm_aa_gun_bougainville.html

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