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Anti-Tank Gun Type 1

Imperial Japanese Army Type 1, 47mm Anti-Tank Gun found on Naval Base Guam (Santa Rita, Guam - Naval Base access required). Introduced in 1942, approximately 2,300 of these guns were produced at the Osaka Arsenal and was the first Japanese anti-tank gun design. While not part of the official Naval Base Guam Historic Trail the gun offers a small piece of WWII History on Guam.

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  • Text: Alex Bedoya, Jr.
  • Photos: Alex Bedoya, Jr.