Item 2017-027-154 - Anti-aircraft gun

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Anti-aircraft gun


  • 1941 (Creation)

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Photograph, B and W Print, 21 x 16 cm.

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Donated in 2017.

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Photographer: Graphic Photo Union, 200 Gray's Inn Road, London.
Location: Undetermined.

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Published in The Star Weekly, Toronto, 11 October 1941 with caption: "This anti-aircraft gun, manned by Canadians in the army overseas, brought down the one Nazi bomber so far destroyed by our land forces. The crew is looking for more."

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Published in Sunday Graphic, No. 1,379, 7 September 1941 with caption: "And here is the gun team, ready for anything. They've not long been in this country."

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Standing behind, left to right: Laydman, Armstrong, Watson. Seated, left to right: Ernie Underwood, Leslie Underwood. Standing at front: Roach.


Bofor gun.

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