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40mm Mk II Shell Casing

40mm Mk II Shell Casing

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This 40mm Mk II anti-aircraft shell casing was typically fired from a single or double barrel Bofors 40 mm L/60 Model 1936 artillery gun. Typically, the double barrel version was produced for the navy and a single barrel version for the army. 

For demonstration; see the photograph of a double barrel cannon firing aboard the USS Hornet. 

This particular casing is stamped 1941.

 

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