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World War Two gun

One of the exhibits inside the tank at Lyness. Not sure what type it is, but my military training (from Commando books) suggests that it is an anti-aircraft gun.
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Picture added on 04 November 2005
My equally military training from similar sources (may include Wizard, Hotspur and Victor comics in addition to Commando books) suggests a 40mm Bofors AA gun.
Added by Mike Dunster on 04 November 2005
A Bofors gun. My dad was one of the crew that manned such a gun during WW2 while stationed at Orkney. We took him back in 2011, his first visit since 1945. Have a photo if anyone interested.
Added by Mike Wils on 12 June 2016
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