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Old 22-08-07, 22:13
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Default 3" 20cwt AA gun

We appear to have achieved a good start to the 3.7 AA gun thread so now lets try the interwar 3"gun i am aware they were still in service in 1943 but then seemed to disappear were they with drawn into reserve or scrapped. I am certain i have seen evidence that some were still in general use in the far east untill 1945
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Photo No.: KID 2649
Title: BRITISH MILITARY VEHICLES 1918-1939
Collection No.: 6000-02
Description: AEC 850, 6 x 6, Artillery Tractor of 15th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery towing a 3 inch Anti-Aircraft Gun.
Period: Interwar
Date: c.1934
Access: Unrestricted
Colour / B&W: Black and white
Type: Official photograph
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Photo No.: ARMY TRAINING 18/6
Photographer: British Army photographer
Title: THE BRITISH ARMY PREPARES FOR WAR
Collection No.: 4700-101
Description: Men of a Territorial Army Anti-Aircraft Battery training on a 3 inch anti-aircraft gun, aircraft height finder and predictor in their drill hall.
Period: Interwar
Date: c.1938
Access: Unrestricted
Colour / B&W: Black and white
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Photo No.: H 1387
Photographer: War Office official photographer
Title: THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45
Collection No.: 4700-37
Description: 3-inch gun crew of 303rd Battery, 99th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, in action at Hayes Common in Kent, May 1940.
Period: Second World War
Date: May 1940
Access: Unrestricted
Colour / B&W: Black and white
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Photo No.: H 1388
Photographer: War Office official photographer
Title: THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-45
Collection No.: 4700-37
Description: 3-inch gun crew of 303rd Battery, 99th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, in action at Hayes Common in Kent, May 1940.
Period: Second World War
Date: May 1940
Access: Unrestricted
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Photo No.: O 182
Photographer: Keating G (Lt) War Office official photographer
Title: THE BRITISH ARMY IN FRANCE 1939
Collection No.: 4700-61
Description: 3-inch anti-aircraft guns of 2nd AA Battery, 1st AA Brigade, near BEF GHQ at Wanquetin, 19 October 1939.
Period: Second World War
Date: 19 October 1939
Access: Unrestricted
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