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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2021 2:51 p.m. PST

"Introduced into service in 1922, the Japanese Type 11 37mm gun was an infantry support weapon which could stop armoured vehicles like tanks. It was still in service during the Japanese invasions of China in the 1930s, where it also proved useful against bunkers and other installations. However as tanks became progressively better armoured, the weapon, like all 37mm guns, became increasingly ineffective, and production ceased in 1937, although it continued in use in China. By the time Japan declared war on the Western Allies in 1941 the gun was mainly in reserve units or used for training, and seems to have been little used, if at all, in the Pacific War…"




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