Artillery in Canadian service: 40-mm Bofors Light Anti-aircraft Gun

40-mm Bofors Light Anti-aircraft Gun

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3209022)

Four 40-mm Bofors anti-aircraft gunners in Normandy, credited with the downing of a German Junkers Ju 88 twin engine bomber, 17 June 1944.

(IWM Photo, NA 11256)

Gunner Howard Potter has a shave near his 40mm Bofors anti-aircraft gun, while other members of the crew scan the skies over Ortona, January 1944.

(Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3223277)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gun, manned by Gunners of the RCA, Brighton, England, March 1943.

(Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583068)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gun, being prepared for loading on a Douglas C-47 Dakota, RCAF (Serial No. 653), 27 Oct 1943.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3208286)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gunners with 4 LAA Regiment watching a burning German ammunition dump, Zuthphen, Netherlands, 7 Apr 1945.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo,MIKAN No. 3225643)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA gun mounted on a light truck, Caen, France, 18 Jul 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3583069)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors loaded on an aircraft, 27 Oct 1943.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4233812)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gunners in Normandy.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4233963)

QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gun manned by 1st Canadian Division gunners.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3240422)

British Gunners manning a Bofors anti-aircraft gun, Russi, Italy, 18 February 1945.

(Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN No. 3224686)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Guns with searchlights mounted on a Canadian National Railways Armoured Train, 12 July 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN No. 3224683)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Guns with searchlights mounted on a Canadian National Railways Armoured Train, 12 July 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada Photos, MIKAN No. 3224687)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Guns with searchlights mounted on a Canadian National Railways Armoured Train, 12 July 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234051)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gun, Picton, Ontario.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234050)

40-mm Bofors LAA Gun, 1st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RCA, Picton, Ontario.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3260956)

Gunner V.C. Northey, loading 40-mm Bofors AAA rounds, 5th Battery, 2nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RCA, Campobasso, Italy, 29 October 1943.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3577106)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors Twin AA gun crew, HMCS Algonquin.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3230534)

Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors AA Gun Mk XI in Twin Mounting practice firing, HMCS Nabob, Jan 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3612507)

Ordnance QF 40mm Bofors AA Gun, HMCS Prince Henry.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3196183)

Quad AA Gun assembly, Dominion Engineering Works, 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4821420)

40-mm Bofors LAA Gun, RCN.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3598667)

Hands closed up for 40-mm Bofors LAA Gun for Action Stations on board HMCS Iroquois.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3607611)

40-mm Bofors LAA Gun with crew.

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