Beam gunners on Short Sunderland I

Beam gunners on Short Sunderland I
This picture shows the two beam gunners on the Short Sunderland I, each armed with a single Vickers K gun. This space was used to house a two-gun dorsal turret on the Sunderland II and later versions.
Short Sunderland Squadrons of World War 2, Jon Lake. A look at the service carrier of the most successful British flying boat of the Second World War, and a key component in Coastal Command's battle against the U-boat. Covers the introduction of the aircraft, its role in the Battle of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, West Africa and other theatres.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 October 2008), Beam gunners on Short Sunderland I, http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_short_sunderland_I_beam_guns.html

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