Any idea what plane this could be?

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  1. skipperbob

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    I ran across this pic that I have never seen before. The caption says "Firing at Nazi planes 1942"

    Don't think B-17 or B-24. Medium bomber? B18? Small windows to left of gunner? It is obviously a very early style gun station but on what aircraft?

    I almost think this is a pic taken during training rather than combat. Any ideas....


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    Well whatever it is, he's not going to hurt anyone without bullets in that gun!
     
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    My guess is a B-24 Tunnel Gun (early model)

    Google B-24 Tunnel Gun (pictures) and you get similar pictures
     
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    Thanks, I have never heard of the B-24L.
     
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    Shots of a tunnel gun from the CAF B24 in Dallas in 2009 DSCF1079.JPG DSCF1075.JPG
     
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