G4M bombers in flight, seen through the gun port of another G4M, date unknown

Caption   G4M bombers in flight, seen through the gun port of another G4M, date unknown ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
Identification Code   2007.084.001.269
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 12 Dec 2011

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
12 Oct 2011 04:42:42 PM

In the 1930s the Japanese adopted the Lewis gun, as seen in gunners position, aboard a G4M1 Betty bomber. It was an air-cooled, gas operated weapon the Type 97 was of 7.7mm caliber on a flexible mount. It was copied from the British Lewis gun and was fed by a magazine of 47 or 97 rounds the Betty carried four 7.7mm machine guns, and one 20mm cannon.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Oct 2011 05:39:55 PM

I'm going to take a guess here, aircraft could belong to 751st Kokutai that operated out of Rabaul, New Britian. Note* I try to be careful and use a convenient photograph to illustrate the action of the photo or text, even though it maybe, or not be directly related.

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