Japanese Type 96 machine gun crew in China, 1937; seen in the 1 Sep 1937 issue of the Japanese publication AsahigraphJapanese troops with an armored car and a Type 96 machine gun, date unknownCaptured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (right), bayonets, Type 11 machine guns (foreground), DP machine gun (with pan), and Type 96 machine gun (background), Hubei Province, China, 1942Captured Japanese Type 11 (background), Type 96 (center rear), Type 11 (center front), and DP (foreground with pan) machine guns, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note stocks of Arisaka Type 38 rifles and helmets
Japanese Type 96 machine gun crew in China, 1937; seen in the 1 Sep 1937 issue of the Japanese publication AsahigraphJapanese troops with an armored car and a Type 96 machine gun, date unknownCaptured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (right), bayonets, Type 11 machine guns (foreground), DP machine gun (with pan), and Type 96 machine gun (background), Hubei Province, China, 1942Captured Japanese Type 11 (background), Type 96 (center rear), Type 11 (center front), and DP (foreground with pan) machine guns, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note stocks of Arisaka Type 38 rifles and helmets
Captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun cartridge, Type 91 grenades, and unidentified grenade type, Hubei Province, China, 1942Chinese soldier with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipmentChinese soldier with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note Type 96 machine gun and other unidentified equipmentMounted Chinese officer with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, photo 1 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipment
Captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun cartridge, Type 91 grenades, and unidentified grenade type, Hubei Province, China, 1942Chinese soldier with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipmentChinese soldier with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942; note Type 96 machine gun and other unidentified equipmentMounted Chinese officer with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, photo 1 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipment
Mounted Chinese officer with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, photo 2 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipmentChinese soldier with Japanese equipment captured during the Third Battle of Changsha, Jan 1942A Canadian soldier inspecting a captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 16 Aug 1943Captured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (left), Type 92 machine gun (background), Type 96 machine guns (center), and Type 11 machine guns (foreground), Changde, Hunan Province, China, 25 Dec 1943
Mounted Chinese officer with captured Japanese equipment, Hubei Province, China, 1942, photo 2 of 2; note Arisaka Type 38 rifles, Type 96 machine gun, and other unidentified equipmentChinese soldier with Japanese equipment captured during the Third Battle of Changsha, Jan 1942A Canadian soldier inspecting a captured Japanese Type 96 machine gun, Kiska, Aleutian Islands, US Territory of Alaska, 16 Aug 1943Captured Japanese Arisaka Type 38 rifles (left), Type 92 machine gun (background), Type 96 machine guns (center), and Type 11 machine guns (foreground), Changde, Hunan Province, China, 25 Dec 1943
Japanese Type 96 light machine gun with Type 99 shield; seen in figure 292 of US War DepartmentType 96 light machine gun as seen in US Army Medical Department
Japanese Type 96 light machine gun with Type 99 shield; seen in figure 292 of US War Department's publication "Handbook On Japanese Military Forces" dated 1 Oct 1944Type 96 light machine gun as seen in US Army Medical Department's Wound Ballistics publication, 1962
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