Okay, this is not a test or quiz. Rather, I have seen some weapons and I would love if someone can identify it.

It is some sort of infantry gun, probably dating to the interwar period. Nationality? I don't know. Calibre? Well, I don't know either.

I can't seem to post the images. So, I have left them as attachments.

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I don't have time just now to run and look at my sources, but I can hazard a guess and say that the howitzer is 37 to 40mm and it may be Japanese. I can't wait to see how wrong I was! Well, off to parent teacher conferences!
I don't have the answer to that but I think you possibly right in saying that it may be Japanese. I would need to look up a list of Japanese infantry guns and maybe look up grainy photos online or in some source book. This is most puzzling.
Hey - I have no idea how far off base I might be - but to me it looks like a "mountain" gun similar to some of the film and pictures I've seen of the campaigns in Italy/Austria-Hungary in WWI.
I agree that it looks like a Japanese gun.
Well, this was at museum at that ridge where the Malay Regiment fought the Japanese in Singapore and was wiped out to the last man. It is hard to say if there is any relation as there were some weapons around here that had no relation to that battle.

Jim, it is likely that this is an infantry gun, given the short barrel and gun-shield. Japanese? Not unlikely. Hmm.. The Germans, Russians and Japanese fielded infantry guns in the early part of the war, didn't they? I can't remember any other nation fielding them. Organic to the infantry.
I do remember seeing a picture of a very similar Japanese weapon years ago.

Wikipedia has a picture of a Japanese 70mm gun that looks close, but has different wheels and no gun shield. But look at the picture toward the bottom of the following entry, of an example captured on Saipan; it looks a lot more like your pictures.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_92_70_mm_Infantry_Gun
It's very possible, but the cylinder under the barrel looks more like the Japanese model.
You are possibly right. After all, this could be part of the 'Fortress Singapore' equipment in World War II. 'Obsolete' gear being fobbed off for defensive purposes?
I would definitely say that it is the Japanese m92.
Compare:

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And the wheels could be right to, as on this captured specimen:

I have a question for everyone... How effective were these guns in action. It looks good on paper a man mobile howitzer capable of going where most guns couldn't , but in reality were they useful in any way?
Were mortars useful to infantry units? From everything I've read, the infantry loved having whatever fire support they could get. Was a 37mm howitzer as useful as a mortar? Probably not when transprt and concealment are concerned. It would be cool in a miniatures scenario, either as a defensive weapon to hold back a horde of attackers, or as an assist to attacking infantry.
Matt, what is that? The frame (shield, wheels, and barrel assembly) looks similar to Chuang's pics, but the mechanics (elevation and firing gizmos?) don't look the same. Not that I know a darned thing about battalion guns, I'm just looking at gears and gizmos.... and trying to learn.

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