M36 Tank Destroyer

M36 Tank Destroyer (HM1J3E)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 3.774', W 96° 46.938'

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Armament: M3 90 mm gun
Crew: 5
Weight: 62,004 lbs
Speed: 30 mph
Range: 149 miles

The M36 nicknamed the "Jackson", started its action in July 1944 in Europe. The tank carried the M3 90 mm gun - the most powerful US anti-tank weapon in World War II. The 703rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 1st infantry Division, successfully utilized the M36's against Panzers and Tigers beginning in late 1944.
HM NumberHM1J3E
Placed ByUnited States Army
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Date Added Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 691874 N 4326097
Decimal Degrees39.06290000, -96.78230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.774', W 96° 46.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 46.44" N, 96° 46' 56.28" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Sheridan Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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