M24 Chaffee Light Tank

M24 Chaffee Light Tank (HM1J49)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 3.781', W 96° 46.917'

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Type: Light Tank
Armament: 75 mm Gun
Cal .50 MG
Cal .30 MG
Engine: 220 Horsepower
Max Speed: 34 MPH
Crew: 4
Width: 8' 9" · Length: 16' 3"
Height: 8' 1" · Weight: 18 Tons

Used since 1945 by armored units, especially reconnaissance battalions. U.S. Constabulary units were authorized these tanks in conducting their operations and maintaining the peace in post-war Germany and Austria. The tank offered greater firepower and thicker armor than the earlier M5 light tank.
HM NumberHM1J49
Placed ByUnited States Army
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 9:05pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 691904 N 4326111
Decimal Degrees39.06301667, -96.78195000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.781', W 96° 46.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 46.86" N, 96° 46' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 273-283 Henry Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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