75mm. Howitzer

75mm. Howitzer (HMJRA)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21402 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.844', W 76° 29.091'

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Captured with its gun crew 16th August 1944 bythe 8th Naval Beach Battallion and the 540th ArmyEngineers at St. Raphael on the French Riveria.

This howitzer, set in a strong casemated position at the left flank of one of the assault beaches, was one of many guns which had been unsuccessfully used by the German Forces to prevent the American Occupation of the town of St. Raphael during the Allied invasion of the southern coast of France.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 371386 N 4315687
Decimal Degrees38.98073333, -76.48485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.844', W 76° 29.091'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 50.64" N, 76° 29' 5.46" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 525 S Rd, Annapolis MD 21402, US
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