VFW 155mm Howitzer

VFW 155mm Howitzer (HMK3E)

Location: Torrington, CT 06790 Litchfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 47.94', W 73° 7.3'

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Veterans of Foreign Wars
Post 9086 ? Torrington, CT.
155mm Howitzer
Presented to the
City of Torrington
All Veterans Memorial
1995

[ lower plaque ]
M114A2 ? Howitzer, Medium
Towed ? 155mm Cannon
Max Range: ? 30, 000 Meters
Rate of Fire: ? 4 Rnds per min. (maximum)
Carriage Mfg by: ? Lufkin Foundry & Machine Co. in 1944
Barrel: ? Mechanized, Recoil M6A2 Rock Island Arsenal, IL
A military 1-1/2 up to 5 Ton truck towed this field artillery weapon along with a gun crew of six for fire missions.
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HM NumberHMK3E
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Year Placed1995
Placed ByVeterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9086
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 1:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 656050 N 4629165
Decimal Degrees41.79900000, -73.12166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 47.94', W 73° 7.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 47' 56.40" N, 73° 7' 18.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)860
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 42-82 S Main St, Torrington CT 06790, US
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