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Parris Island in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Japanese 75mm Field Gun

Model 95 (1935)

 
 
Japanese 75mm Field Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 26, 2009
1. Japanese 75mm Field Gun Marker
Inscription. Designated for use with the Japanese Cavalry, the Model 95 Field Gun is a horse-drawn gun with split trails, hydropneumatic recoil mechanism and horizontal sliding wedge type breech mechanism. The 75mm gun weighs 2440 pounds and fires a fourteen pound projectile at a maximum range of 12,000 yards.
 
Erected by U.S. Marine Recruit Depot Parris Island.
 
Location. 32° 20.874′ N, 80° 40.642′ W. Marker is in Parris Island, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Panama Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located between Samoa Street and Santo Domingo Street. Marker is in this post office area: Parris Island SC 29905, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barrow Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peatross Parade Deck (approx. 0.3 miles away); Uncommon Valor (approx. 0.3 miles away); To Purple Heart Recipients (approx. half a mile away); Northern Most Known Bastion of Spanish Florida (approx. 2.9 miles away); Charlesfort-Santa Elena Site (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort San Marcos & The Ribaut Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fort San Marcos (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Parris Island.
 
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Japanese 75mm Field Gun and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 26, 2009
2. Japanese 75mm Field Gun and Marker
 Type 95 75 mm Field Gun From Wikipedia. only a total of 261 units were produced; It was primarily assigned to units in mainland China. (Submitted on April 9, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryWar, World II
 
Japanese 75mm Field Gun image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 26, 2009
3. Japanese 75mm Field Gun
 
 
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