Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18
This gun captured in Normandy, France
during June 1944.
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
Location. 35° 7.838′ N, 79° 1.364′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Marker and howitzer are on display adjacent to the C-46 Commando airplane, about 75 feet north of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Curtis C-46 "Commando" (a few steps from this marker); Douglas C-47 (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Stang Field (within shouting distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (about 300 feet away); Fairchild C-123-K Provider (about 300 feet away); C-7 "Caribou" (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Bragg.
Also see . . .
1. 82nd Airborne Division Museum. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Brief History of the 82nd Airborne Division. (Submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.