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Redwood Falls in Redwood County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Clayton H. Pickett / The General Sherman

 
 
Clayton H. Pickett Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
1. Clayton H. Pickett Memorial Plaque
Inscription.
Clayton H. Pickett
In memory of our comrade Clayton H. Pickett Corporal NG27342169 who was killed in action November 5, 1951 while serving in Korea with the 89th Tank Bn.

Former members, Tank Company, 135 Infantry
Redwood Falls July 4, 1976


The General Sherman
The workhorse of American armored forces during World War II, the Sherman became the best known American tank of that period. Almost 50,000 were built. An extremely reliable vehicle, the Sherman weighed about 31 tons, could travel at 25 miles per hour, had 3-inch armor plate and a 75mm gun.

A Bicentennial Memorial
to Our Comrades
Redwood County VFW Post 2553
                                    July 4, 1976

 
Erected 1976 by the former members of Tank Company, 135 Infantry and Redwood County VFW Post 2553.
 
Location. 44° 32.446′ N, 95° 7.443′ W. Marker is in Redwood Falls, Minnesota, in Redwood County. Marker can be reached from West Bridge Street (State Highway 19 / 67) near North Grove Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Memorial is in Perk's Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 West Bridge Street, Redwood Falls MN 56283, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
The General Sherman Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
2. The General Sherman Memorial Plaque
At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Military Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Geology of the Redwood Falls Region (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Wowinape or Thomas Wakeman (approx. 1.4 miles away); Richard Sears Memorial Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lower Sioux Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Mdewakanton Ehdakupi Wanagi Makoce (approx. 6.4 miles away); St. Cornelia's Church (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Redwood Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clayton H. Pickett. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.)
2. M4 Sherman. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.) 

3. Medium Tank M4 Sherman. (Submitted on October 17, 2013.)
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World II
 
Clayton H. Pickett / The General Sherman Plaques image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
3. Clayton H. Pickett / The General Sherman Plaques
The General Sherman image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 25, 2013
4. The General Sherman
M4A3 Sherman tank
75 mm medium-velocity general-purpose gun
(with muzzle brake)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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