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Japanese Model 92

[1932] 70 mm Howitzer

 
 
Japanese Model 92 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2014
1. Japanese Model 92 Marker
Inscription.

Used extensively throughout WW2
468# Gross Weight
Range: 3,075 Yds.
Impact Burst: 40 Yds.

Restoration completed April 2004
due to the efforts of:
Grayson County
Red River Valley
Chapter of the MVPA
(Military Vehicle Preservation Assn.)

Special Thanks to:
Custom Sandblasting
Advantage Powder Coating

 
Location. 33° 38.147′ N, 96° 36.557′ W. Marker is in Sherman, Texas, in Grayson County. Marker is at the intersection of Travis Street and Lamar Street (Texas Highway 56), on the left when traveling north on Travis Street. Click for map. Marker is on the southeast grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Houston Street, Sherman TX 75090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stone from Old Ox Mill (here, next to this marker); President Roosevelt's Visit to Grayson County (a few steps from this marker); Courthouses of Grayson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Butterfield Overland Mail Route Through Grayson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Home County of Conservationist Allison Mayfield
Japanese Model 92 Mount Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2014
2. Japanese Model 92 Mount Marker
[Reads] This gun mounted through
the generosity of the Sherman Democrat
and the Grayson County Commissioners' Court
MCMXXX [1930]
Chas. R. Simmons Post XXIX
American Legion

[Presumably there was a different, probably WWI, artillery piece originally on this concrete pad since the Model 92 IOC was 1932]
(within shouting distance of this marker); Grayson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Texas Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Eleventh Texas Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sherman.
 
Also see . . .  Type 92 Battalion Gun at Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, World II
 
Japanese Model 92 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2014
3. Japanese Model 92 and Marker
Courthouse in background
Japanese Model 92 Battalion Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 9, 2014
4. Japanese Model 92 Battalion Gun
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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