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Huntington in Huntington County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

WWII Sherman Tank

 
 
WWII Sherman Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 18, 2020
1. WWII Sherman Tank Marker
Inscription.  
This World War II Sherman M4A1 Medium Tank with 76 mm wet gum was from the Watertown Arsenal. Overhauled 1950 and bears No. 68091.

The tank was dedicated, upon its placement in Memorial Park, to the Men and Women of Huntington County who answered their Country's call. Dedicated November 11, 1958 By the City of Huntington and Battery "A” 138th AAA (AW) BN (SP) Indiana National Guard

[Dedication plaque on the tank:]
To the men and women of Huntington county who answered their country's call dedicated November 11, 1958 by the city of Huntington and Battery "A” 138th AAA (AW) BN (SP) Indiana National Guard
 
Erected by Huntington County Veterans' Council.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, World II. A significant historical date for this entry is November 11, 1958.
 
Location. 40° 52.717′ N, 85° 30.383′ W. Marker is in Huntington, Indiana, in Huntington County. Memorial is on West Park Drive (Business U.S. 24) 0.1 miles west of Dimond Street, on the right
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when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1125 W Park Dr, Huntington IN 46750, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John R. Kissinger (here, next to this marker); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Taps (a few steps from this marker); Huntington Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Elizebeth Smith Friedman (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Order of the Purple Heart (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
WWII Sherman Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 18, 2020
2. WWII Sherman Tank Marker
WWII Sherman Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 18, 2020
3. WWII Sherman Tank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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