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Near Starke in Clay County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2

Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park

 
 
Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
1. Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 Marker
Inscription.  
Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2
Light Artillery & Anti-Tank


Origin: United States
Ammunition: HE & AP
Range: 13,870 yards max. (AP)
Crew: 6
Rate of Fire: 15 rounds/min. max
Note: Armor penetration – 2.7 inches at 1,000 yards 21,000 + produced 1897-1940
 
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 29° 58.87′ N, 81° 59.104′ W. Marker is near Starke, Florida, in Clay County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Florida Route 16 and Tallahassee Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located within the Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park, near the entrance to Camp Blanding. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5629 State Route 16 West, Starke FL 32091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. D Day (a few steps from this marker); 29th Infantry Division (a few steps from this marker); Truck (a few steps from this marker); Truck, 1 ½-Ton, 4x4
Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
2. Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); 30th Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 31st Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); First Infantry Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bourne (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
 
Also see . . .
1. 75 mm Field Gun M1897 on M2 Carriage. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 

2. Camp Blanding Museum. Museum website homepage (Submitted on July 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.) 
 
Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
3. Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2022