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

Gun, 3 Inch M5

Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park

 
 
Gun, 3 Inch M5 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
1. Gun, 3 Inch M5 Marker
Inscription.  
Gun, 3 Inch, M5
Anti-Tank


Origin: United States
Ammunition: HE & AP
Range: 14,200 yards max. (AP)
Crew: 5
Rate of Fire: 12 rounds/min. max

Note: Armor penetration – 3.93 inches at 1,000 yards 2,500 produced 1942 - 44
 
Erected by Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 29° 58.854′ N, 81° 59.117′ 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. The Duck: Amphibian (Dukw) (a few steps from this marker); Truck, 1 ˝-Ton, 4x4 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Truck (a few steps from this marker);
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By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
2. Gun, 3 Inch M5 Marker
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Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Bourne (within shouting distance of this marker); Gun, 75 MM, M1897A2 (within shouting distance of this marker); Identification Plaque for Borne (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Starke.
 
Also see . . .
1. 3-inch Gun M5. (Submitted on July 24, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
2. Camp Blanding Museum & Memorial Park. (Submitted on July 24, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Gun, 3 Inch M5 image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, July 13, 2021
3. Gun, 3 Inch M5
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 24, 2022