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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18

 
 
15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. 15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18 Marker
Inscription.  
Standard howitzer for German divisions.
This gun captured in Normandy, France
during June 1944.

 
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 35° 7.838′ N, 79° 1.364′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker and howitzer are on display adjacent to the C-46 Commando airplane, about 75 feet north of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Curtis C-46 "Commando" (a few steps from this marker); Douglas C-47 (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Stang Field (within shouting distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (about 300 feet away); Fairchild C-123-K (about 300 feet away); C-7 "Caribou" (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. 15cm Medium Field Howitzer, M18 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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