Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun
Presented by the US Army School/ Training Center and Fort Gordon in honor of veterans of the 10th Armored Division who trained at Camp Gordon 1942 - 1944
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 33° 27.584′ N, 82° 0.796′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Pendleton King Park. Park located at Kissingbower Rd / Troupe Road at Woodland Ave, Augusta. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shiloh Orphanage (approx. 0.9 miles away); Home of Richard Henry Wilde (approx. one mile away); Great Indian Trading Path (approx. one mile away); Augusta Arsenal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Summerville Augusta Arsenal 1941 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Paine College (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montrose (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun. M48 Tank Service history:
In service 1950s - 1990s (USA)
Wars :Vietnam War, Six Day War, Indo-Pakistani War of 1965,
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, Iran–Iraq War,
Battle of Mogadishu (1993)
Also see . . . M48 Patton. ... was the third and final US medium gun tank of the Patton series, named after General George S. Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army during World War II and one of the earliest American advocates for the use of tanks in battle. (Submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,601 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.