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French 75 Millimeter Feldhase

 
 
French 75 Millimeter Feldhase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
1. French 75 Millimeter Feldhase Marker
Inscription.  This 1916 gun was used by the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I as part of a horse drawn caisson. During the war, American forces were loaned guns, planes, and other equipment from the French arsenal.

This gun was moved to Veterans Memorial Park in 1993 when Capitol Park was renovated.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 33° 11.587′ N, 87° 31.542′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on McFarland Boulevard East (U.S. 82), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial park, located in front of University Mall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1701 McFarland Boulevard East, Tuscaloosa AL 35404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuscaloosa County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); M60A3 TTS Medium Tank (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Tuscaloosa (CA 37) (a few steps from this marker); Gun from the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa (within shouting
French 75 Millimeter Feldhase Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
2. French 75 Millimeter Feldhase Marker
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distance of this marker); Replica Gates for Northington General Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey) (within shouting distance of this marker); Willys Jeep (within shouting distance of this marker); Vought A-7E Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
French 75 Millimeter Feldhase image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
3. French 75 Millimeter Feldhase
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 883 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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