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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer

 
 
L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
1. L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer Marker
Inscription.  
Captured from Iraqi Army
by 2-130 FA KSARNG

Built in Italy and Designed for
Use in Mountainous Terrain
from 1957 to 1984

Crew of 7
Max Range - 10,750 meters
Short Barrel

 
Erected by Museum of the Kansas National Guard.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm. A significant historical year for this entry is 1957.
 
Location. 38° 56.829′ N, 95° 41.003′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. The marker is on the grounds of the Museum of the Kansas National Guard, at the entrance to Forbes Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6700 SW Topeka Boulevard (US Highway 75), Topeka KS 66619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. UH-1H Huey Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); F-4D Fighter Aircraft (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Palm Park (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ichabod Washburn (approx. 6.2 miles away); A "Separate But Equal" School?
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(approx. 6.3 miles away); Monroe School Neighborhood (approx. 6.3 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 6.3 miles away); How to Heat and Cool an Old School (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in the military static display area east of the museum.
 
Also see . . .  OTO Melara Mod 56. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 24, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
2. L-5 105mm Pack Howitzer
Museum of the Kansas National Guard image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 10, 2011
3. Museum of the Kansas National Guard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 785 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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