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Fort Riley in Geary County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage

 
 
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
1. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage Marker
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Type: Multiple Gun Motor Carrier
Armament: .50 Cal Machine-gun
Combat Weight: 22,000 lbs.
Max Speed: 45 MPH
Range: 210 miles
Built by the White Motor Company and introduced into service in 1943. Designed as an anti-aircraft weapon, it is armed with a quad .50 caliber machine-gun. The vehicle continued in American use until the Korean War and was used in other countries until the 1970s. The basic chassis is the M3 Half-track Personnel Carrier.
 
Erected by United States Army.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, KoreanWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1943.
 
Location. 39° 3.787′ N, 96° 46.919′ W. Marker is in Fort Riley, Kansas, in Geary County. Marker is on the vehicle static display area adjacent to the U.S. Cavalry Museum, at the east end of the Parade Field, and between Custer and Sheridan Avenues. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Henry Avenue, Fort Riley KS 66442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M5 Stuart Light Tank (here, next to this marker); M4A3 Sherman Medium Tank
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
2. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage and Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); M24 Chaffee Light Tank (a few steps from this marker); Ogden Monument (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules (a few steps from this marker); M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (within shouting distance of this marker); M3A1 37 mm Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); M36 Tank Destroyer (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Riley.
 
Also see . . .  M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage. (Submitted on February 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 17, 2012
3. M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 366 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 9, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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