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M106A1 Mortar Carrier

 
 
M106A1 Mortar Carrier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 25, 2008
1. M106A1 Mortar Carrier Marker
Inscription.
1964 Modification of the M-113
armoured personnel carrier
fitted with a 4.2-inch mortar on a
rotating turntable for highly mobile
firepower. The M106A1 is capable of
amphibious operation and speeds of 40 MPH.
The M106A1 has seen extensive combat
experience in vietnam and in all theatres
of war throughout the world.

 
Location. 34° 55.895′ N, 82° 13.325′ W. Marker is in Greer, South Carolina, in Spartanburg County. Marker can be reached from 17th Street east of South Line Street (South Carolina Highway 101), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is flat on the ground near the mortar carrier. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 South Line Street, Greer SC 29651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ronnie Eugene Norris Remembrance Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Greer Area Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); AH-1 Cobra Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Worth Barnett Overpass (approx. half a mile away); 101 Trade Street
M106A1 Mortar Carrier and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 9, 2008
2. M106A1 Mortar Carrier and Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Stone Mortar (approx. half a mile away); Indian Boundary Line (approx. half a mile away); Tribute to Greer Firefighters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Spring-Wood Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greer.
 
Also see . . .
1. M113 Armored Personnel Carrier. The M113 is an armored personnel carrier family of vehicles in use with the US military and many other nations. (Submitted on August 28, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. M113 Armored Personnel Carrier. The M113 is a fully tracked armored personnel carrier that formed the backbone of the U.S. Army's mobile infantry units from the time of its introduction in the 1960s. (Submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels
 
M106A1 Mortar Carrier image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 25, 2008
3. M106A1 Mortar Carrier
M106A1 Mortar Carrier image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
4. M106A1 Mortar Carrier
M106A1 Mortar Carrier image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
5. M106A1 Mortar Carrier
M106A1 Mortar Carrier image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, August 29, 2009
6. M106A1 Mortar Carrier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,057 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 28, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on August 26, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on September 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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