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Fort Bragg in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

T-8 90mm Antitank Gun

 
 
T-8 90mm Antitank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
1. T-8 90mm Antitank Gun Marker
Inscription.

Developed late in World War II, the 90mm
was the most powerful American antitank
weapon of that conflict. It was used by
the 82nd Airborne Division in the postwar
era between 1946 and 1956.

 
Erected by 82nd Airborne Division Museum.
 
Location. 35° 7.791′ N, 79° 1.289′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. Marker and gun are on display about 300 feet east of the 82d Airborne Division Museum, Building C-6841, off Ardennes Street near Gela Street. Access is restricted due to Fort Bragg being an active military installation. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Bragg NC 28310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. M-56 Scorpion Self-Propelled Antitank Gun (here, next to this marker); Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar" (a few steps from this marker); M-551A1 Sheridan Armored Reconnaissance/Airborne Assault Vehicle (within shouting distance of this marker); UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairchild C-123-K Provider (within shouting
T-8 90mm Antitank Gun and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2009
2. T-8 90mm Antitank Gun and Marker
distance of this marker); 328th Infantry Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); C-7 "Caribou" (within shouting distance of this marker); 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
Also see . . .  90mm Gun Variants. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 736 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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