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Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun

M48

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, August 8, 2010
1. M48 Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun and Marker
Inscription. The M48 Tank was designed in 1954. The tank weight is 45 tons. It has an aircooled 810 hp engine and carries a crew of four. Armament consists of two machine guns in addition to the 90mm gun which has a maximum effective range of 2.7 miles.

Presented by the US Army School/ Training Center and Fort Gordon in honor of veterans of the 10th Armored Division who trained at Camp Gordon 1942 - 1944
 
Location. 33° 27.584′ N, 82° 0.796′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Pendleton King Park. Touch for map. Park located at Kissingbower Rd / Troupe Road at Woodland Ave, Augusta. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Richard Henry Wilde (approx. one mile away); Great Indian Trading Path (approx. one mile away); Augusta Arsenal (approx. 1.2 miles away); Village of Summerville (approx. 1.2 miles away); Augusta Arsenal 1941 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Paine College (approx. 1.2 miles away); Montrose (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun. M48 Tank Service history:
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Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 8, 2010
2. Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun Marker
service 1950s - 1990s (USA)
Wars :Vietnam War, Six Day War, Indo-Pakistani War of 1965,
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, Iran–Iraq War,
Battle of Mogadishu (1993)
 
Also see . . .  M48 Patton. ... was the third and final US medium gun tank of the Patton series, named after General George S. Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army during World War II and one of the earliest American advocates for the use of tanks in battle. (Submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 8, 2010
3. Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun Marker
M48 Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 8, 2010
4. M48 Tank, Combat, 90MM Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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