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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wahiawa in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

U.S. Medium Tank

M-4A3E8

 
 
U.S. Medium Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
1. U.S. Medium Tank Marker
Inscription. In the spring of 1951, units of the 25th Infantry Division crossed the Han River to liberate the City of Seoul. One of the units that took part in this operation was C Company, 89th Tank Battalion. In preparation for their assault across the Han, they painted their tanks with a "Devils" scheme designed to frighten the Chinese. They called themselves "Rice's Red Devils" after Captain Clifford Rice, their commanding officer. This is are presentation of the artwork painted on their tanks.
1944
This exhibit was made possible by the following organizations: 25 Infantry Division Association; 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry; The Hawaii Historic Arms Association; The Military Vehicle Preservation Association-Hawaii Chapter; Project Teen 2000.
 
Location. 21° 29.472′ N, 158° 3.078′ W. Marker is in Wahiawa, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Tropic Lightning Museum, home of the 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks. This division was also known as the Tropic Lighting Division. Marker is at or near this postal address: 361 Waianae Ave, Wahiawa HI 96786, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General John M. Schofield
U.S. Medium Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
2. U.S. Medium Tank Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); USS Utah Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named USS Utah Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); a different marker also named USS Utah Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); USS Arizona Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona (approx. 10.8 miles away); USS West Virginia Memorial (approx. 10.9 miles away); Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
U.S. Medium Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
3. U.S. Medium Tank Marker
155MM M114A2 Howitzer image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
4. 155MM M114A2 Howitzer
This howitzer, first produced in 1942, provided close supporting fires to a maximum range of 14,000 meters during World War II, the Korean War and in Vietnam. The 1st Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment was equipped with the 155MM howitzer for 25 years from 1972 until the Battalion's inactivation at Schofield Barracks in 1997. 1942
U.S. Howitzer, Light, Towed 105MM, M-102 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
5. U.S. Howitzer, Light, Towed 105MM, M-102
The M-102 was first introduced in 1966 during the Vietnam War. It fires a variety of conventional munitions and can be traversed through 360 degrees as the carriage pivots around the center of the circular base. The howitzer can be dropped by parachute or transported by utility helicopter. 1967
U.S. Medium Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 12, 2008
6. U.S. Medium Tank Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 9, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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