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Honolulu in Honolulu County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box

Hawaii Army Museum

 

—Fort DeRussy —

 
U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
1. U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box Marker
Inscription. In the months before Dec 7th, many of these steel pillboxes were planted to defend military installations, airfields, and likely landing beaches around Oahu. Once buried in position, the 2-man crew entered through culvert pipe openings at the base to operate light machine guns housed in the revolving turret.
 
Location. 21° 16.746′ N, 157° 50.022′ W. Marker is in Honolulu, Hawaii, in Honolulu County. Marker is on Kalia Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honolulu HI 96815, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Light Tank, M24 (here, next to this marker); Monarchy Cannon (here, next to this marker); Japanese Light Tank (a few steps from this marker); U.S. 105mm Howitzer M3 (a few steps from this marker); Japanese Type 1 (1941) (a few steps from this marker); Afong Villa (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kawehewehe (about 700 feet away); Mahiole (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honolulu.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
2. U.S. Prefabricated Pill Box Marker
Rene Edward DeRussy-bio-picture in the museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
3. Rene Edward DeRussy-bio-picture in the museum
Fort DeRussy-History-picture in the museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
4. Fort DeRussy-History-picture in the museum
Photo of Battery 'A' 16th Coast Artillery Fort DeRussy Dec 7, 1931 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
5. Photo of Battery 'A' 16th Coast Artillery Fort DeRussy Dec 7, 1931
The picture is located in the museum
Photo of Hawaii's Military History located in the museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 13, 2008
6. Photo of Hawaii's Military History located in the museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 3, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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