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Near Venedocia in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun

New Veterans Memorial

 
 
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
1. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
close up of stone, showing text
Inscription. The howitzer was used by the U.S. Army during WW II. It was issued to Airborne Units and Cannon Companies of Infantry Regiments. Range 7 miles.
 
Erected 2016 by Eagle Scout Dominic Adkins.
 
Location. 40° 47.127′ N, 84° 27.705′ W. Marker is near Venedocia, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker can be reached from Bobb Street (Ohio Route 116). Touch for map. Marker is in Venedocia Memorial Park Marker is on Ohio Route 116 0.2 miles west of Jefferson Street. Marker is in this post office area: Venedocia OH 45894, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anthony Wayne's March Across Van Wert County / Venedocia Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Venedocia War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leslie C. Peltier (approx. 7.4 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal / Delphos (approx. 7.6 miles away); Miami – Erie Canal (approx. 7.8 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 8 miles away); Hoghe Road Bridge (approx. 8 miles away); Spencerville Veterans Memorial (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Venedocia.
 
Additional keywords.
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
2. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
back side of stone
Boy Scouts of America
 
Categories. War, 1st Iraq & Desert StormWar, 2nd IraqWar, AfghanistanWar, World II
 
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
3. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
side view of monument
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
4. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
Muzzle view of the 105 howitzer, with memorial stone at front
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
5. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
one of the more contemporary flag holders in the display
105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, May 31, 2016
6. 105 Howitzer Anti-tank Gun Marker
another more recent flag medallion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   4. submitted on June 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   5, 6. submitted on May 31, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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