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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania

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Fort Indiantown Gap is in Lebanon County
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1Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — 40 & 8 Boxcar
This 40 & 8 Boxcar is one of forty-nine cars that comprised the merci or gratitude train, a gift to the American people from the citizens of France. Pennsylvania received it at a ceremony in Harrisburg on February 6, 1949. All forty-eight states . . . Map (db m12546) HM
2Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — 95th Infantry Division Memorial — "Iron Men of Metz"
The U.S. 95th Infantry Division was stationed at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation from February to July 1944, preparing for combat service in France and Germany, as an important part of the victorious American Forces. This Is A . . . Map (db m101224) HM WM
3Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — AH-1F Bell — "Cobra" Helicopter
The AH-1F Bell "Cobra" helicopter traces its lineage from the UH-1 Series helicopter. The original "Cobra" replaced the Huey's bulky fuselage with the thin-profile fuselage and tandem seating. For more than 40 years, the "Cobra" struck fear in the . . . Map (db m12586) HM
4Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Clyde Grubb • Lester Baver
With sincere and deep appreciation the Men of "A" Company 36th Armored Infantry Regiment Third Armored Division place this plaque to commemorate Clyde Grubb Clyde took it upon himself to acquire Army permission to locate the . . . Map (db m101190) HM
5Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Company G, 112th Infantry, and Service Troop, 104th Cavalry, War Memorial
Given in honor of Co. G, 112th Inf., PNG (1917) and Svc. Tp., 104th Cav. PNG (1940) and to the memory of the soldiers of those units who gave up their lives World War I Killed in Action Sgt. John W. Wilson 28 Sep 1918 • Pvt. Clair Richwine . . . Map (db m101188) WM
6Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — EC-130E "Commando Solo"
Flown exclusively by the Airmen of the 193rd Special Operations Wing, Middletown, Pa., this EC-130E "Commando Solo" is a one-of-a-kind aircraft in many ways. Conducting the U.S. Military's only airborne psychological operations mission, this . . . Map (db m12540) HM
7Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — EC-130E Commando Solo I — "Never Seen Always Heard"
The EC-130 Commando Solo II provided worldwide airborne radio and television broadcast capability supporting psychological operations around the world during the period 1991-2006. It evolved from earlier C-130 variants known as Valiant Solo and . . . Map (db m12542) HM
8Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — F-102 Jet Fighter
The Convair F-102 Jet Fighter "Delta Dagger" was a part of the backbone of the United States Air Defense System in the late 1950's. Beginning its service to the country in 1956, its main purpose was to intercept enemy aircraft in US Air Space, . . . Map (db m12580) HM
9Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Fallen Warrior Memorial - 2nd BCT — Fallen Warrior Memorial Symbolism
Fallen Warrior Memorial 2nd BCT The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division (2/28 BCT), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, was mobilized January 2005 to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. Known as the "IRON BRIGADE," it marked the . . . Map (db m12543) HM
10Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Frank Smolik • Bob Pacios
With sincere and deep appreciation the Men of "A" Company 36th Armored Infantry Regiment Third Armored Division place this plaque to commemorate the editors of The Spearhead Doughboy "A" Company's newsletter Frank Smolik 1984 . . . Map (db m101191) HM
11Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M1/IPM1 Abrams Tank
Since the beginning of massed armies around the world, formal military units have been outfitting their armies in protective gear; in the beginning with armored breastplates, to English Knights, to the Ironclad ships of the American Civil War, and . . . Map (db m101169) HM
12Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M110 Howitzer
The M110 203mm self-propelled howitzer, commonly known as the 8-inch, first entered service with the US Army in 1963. The M110A2 variant presently displayed included the longer M201 cannon tube of the M110A1 model and the double-baffled muzzle . . . Map (db m101192) HM
13Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M113A2 APC
The original M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) helped revolutionize mobile military operations when it entered service in 1960. These vehicles can carry 11 soldiers plus a driver and track commander under armored protection across hostile . . . Map (db m101171) HM
14Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M2/M59 Howitzer
This M52 (155mm) Towed Howitzer was the standard heavy field gun for the United [S]tates during World War II. During World War I the United States was poorly equipped with heavy artillery. To address this issue, the U.S. Army developed several . . . Map (db m101211) HM
15Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M42 Duster
This M42 40mm Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun commonly referred to as "Duster" was built for the United States Army from 1952 until the end of 1959. A total of 3,700 M42 were built by the General Motors [Corp] under their tank division. The . . . Map (db m101193) HM
16Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M46 Patton Tank
The M46 Patton was developed as a rebuild program for the M26 shortly before the outbreak of the Korean War. A new powerpack was installed in the rear hull, leading to modified engine access doors and a different rear panel. Like the M26A1, it was . . . Map (db m101172) HM
17Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M4A3 Sherman Tank
During World War II, one of the most famous tanks was that of the iconic M4 Sherman. Used on all fronts, the Sherman tank was a versatile and reliable tank. Besides the United States, Great Britain, Canada, French, South Africans and Soviet armies . . . Map (db m101174) HM
18Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M578 LRV
Developed and used during the Cold War, the M578 Light Recovery Vehicle (LRV) was developed to change the barrels in the M107 self-propelled 175mm gun and the M110 self-propelled 8 inch (203mm) howitzer. Once in service the mission was quickly . . . Map (db m101207) HM
19Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M60A3 Patton Tank
This M60A3 Main Battle Tank (MBT) is a fully tracked, armored, combat vehicle operated by a crew of four consisting of a driver, gunner, loader, and a tank commander. The vehicle is powered by a 750 horsepower V-12 air cooled compression ignition . . . Map (db m12572) HM
20Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M915A1 Line Haul Tractor
When the military travels world wide they tend to bring a lot of material. The M915A1 was developed as a way to streamline the shipping of needed material used by the military over the standard 2 1/2 and 5 ton trucks. The early versions produced . . . Map (db m101210) HM
21Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Nike "Ajax" Missile
Developed during the first decade of the Cold War to combat possible Soviet aircraft the Nike System was the world's first successful, widely-deployed, guided surface-to-air missile system. It was named "Nike" for the mythical Greek Goddess of . . . Map (db m12575) HM
22Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Nike "Hercules" Missile
The successor to the first Nike missile, the Nike "Ajax", the "Hercules" was a much more capable missile in every way. Designated as MIM-14 it came in three different models A/B/C and over 25,000 missiles were made with the most being the MIM-14B . . . Map (db m12584) HM
23Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — OH-6A Cayuse — "Loach" Helicopter
The OH-6A Cayuse was designed as a military scout aircraft during the Vietnam War to meet the Army's need for an extremely maneuverable light observation helicopter. Nicknamed the "Loach" because of its LOH designation (light observation . . . Map (db m12585) HM
24Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Saint-Avold Tribute to 3rd American Army
The town of Saint-Avold in gratitude to her Liberators of the 3rd American ArmyMap (db m101194) WM
25Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Third Armored Division — Remembers France, Belgium, & Germany
June 1944 to May 1945 Battle Stars Awarded: Normandy • Northern France Rhineland • Ardennes Central Europe Fort Indiantown Gap Jan 1943 to Sept 1943 [Dedicated] September 1994Map (db m101189) HM WM
26Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — UH-1 Iroquois — "Huey" Helicopter
The UH-1 "Huey" helicopter is a multifaceted aircraft, capable of command and control, resupply, casualty evacuation, liaison and troop transport. The "Huey" is the most widely used military helicopter. The venerable aircraft began arriving in . . . Map (db m12588) HM
27Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge — December 16, 1944 • January 25, 1945 — A Triumph of Courage —
The World War II Federation proudly dedicates this monument to the six hundred thousand American men and women who, in World War II fought three German Armies in the Ardennes Forest of Belgium and Luxembourg and won the largest land battle ever . . . Map (db m101212) HM
Jan. 29, 2022