M36 Tank Destroyer

M36 Tank Destroyer (HM1J3E)

Location: Fort Riley, KS 66442 Geary County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 3.774', W 96° 46.938'

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Armament: M3 90 mm gun
Crew: 5
Weight: 62,004 lbs
Speed: 30 mph
Range: 149 miles

The M36 nicknamed the "Jackson", started its action in July 1944 in Europe. The tank carried the M3 90 mm gun - the most powerful US anti-tank weapon in World War II. The 703rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, 1st infantry Division, successfully utilized the M36's against Panzers and Tigers beginning in late 1944.
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HM NumberHM1J3E
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Placed ByUnited States Army
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Date Added Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 691874 N 4326097
Decimal Degrees39.06290000, -96.78230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 3.774', W 96° 46.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 3' 46.44" N, 96° 46' 56.28" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Sheridan Ave, Fort Riley KS 66442, US
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