U.S. 105mm Howitzer M3

U.S. 105mm Howitzer M3 (HM1JX4)

Location: Honolulu, HI 96815 Honolulu County
Country: United States of America

N 21° 16.74', W 157° 50.016'

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Hawaii Army Museum

— Fort DeRussy —

With the emergence of airborne troops in 1941 came the need for an airborne howitzer. The M3 was created by shortening an existing 105mm howitzer barrel and mounting it on a modified 75mm carriage. The lightweight M3 proved to be an effective weapon within its limited range of 8295 yards.
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HM NumberHM1JX4
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Date Added Monday, April 6th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)4Q E 621002 N 2353472
Decimal Degrees21.27900000, -157.83360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 21° 16.74', W 157° 50.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds21° 16' 44.4" N, 157° 50' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)808
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2131 Kalia Rd, Honolulu HI 96815, US
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