World War I

World War I (HM68E)

Location: Corydon, IN 47112 Harrison County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.709', W 86° 7.536'

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German 77 M.M. Trench Mortar

New Model "96" made in 1916. This Leichte Minenwerfer, "Light Bomb Thrower" was captured by the French Army and presented to the United States Government by the Government of France.

It weighed 550 lbs. when in action and could fire a 10 lb. projectile over half a mile.

Presented to American Legion Post 123 Corydon, by the United States Government by act of Congress. Delivered 1925.
HM NumberHM68E
Year Placed1925
Placed ByAmerican Legion
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:34am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 576549 N 4229678
Decimal Degrees38.21181667, -86.12560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.709', W 86° 7.536'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 42.54" N, 86° 7' 32.16" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 N Elm St, Corydon IN 47112, US
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