M-56 Howitzer 105mm Towed (Yugoslavia)

M-56 Howitzer 105mm Towed (Yugoslavia) (HML6P)

Location: San Antonio, TX 78234 Bexar County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 26.613', W 98° 27.818'

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Based on the German M18/40 Light Field Howitzer used in World War II. This gun was probably sold to Iran, then captured by Iraq in the Iran-Iraq War. It was damaged in a firefight with US forces in February 1991 north of Kuwait City and abandoned. Recovered by Maj Charles Meade, TASK FORCE FREEDOM, for Fort Sam Houston.

Weight · 4,620 lb
Crew · 7
Made by · SDPR, Belgrade
Range · 13000 m
Ammunition · High Explosive, Smoke, Armor-piercing
HM NumberHML6P
Placed ByFort Sam Houston Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 552017 N 3257248
Decimal Degrees29.44355000, -98.46363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 26.613', W 98° 27.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 26' 36.78" N, 98° 27' 49.08" W
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Area Code(s)210
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 907-999 Liscum Rd, San Antonio TX 78234, US
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