U.S. Army 3 Inch M5 Antitank Gun

U.S. Army 3 Inch M5 Antitank Gun (HMX5N)

Location: Watervliet, NY 12189 Albany County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 43.671', W 73° 42.086'

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The 3 inch antitank gun was deployed during WWII. Hundreds of these guns were used by American troops in Europe and the Pacific during the war.
Range: 16,100 yards max. 1,000 yards antitank range.
The U.S. 1st Army and 3rd Army in Europe had over 300 of these antitank guns in used during World War II. Between D-Day and V-E Day over 400,000 rounds were fired by M5 antitank guns in battle in the European Theater of Operations.
All M5 gun barrels were manufactured at the Watervliet Arsenal.
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HM NumberHMX5N
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 3:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 606310 N 4731411
Decimal Degrees42.72785000, -73.70143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 43.671', W 73° 42.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 43' 40.26" N, 73° 42' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 158-198 16th St, Watervliet NY 12189, US
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