Japanese Type 41 75mm Mountain Gun

© Photographed October 22, 2014
Little Chute, Outagamie County, Wisconsin
44.283623,-88.318082
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Japanese Type 41 75 mm
Mountain Gun
This Type 41 75 mm Mountain Gun was used by the Empire of Japan from 19__-1945. The weapon was designed by The Krupp Industry and manufactured by Osaka Arsenal. The mountain gun was used in World War I, Second Sino-Japanese War, and World War II. Originally it was the standard pack artillery weapon; . . .
Unfortunately, the frost on the marker has made it impossible to transcribe further.
The gun is located at Legion Park on northbound Madison Street / County Highway N, on the northeast corner of the intersection of Madison Street and Pierce Avenue, at or near 1002 Madison Street, Little Chute, Wisconsin 54140.

Wikipedia: Type 41 75 mm Mountain Gun
The Type 41 75 mm mountain gun is a Japanese license-built copy of the Krupp M.08 mountain gun. The Type 41 number was designated for the year the gun was accepted,the 41st year of Emperor Meiji's reign, 1908 in the Gregorian calendar.[1] Originally it was the standard pack artillery weapon. After it was superseded by the Type 94 75 mm mountain gun, it was then used as an infantry "regimental" gun, deployed 4 to each infantry regiment, and referred to as "Rentai Ho" (regimental artillery). Two gun shields were produced for the weapon, an early type, which folded into thirds, and a late type, which folded in half.
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See also, German 155mm Heavy Field Howitzer Model 18 / 15CM Schwere Feldhaubitze 18, also at this location.





The gun is located at Legion Park.

The gun is located in Little Chute, Wisconsin.

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