Winneconne American Legion Giles-Luce Post 364 105 mm Howitzer M3

© Photographed August 24, 2015
Winneconne, Winnebago County, Wisconsin

The Howitzer is located on westbound West Main Street, west of its intersection with North 5th Street, at 536 West Main Street, Winneconne, Wisconsin 54986.

NOTE: This is a World War II Howitzer.

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Wikipedia: M3 howitzer
The 105 mm Howitzer M3 was a U.S. light howitzer designed for use by airborne troops. The gun utilized the barrel of the 105 mm Howitzer M2, shortened and fitted to a slightly modified split trail carriage of the 75 mm pack howitzer. The howitzer was used by the U.S. Army during World War II. It was issued to airborne units and the cannon companies of infantry regiments.
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See also, Winneconne American Legion Giles-Luce Post 364 Veterans Memorial, also at this location.

The Howitzer is located at The American Legion Giles-Luce Post 364.

The memorial is located in Winneconne, Wisconsin.

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