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M1A1 155mm Field Gun ~ Mohave Desert Veterans Memorial of Golden Shores
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 34° 46.502 W 114° 28.801
11S E 730606 N 3850989
Quick Description: This Field Gun is part of the Mohave Desert Veterans Memorial at the east end of Golden Shores Community Park at the intersection of Shore Drive and Mohave County Highway 10 (Old Route 66) in Topock/Golden Shores, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2012 4:02:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMFRGV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 9

Long Description:
The M1A1 Field Gun is a Vietnam era weapon use to great effect during that war. Its great mbility and quick set-up enables much more flexibility in use than heavier fixed-base artillery batteries.
What type of artillery is this?: Field Gun or Howitzer

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: US Army and Marine Corps

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 34° 46.501 W 114° 28.819

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Still may work: no

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
GC4M6C2


Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

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