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M114 115-mm M1A2 Howitzer - Oshawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard
N 43° 53.097 W 078° 51.452
17T E 672103 N 4861325
Quick Description: This Howitzer is located at Branch 43 of the Royal Canadian Legion.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/20/2018 11:12:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMYAJY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
Views: 2

Long Description:
The M114 155 mm howitzer was a towed howitzer developed and used by the United States Army. The gun was also used by the armed forces of many nations, including Canada.

This particular Howitzer is mentionned on page 40 of the book
Shelldrake: Canadian Artillery Museums and Gun Monuments
by Harold A. Skaarup
What type of artillery is this?: M114 115-mm M1A2 Howitzer

Where is this artillery located?: Veterans Building

What military of the world used this device?: Many...

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
One mystery, nearby (unsolved by me)

Date artillery was in use: Not listed

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed

Cost?: Not Listed

Still may work: Not Listed

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