Ford F-15A (Wire-5) - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 25.003 W 075° 43.025
18T E 443894 N 5029494
Quick Description: This Ford F-15A Wireless Truck is on permanent display in the Lebreton Gallery of the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/9/2018 6:28:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMYQ5K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
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Long Description:
Text of the plaque:

F 15A Wireless Truck (Wire-5)

Commanders used extensive communication networks to coordinate the massive movement of vehicles, soldiers and equipment on Second World War battlefields.

Canadian Military Pattern "Wireless" radio trucks like this one acted as mobile communication centres. Two signallers working in the back of this vehicle used its powerful radio set to link Canadian units on the front line with their brigade or division headquarters.

F-15A Wireless Truck: (visit link)
Location restrictions:
Museum Hours: June 30 to September 3, 2018 Monday to Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. September 4, 2018 to March 31, 2019 Monday to Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fees: Adult $17 Senior $15 Student $13 Child (3-12) $11 Family (6 Pers. – Max 2 Adults) $43 Free Thursdays 5 to 8pm

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