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M1 240mm howitzer
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:36 pm
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Anyone got any images or locations?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:58 pm
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Jim, There is one at Ft. Sill, OK. I found 2 photos of it via a web search. There's also the T92 Howitzer Motor Carriage self propelled version of it, mounted on a slightly enlarged (1 extra roadwheel) T26E3 Medium Tank. Not sure if any of the HMC's survive? Rick
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 2:56 pm
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There are some surviving operational 240mm M1 Black Dragon howitzers still emplaced on islands off Taiwan. Here's a YouTube video of one of them live firing - www.youtube.com/watch?...ElP_uwSww.

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The US Army Yuma Proving Ground has one on the corner of US-95 & Imperial Dam Rd, next to the Atomic Cannon.
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