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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:42 am
Post subject: German gun at Memphis ARNG Armoury

Here is the German gun David Doyle mentioned in the AFV forum last week.

Location is 35.007017, -89.976490

German Gun

I have no idea what it is and I defer to you experts.

Rear view

Notice the plaque, it's really nice but makes it a real PIA to get breech stampings.

Plaque

Breech and Block stampings
P1775
Breech stampings

If anyone needs better pictures I'll be back in the area in a week.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:17 am
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I would say a 15cm s FH 18, The main German medium artillery. A nice one.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:23 am
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Thanks AJ2

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:27 am
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Can you measure the bore?
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:37 am
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If you want me to I can this Monday.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 12:02 pm
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if its easy.....
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:51 pm
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That's a relative term,

I'll give it a shot either way, since "Tichenor" wants me to check the SN location on the M7B2.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 4:53 pm
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Joe, Any of these close to you? Sorry its the best address I have, from the days before GPS's

3"M1905 FIELD GUN JACKSBORO TN
3"M1905 FIELD GUN JACKSBORO TN
155mm M1917 JACKSON TN
155mm M1917 LEXINGTON TN
24.5cm sMW M16 LIVINGSTON TN
155mm M1917A4 MILAN TN
155mm M1918A3 ABS No.21169 1918 MURFREEBORO TN
155mm M1918A3 ABS No.1833 1919 MURFREEBORO TN
3" M1905 WTVLT No.424 1916 MURFREEBORO TN
1pdr M1895 HOTCHKISS DECK GUN NASHVILLE TN MC
4" M1916 GRENADE THROWER NASHVILLE TN MC
7.6cm LMW 16 NASHVILLE TN MC
155mm M1918 ABS 1918 S. PITTSBURG TN
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:02 pm
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Jackson, Lexington, and Milan are pretty close, I can most likely get those on trips to Fort Campbell.

The others are around Nashville and further east where I don't go that much anymore.

Pittsburg, do you mean South Pittsburg by Chattanooga?

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South Pittsburg I think
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