U. S. Army Ordnance Museum (Aberdeen Proving Ground)
Aberdeen Proving Ground
Hours: Monday 12-4pm, Tuesday-Sunday 10am-4pm
The U. S. Army Ordnance Museum is located at the U. S. Army Aberdeen Proving Ground (Aberdeen Proving Ground). The museum has an outdoor collection of nearly every piece of artillery, small arm, military vehicle, tank. fire control equipment and armored fighting vehicles used by the US Army and other nations around the world.
Outside the museum is the museum's collection of tanks, self propelled guns and anti-tank guns. Listed below are only types related to WWII Pacific.
89 Yi-Go Medium Tank
Type 95 Ha Go Medium Tank
Captured on Attu, taken to United States for evaluation
Type 97 Chi-Ha Shinhoto Medium Tank
Captured on Iwo Jima, taken to United States for evaluation
Type 1 Ho-Ni 75mm Self Propelled Gun
Captured at Aritao on April 6, 1945 taken to United States for evaluation
M10 Tank Destroyer
Museum Indoor Display
The indoor museum contains the museum's collection of small arms, machine guns, mortars, and other displays. Listed below focuses only on types related to WWII Pacific.
Type 97 7.7mm Machine Gun Serial Number 12030
Mounted in a tank turret hull mount
Type 93 13.2mm Machine Gun
Mounted on anti-aircraft gun mount
Type 92 Machine Gun Serial Number 22582
Machine gun on mount with scope
Type 1 Machine Gun
Machine gun on mount
Type 11 6.5mm Light Machine Gun
Displayed on bi-pod
Type 96 6.5mm Light Machine Gun
Two examples, displayed on bi-pod
Type 91 6.5mm Light Machine Gun
Tank mounted example
Small arms displays include: Nambu 8mm Model 14 Pistol, Arisaka Type 38 (1905) Rifle & Arisaka Type 44 (1911) Carbine, Type 5 (1945) Semiautomatic Rifle, Murata Type 20, "Knee Mortar", E-1(A) Fuse.
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