Historic Markers Across Georgia

Soviet 85 mm Gun

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Location: on Cannon Rd near the visitors center in the Veterans Memorial Park, US 280 west of Cordele, GA.
County: Crisp
Coordinates: N 31° 57.572    W 083° 54.7
  31.959533    -83.91166
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: None


This Russian 85 mm antitank gun Model-44 was captured in Vietnam. This gun was basically divisional artillery, which meant it could be used in a wide variety of roles.