War Memorials of Wisconsin

Type 38 75mm field gun

The Japanese Type 38 75mm field gun was based on a German Krupp design of 1905. The carriage has wooden wheels and a plain box trail.    An 'Improved' version included equilabrators and an open box trail which allowed higher gun elevation to increase range.

There are 6 known Type 38 75mm field guns on display in Wisconsin.  They are at the following locations:

City Located Photo(s) Gun info Mount info Location GPS Map(s)
Alma, WI n/a ? ? Am. Legion Post 224,
501 No. Main St. (Hwy. 35)
N 44 19.556'
W 91 55.071'
Appleton, WI Type 38
No.1867
No.1867 Memorial Drive,
Hwy 47 South of Fox River
N 44° 14.655'
W 88° 24.936'
Camp Douglas, WI Type 38
No.3002
? Volk Field,
Wisc. National Guard Museum
N 43° 55.640'
W 90° 15.838'
Cadott, WI Type 38 Improved
No.332
No.160 Wisconsin Veterans Tribute,
I-29 and Hwy 27
N 44° 56.221'
W 91° 08.861'
Clintonville, WI Type 38
No. 73
? Pigeon River Walkway N 44° 37.386'
W 88° 45.723'
South Wayne, WI Type 38 No.783 Veterans Memorial Park,
along Hwy 11 in town
N 42° 34.207'
W 89° 52.733'


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