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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.2 km
Ascend 25 m
Descend 32 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Columbus, United States. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: M1

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The M1 Abrams is a third-generation American main battle tank designed by Chrysler Defense and named for General Creighton Abrams. Conceived for modern armored ground warfare and now one of the heaviest tanks in service at nearly 68 short tons, it introduced several innovative features, including a multifuel turbine engine, sophisticated Chobham composite armor, a computer fire control system, separate ammunition storage in a blow-out compartment, and NBC protection for crew safety. Initial models of the M1 were armed with a licensed-produced 105 mm Royal Ordnance L7 gun, while later variants feature a licensed Rheinmetall 120 mm L/44.

Wikipedia: M1 Abrams (EN)

arrow down foot steps 538 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: Bradley

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The Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV) is a tracked armoured fighting vehicle platform of the United States developed by FMC Corporation and manufactured by BAE Systems Land & Armaments, formerly United Defense. It is named after U. S. General Omar Bradley.

Wikipedia: Bradley Fighting Vehicle (EN)

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Sight 3: M113

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The M113 is a fully tracked armored personnel carrier (APC) that was developed and produced by the FMC Corporation. The M113 was sent to United States Army Europe in 1961 to replace the mechanized infantry's M59 APCs. The M113 was first used in combat in April 1962 after the United States provided the South Vietnamese Army (ARVN) with heavy weaponry such as the M113, under the Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) program. Eventually, the M113 was the most widely used armored vehicle of the U. S. Army in the Vietnam War and was used to break through heavy thickets in the midst of the jungle to attack and overrun enemy positions. It was largely known as an "APC" or an "ACAV" by the allied forces.

Wikipedia: M113 armored personnel carrier (EN)

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Sight 4: Half-Track

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The M3 half-track was an American armored personnel carrier half-track widely used by the Allies during World War II and in the Cold War. Derived from the M2 half-track car, the M3 was extensively produced, with about 15,000 standard M3s and more than 38,000 variant units manufactured.

Wikipedia: M3 half-track (EN)

arrow down foot steps 633 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 5: National Infantry Museum

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The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center is a museum located in Columbus, Georgia, just outside the Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning. The 190,000-square-foot museum opened in June 2009.

Wikipedia: National Infantry Museum (EN)

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