Answered By: Marie Rose
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015     Views: 64

This armored amphibian assault vehicle mounting a 105 millimeter howitzer is located on the north side of the Parade Ground. It was acquired in 1968 through the efforts of General Edwin H. Pollock, U.S.M.C. (Ret.), who was at the time chairman of the Board of Visitors. Obtained by General Pollack from the Marine Corps. Pollack was Chairman of the Board of Visitors at the time. The tank came from California. Originally the LVTH-6 was placed at the southeast corner of the Parade Ground, replacing a Navy torpedo that was moved next to Jenkins Hall. (Sources: correspondence file concerning the LVTH-6, Citadel Archives; "Landing Vehicle Places at The Citadel," News and Courier, March 22, 1968, p. 1B)

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